SIAE 2019
International Paris Air Show
Aviation and Aerospace defense industry exhibition
17 - 23 June 2019, Paris-Le Bourget, France
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Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus Helicopters and the French Ministry for Transport to perform first flight of hybrid light helicopter demonstrator in 2020

Airbus Helicopters and the French Ministry for Transport (DGAC) have announced the launch of a research project aimed at demonstrating the use of a hybrid propulsion system onboard a single-engine helicopter testbed. This initiative, which will lead to the first flight of a demonstrator in 2020, will focus on the integration of an electric backup system on the testbed helicopter in order to power the rotor system for up to 30 seconds, without the use of the main gas turbine.

Paris Air Show 2019: Lockheed Martin team enhances command and control for ballistic missile defense

Through ongoing modernization to the command, control, battle management and communications (C2BMC) system, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) team has significantly enhanced the Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense System. Part of this C2BMC modernization is an engage on remote capability that enables the Aegis Weapon System to engage threats based on information provided entirely from C2BMC remote sensor and track data.

Paris Air Show 2019: Eurofighter, EUROJET and NETMA sign long term evolution initial contracts

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH, EUROJET Turbo GmbH and NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency, have signed contracts together worth €53.7 million to support the long-term development of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft.

Paris Air Show 2019: Lockheed Martin and Airbus reaffirm tanker partnership

With an agreement in place to explore U.S. military tanking opportunities, Airbus and Lockheed Martin senior executive leaders met for some "tanker talk" during the 2019 Paris Air Show. The Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) provided the perfect backdrop for the meeting with (l to r) Alberto Gutierrez, Head of Military Aircraft, Airbus Defence and Space; Michele Evans, Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, and Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space.

Paris Air Show 2019: Safran teams with Hensoldt and mades on Eo/Ir project for Europe's Future MALE

Safran Electronics & Defense, Hensoldt Optronics and Mades have signed collaboration agreements on the Euroflir 610, a high-performance multispectral electro-optical targeting and observation system proposed for the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance - Remotely Piloted Aircraft System).

Paris Air Show 2019: Azur Drones presents the Skeyetech system

Azur Drones is present at Paris Air Show 2019 (France) and showcases the SKEYETECH System, an autonomous drone for video surveillance.

Paris Air Show 2019: Elettronica to highlight the new generation of RWR and the 360 degree innovative solutions designed for self and mutual defence

Elettronica Group is present at Paris Air Show 2019  with a wide range of solutions for Electronic Warfare (EW), cyber EW, intelligence, and the brand new generation of RWR.

Paris Air Show 2019: Leonardo unveils its largest-ever drone, the Falco Xplorer

On June 17, at an unveilingevent at the Paris Air Show, Leonardo introduced its largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), the Falco Xplorer.

Paris Air Show 2019: Elbit Systems contracted for JMUSIC DIRCM on German A400M aircraft

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded an approximately $73 million contract from Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG (“Diehl Defence”) to provide J-MUSIC™ Directed Infrared Counter Measure (DIRCM) systems for the German Air Forces’ Airbus A400M aircraft. The contract will be performed over a four-year period.

Paris Air Show 2019: Universal Avionics presents new fly-by-sight concept with interactive-SVS

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is showcasing its unique Interactive-Synthetic Vision System (i-SVS) during the 2019 Paris Air Show. The innovative operator’s sight-control concept allows pilots to easily select entities on the company’s conformal SkyLens Head-Wearable Display (HWD), sending it directly to the InSight Display System.

Paris Air Show 2019: French Joint Forces Light Helicopter Guepard will be fitted with FN Herstal machine gun pod

At Paris Air Show 2019, on the booth of the French Ministry of Defense, a full-size mockup of the new Joint Forces Light Helicopter Guepard is presented for the first time to the public. In the beginning of June 2019, The French Minister of Defense, Florence Parly, has announced that the launch of the Joint Light Helicopter (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger; HIL) program will be launched for 2021.

Paris Air Show 2019: Quantum-Systems and ESG present Vector and Scorpion UAS

The aviation company ESG presents at Paris Air Show 2019 (Hall C2 - booth C353)  its two UAS innovations for tactical deployment scenarios together with the specialist for unmanned "eVTOL" UAV systems, Quantum-Systems.

Paris Air Show 2019: Leonardo and Sapura signed a MoU on Cyber Defence

Leonardo and Sapura Secured Technologies (SST) of Malaysia will collaborate to promote cyber defence and security solutions through Cyber Academy and Cyber Range Development to the Malaysian public and private sectors. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed today at the Paris Air Show, combines the strong services portfolio of Sapura with Leonard’s Cyber Security solutions to deliver market leading capabilities.

Paris Air Show 2019: Pratt and Whitney announced bigger military aftermarket in Oklahoma

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. , today announced an expansion of its Military Aftermarket Services in Oklahoma. Pratt & Whitney plans to make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade existing facilities, supporting sustainment operations at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base. This expansion will create more than 100 jobs over the next several years.

Paris Air Show 2019: Raytheon and Black Sage team to deliver counter-drone tech

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Black Sage are now partnering through a formal teaming arrangement to provide an integrated drone detection and mitigation system for civil authorities, critical infrastructure and military organizations around the world.

Paris Air Show 2019: Fighter Aircraft Market Worth $260B over Next 10 Years

In its new study "The Market for Fighter Aircraft," Forecast International projects that a total of 3,401 fighter aircraft will be produced from 2019 through 2028. The value of this production is estimated at $264.2 billion (in FY19 U.S. dollars).

Paris Air Show 2019: Rafael unveils a unique SAR feature for its Litening and Reccelite EO pods

At Paris Air Show 2019, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. presents its fifth generation Litening and Reccelite systems, effectively transforming them from traditional EO pods into EO+, with the addition of a unique SAR feature and the optional application of additional EO+ features, such as (EW, Comm, IRST). This constitutes a revolutionary quantum leap in all-weather, stand-off targeting and reconnaissance pods.

Paris Air Show 2019: Lacroix showcases latest generation spectral flares, new training systems and more

During the 2019 Paris Air Show, LACROIX will be proud to report the delivery of the first batch of its series production of its specially designed countermeasures for the A400M to the Air Force, and successful testing of new kinematic decoy flares for the Rafale, helicopters and transport aircraft.

Paris Air Show 2019: Thales solution for surveillance and intelligence missions

At a time when digital technologies are increasingly shaping the battlefield of the future, the need for armed forces to boost their intelligence-gathering capability is becoming ever more acute. For units deployed in the demanding conditions of the theater of operations, having the technology to gain an understanding of the terrain and the forces in the field is absolutely vital.

Paris Air Show 2019: Japanese MCH-101 most modern Airborne Mine Countermeasure helicopter

Japanese Company Kawasaki presents a scale model of the MCH-101 airborne light countermeasure helicopter, one of the most modern helicopters in its category. The MCH-101 is operated by Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF). This helicopter is equipped with three kinds of mine detection/sweeping systems, including a towing sonar (AN/AQS-24A), a laser detection system (AN/AES-1) and an acoustic minesweeping gear (Mk-104).

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