Rapid Fire Evening 2011-06-22: Paris Air Show

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* Northrop Grumman and Selex Galileo announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding to jointly pursue opportunities in the directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) international market. * Goodrich’s Actuation Systems has been selected by Boeing to work on the US Air Force Research Laboratory’s (ARFL) Integrated Vehicle Energy Technology program (INVENT). The company will design and test energy, power and thermal management technologies for the next generation of tactical fighters and mobility transport systems. * Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) signs an agreement with Rheinmetall to provide logistics and training support to the German Armed Forces should their government select the MH148 Cyclone multi-mission helicopter. The MH148 Cyclone is the marine derivative of the S-92 helicopter. * At Le Bourget 2011, Dassault’s executive chairman underlines why Rafale fighter exports are so critical for France. Still looking for their 1st, though… * Flight International reports from the Paris Air Show on the growing interest in Moog’s Air Truck AT-802u single-engined civil/COIN turboprop. * There’s also potential interest in a commercial cargo version of Northrop Grumman’s LEMV ISR airship. Boeing has its own Skyhook effort, and then there’s Lockheed Martin’s Skytug. * Thales Australia and Nammo sign a ten year strategic teaming agreement to cooperate and boost export potential in the global ordnance market. * Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander calls upon […]

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