Defence ERP pseudo tender released

The scope of the ERP project is large to say the least. Credit: Defence

There are more fun and games to be had in Defence IT it seems, with CIOG overhauling the ERP Defence INSIGHT program.

KC-390 international debut

Embraer’s KC390 prototype at Farnborough. Delivery of the first production aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force will occur in the second half of 2018. Credit: ADM (Nigel Pittaway)

Embraer’s new generation multi-mission transport aircraft, the KC-390, made its international debut at the Farnborough Airshow this week.

Navantia signs engineering support for LHDs and LCM-1Es

(L-R): Nicolás Sibello, financial director Navantia Australia; Francisco Barón, director Navantia Australia; Paul Heiskanen, LHD Sustainment Project Office commercial director; and LHD Sustainment Project Office Director CAPT Shane Glassock. Credit: Navantia Australia

Navantia signed a new contract with the Capability and Sustainment Group for Platform Design Services this week. Premium

LRIP 10 contract for JSF engines

An F135 JSF engine during testing. Since 2009, Pratt & Whitney has reduced the cost of the common CTOL and CV F135 engines by half. Credit: Pratt & Whitney

The US DoD has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $US1.5 billion LRIP contract for the tenth lot of F135 engines for the three F-35 variants. Premium

UK MoD signs for nine Poseidon MPAs

The Boeing Poseidon P-8A. The UK will join the US Navy, India, and Australia as a customer. Credit: Boeing Defense

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has confirmed the deal to purchase nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) for the Royal Air Force. Premium

Canadian avionics for PC-21s

The SparrowHawk digital Head-Up display. Credit: Esterline CMC

Canadian firm Esterline CMC Electronics has been awarded a contract by Pilatus to supply its advanced cockpit avionics for the RAAF fleet of 49 PC-21s. Premium

Roketsan and Lockheed Martin develop F-35 missile

Lockheed Martin and Roketsan of Turkey have signed a follow-on contract to finalise development of the Stand Off Missile-Joint Strike Fighter (SOM-J) cruise missile. Premium

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