PARIS AIR SHOW–Germany is expected to release its RFP for a heavy lift helicopter competition this summer, and Sikorsky [LMT] officials consider the opportunity a major one for the company’s CH-53K King Stallion helicopter, along with a looming competition in Israel for a replacement ...

France’s Naval Group and Italy’s Fincantieri signed a joint venture agreement on June 14 that delineated the terms of incorporation for a new 50/50 owned company. The companies signed an Alliance Cooperation Agreement on June 14 after both companies’ boards of directors approved what is being ...

Boeing [BA] awarded BAE Systems contracts to provide the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) and Vehicle Management Control Systems for the MQ-25 Stingray, BAE said on Monday. BAE’s director of military aircraft system, Corin Beck, said they lead the industry in high-integrity fly-by-wire and ...

Both the House and Senate defense authorization bills, approved by their respective armed services committees, directed reports and briefings on the Columbia-class submarine program due to schedule and cost concerns. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s (SASC) draft national Defense ...