7 hrs ago
Dassault Aviation to Showcase Popular Falcon 7X at South African Air...
More than a third of , is one of its fastest growing markets. 'Sub-Saharan Africa is an area of fast growth and industries such as mining, oil and gas and agriculture are booming which provides expanding demand for business aviation,' said .
11 hrs ago
Lockheed's Mini New Laser Super Turret Could Change Air Combat Forever
Defense giant Lockheed Martin, Notre Dame University, DARPA and the Air Force Research Lab have begun flight testing a streamlined and greatly miniaturized airborne laser turret that has the potential to totally transform air combat as we understand it today. Defense giant Lockheed Martin, Notre Dame University, DARPA and the Air Force Research Lab have begun flight testing a streamlined and greatly miniaturized airborne laser turret that has the potential to totally transform air combat as we understand it today.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The 'miscellaneous' blunder in India's Rafale deal
On January 31, 2012, Dassault Aviation's Rafale won the bid to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft. The multi-billion dollar 'deal of the century' has since languished over price negotiations.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Albany Times Union
Jet owned by casino mogul lands in Albany
The wealth behind the proposals was evident at Albany International Airport, where a $50 million jet owned by billionaire casino and real estate mogul Neil Bluhm was parked. Bluhm is chairman of Rush Street Gaming, which is trying to build a casino in Schenectady in partnership with Galesi Group.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
REPORT: Canada Narrows Its Fighter Choice To F-35 & Super Hornet
As Canada's CF-18 Hornet replacement saga continues to limp along, some news is coming out of Ottawa that would pit Boeing's economical and familiar F/A-18 Super Hornet against the stealthy yet expensive F-35 Lightning. that all European fighter alternatives have been dropped from the selection process.
Dassault Falcon Jet Breaks Ground On Little Rock Expansion
Dassault Falcon Jet has broken ground on a major expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Arkansas completion facility dedicated to two new models, the Falcon 5X very large body twin jet and ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet. Introduced in October 2013 and May 2014 respectively, the new models will significantly expand the Falcon fleet and meet customer demand for additional range and cabin space.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Airbus Group declines comment on Dassault stake sale report
Bloomberg News reported that Airbus Group planned to carry out the transaction as a first step toward exiting its 46 percent stake in the maker of business jets and fighter planes. Airbus Group Chief Executive Tom Enders said in July it was a "not a question of if but ... when" it would sell its holding in Dassault, ending an increasingly uncomfortable arrangement to warehouse the stake on behalf of the French state.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Exclusive: Canada Seen Buying Fighter Jets From U.S., Not Europe - Source
Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 stealth fighter and Boeing Co's F-18 E/F Super Hornet were deemed more suitable for the variety of tasks the military has laid out.
Globe and Mail
Canadian government favours U.S. fighter jets over Europe: source
A Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is shown in this undated handout photo. Public servant Tom Ring, who was also called upon to defend Public Works' handling of the F-35 jetfighter purchase has announced his retirement from the department.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
U.S. technology transfer paves way for UAE-France spy satellites deal
The United Arab Emirates and France are closing in on the nations' first defense deal involving spy satellites, but major sticking points in negotiations weren't resolved until a key issue involving the export of U.S. technology was reached.
IAF cant afford delay in Rafale deal Air chief
Air chief marshal Arup Raha has said that it is critical to keep the $25 billion French Rafale fighter deal on schedule as the IAF cannot afford any more delays.
Dassault Breaks Ground on $60M Hangar Dedicated to New Models
The new hangar, expected to be operational in late 2015 or early 2016, will be dedicated to two Dassault models -- the Falcon 5X twin jet, introduced in October 2013, and the ultra-long range Falcon 8X tri-jet, on the market since May 2014.
The Miami Herald
Jet maker to break ground on Arkansas expansion
Dassault Falcon Jet is to break ground on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
BusinessAviationVoice: NA Jet Deliveries Higher
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
Belgium considers buying up to 40 new fighters
Parties forming a new Belgian government after the May general elections have agreed in principle to re-equip the Belgian Air Force with a successor of the F-16.