Tag Archives: BAE Systems

BAE Systems to provide Flight Controls for Embraer’s KC-390 Aircraft

Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force have selected BAE Systems to provide flight control electronics for the KC-390 military transport aircraft. The Embraer KC-390 is a medium-size, twin-engine jet-powered military transport aircraft under development by Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer.  The KC-390 is a twin-turbofan powered medium-weight transport jet that can be refueled in flight and can be used for in-flight ...

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Final F-35A Development Jet Arrives at Edwards Airforce Base

A Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter came in for a landing at Edwards AFB, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 22, after a 3.2-hour ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas. The jet, known as AF-4, is the fifth F-35A conventional takeoff and landing aircraft to ferry to Edwards for testing. Till date, the F-35 program has achieved 578 total test flights. ...

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BAE Systems wins mission planning software contract for F-35

BAE Systems has signed a $3.8 million contract to continue supplying the secure operating  system that runs the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s mission-planning software. “The most advanced aircraft in the world demands the most sophisticated technology in the  world,” said John Lewington, director of Cyber Security Solutions for BAE Systems. “This  demonstrates our expertise in providing innovative cyber solutions that ...

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BAE Systems Opens New F-35 Lightning II Machining Facility

Samlesbury, UK – BAE Systems has formally opened a new state-of-the-art titanium machining facility at its Samlesbury site in Lancashire. The robotic facility will be used to manufacture detail and assembly components of the Aft Fuselage, Vertical Tail and Horizontal Tail for the F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft, further reinforcing BAE Systems’ key role in the world’s largest defence programme. ...

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