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Elbit Systems awarded contract to supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Aerospace & Defense

Elbit Systems was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force ("FAB") for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System. The Hermes 900 will be operated by FAB in combined missions with the Hermes 450 fleet, already in operational use. Both UAS will carry safety and security missions in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Games. 


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Harris completes successful interoperability testing of Falcon III manpack radio with MUOS

Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has successfully completed initial interoperability testing of its widely fielded Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio hosting the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform. MUOS is the next-generation U.S. Department of Defense military satellite communications system for delivering cellular-based service through tactical radios.


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Pickering Interfaces' high-density PXI multiplexer selected for aircraft lightning protection testing

Aerospace & Defense

Pickering announced that a major UK manufacturer of aircraft engine control units awarded them a contract for a large quantity of high-density PXI multiplexers as the switching solution for use in its new automated production test systems. These systems will be used to test FADEC lightning-strike protection components.


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Selex ES consolidates business in US and Germany

International

Selex ES has created two new entities – Selex ES Inc. in the USA and Selex ES GmbH in Germany, to continue the company’s development of a strong international network of subsidiaries delivering reliable financial returns and creating a firm foundation and presence in key markets


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