Capability Based Acquisition Reform - The reality is, that most Navies have faced a lengthy period of under investment, resulting in a proliferation of legacy platforms. Compounded by the acceleration into the digital age and the concept of network centric operations has further hastened the demise of old capabilities. Why are Navies looking closely at this new acquisition approach?

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  • Discover how Navies are incorporating CBAR into their future acquisition life cycle
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Highlighting the new Civil Protection Aviation Hub for Europe

Paris Air Show, June 15, 2017 – Sécurité Civile has a large fleet of aerial firefighting fixed wing aircraft and SAR helicopters. In March 2017, the firefighting fleet was relocated from Marseille-Marignane to Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport, centralising aviation assets at the new Aerial Firefighting Training Centre and MRO facility. Tangent Link will be attending this year’s […]

ATR72MPA (P-72A) Public Debut LIMA 17

With Malaysia having a need for maritime surveillance aircraft, it was not surprising to see Leonardo’s ATR72MPA (P-72A) making its public debut at LIMA.  It is the second for the Italian Air Force’s 41 Stormo at Sigonella, Sicily. Alan Warnes

Update on Maritime Surveillance, LIMA 17

The need for a maritime surveillance aircraft has taken priority over the MRCA competition.  In the static display there was the brand new ATR-72MPA and a RAAF P-3C Orion which will become surplus when the eight P-8A Poseidons are delivered to RAAF. In the three aerospace Halls there were several companies marketing maritime surveillance platforms: […]

The first upgraded Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri transport helicopter, LIMA 17

The first upgraded Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri transport helicopter, was handed over to the RMAF on March 22.  The upgrades have seen the type receive an all new glass cockpit which includes a moving map and digital flight displays. It took five months to complete the first upgrade at Subang airport in Kuala Lumpur, where the […]

Handing over of fourth A400M, LIMA 17

Airbus Defence and Space handed over the fourth A400M, M54-04 to the Royal Malaysian Air Force on March 22.  Receiving the aircraft on behalf of the RMAF was Malaysian Defence Minister, Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.  The first was handed over in March 2015. Three aircraft made a flypast on the opening day of LIMA 17. Alan […]

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ELECTRONIC WARFARE AND MILITARY CYBER LIVE

25 -27th September 2017
Tartu Airport, Estonia

Aerial FireFighting Europe

16 - 17 October 2017
Nîmes, France

Search & Rescue Europe 2017

19th - 20th October 2017
Nîmes, France

ELECTRONIC WARFARE AND MILITARY CYBER LIVE

Late 2017
Tartu Airport, Estonia

UNMANNED VEHICLES & SYSTEMS

Planned for late 2018
Saudi Arabia

MARITIME WARFARE

Planned for 2018
Canberra, Australia

EW and Radar KSA

Planned for December 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia