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Hungarian aircraft producer Magnus Aircraft was set up to create an innovative new generation of aircraft that meets today’s expectations and has multifunctional features. Read more

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Thales and Gemalto have reached an agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) on a recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Gemalto, for a price of €51 per share cum dividend. Read more

The Cypriot Ministry of Defence has purchased four Israeli drones for €12-million in order to monitor the activities of Turkish drillships operating in the island's waters in the first military acquisition of its kind for Cyprus. The move comes... Read more

Helsinki-based renewable fuel producer Neste and Germany's flag carrier airline Lufthansa have announced they are to strengthen their collaboration for the development of renewable aviation fuel. As part of the collaboration, Lufthansa will use... Read more

Flight times from London to Sydney could be slashed by 80% to just four hours if a hypersonic engine, currently under development in the UK, gets off the ground. The SABRE (Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine) which has a top speed of 6,667... Read more

The Minerva group, created in 1996, designs and manufactures complex parts for the energy, transport and defence industries. The group has developed several integrated subsidiaries, each focused on a specific area of technical expertise... Read more

With a mission is to revolutionise the economies of space; mass-producing a satellite constellation that will provide high-speed internet access worldwide, OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, have used Lanner’s digital... Read more

At this week's UK Space Conference, UK space company Spacebit signed a joint agreement with Pennsylvania-based space robotics firm Astrobotic to begin commercial and scientific lunar exploration with the first mission in 2021 on the... Read more

A consortium comprising of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs has submitted an application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for the... Read more

A group of 21 EU aviation and workers associations has signed a joint declaration committing to a set of concrete actions to fully implement the vision of a Single European Sky... Read more

Haydale, the global advanced materials group, has been awarded a technology  de-risking project by the European Space Agency (ESA), to develop non-metallic gas tanks for spacecraft propulsion systems. This activity is alongside ISP International... Read more

Serbia's Ministry of Economy has relaunched a call to sell off its 99.4% share of JAT Technika, the state-owned air maintenance company. The price stands at €10.24-million, which is 50% of the company's assessed market value, according to a report... Read more

Stratasys and BAE Systems have announced that they will further strengthen their relationship around emerging additive manufacturing solutions within its Land, Maritime and Air Sectors... Read more

Germany's air taxi, Volocopter, has flown a successful test flight at Helsinki International Airport being simultaneously integrated with traditional Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems as well as Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM)... Read more

GomSpace’s subsidiary in Luxembourg and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a €1,425,000 development contract for GomSpace Luxembourg SARL’s continued development of the Mega-Constellation Operations Platform (MCOP) product... Read more

The UK’s largest annual engineering show, Advanced Engineering has announced some of the guest speakers that will be presenting at the show on October 30 and 31, 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. As part of the extensive open forum programme, speakers i Read more

Leki Aviation has signed a global distributorship with Factem, a company specialising in the design and manufacture of aviation headsets and communication equipment. The new partnership covers the global market for their civil aircraft headsets... Read more

Saab has signed a supply contract with the Belgian MoD for the deliveries of training systems to the Belgian Army. The order value is approximately SEK160-million (€149-million) and deliveries will take place in 2021... Read more

The electrification of transport industries is not a new development. In fact, automotive manufacturers have spent the last decade investing in the development of electric powertrains. Aerospace companies, however, have not been so quick to follow... Read more

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has selected INVISIO to provide a suite of hearing enhancement solutions over the coming years that will protect Marines’ hearing while increasing their situational awareness in a variety of training and... Read more

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Rolls-Royce has chosen IFS Maintenix for exchanging engine data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent engines, including the Trent 1000, Trent XWB and Trent 7000... Read more

The UK has reported that 2018 was the country's "best year ever" in terms of defence orders and arms exports... Read more

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