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Air France Flight 447 Help Me Understand…

The crash of Air France’s Flight 447 was the deadliest aviation accident in Air France’s history. The accident took the lives of 216 passengers and 12 crew members. I understand that the investigation is still underway but the preliminary findings … Continue reading

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Military Aircraft Paris Airshow, Le Bourget, France

Aircraft photos courtesy ASDS

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Aero Space Defense Security – Paris Airshow Le Bourget, France 2019

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Video From the Paris Airshow (Day 3) June 19, 2019 – Le Bourget, France

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Video From the Paris Airshow (Day 2) June 18, 2019 – Le Bourget, France

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Video From the Paris Airshow June 17, 2019 – Le Bourget, France

 

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NEXEYA France integrates the latest NATO tactical datalink into its naval CMS LYNCEA

The embedded naval surveillance and defence combat management system LYNCEA was designed for use on patrol boats and surveillance frigates.  Toulouse, France, 3 November 2020 – NEXEYA France, a HENSOLDT Company, now integrates the NATO Link 22 tactical datalink into … Continue reading

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INDRA LEADS THE EUROPEAN PROJECT THAT WILL GIVE CONTROL OF RADIOELECTRIC SPACE TO FIGHTERS AND AIRCRAFT

· Eleven European companies coordinated by Indra are working on the CROWN project, an initiative selected by the EU within the Preparatory Action for Defense Research (PADR) · Together they will design a key element to integrate communications, radar and … Continue reading

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Nexeya France receives order of six LYNCEA Combat Management Systems for the French Navy

The six LYNCEA systems will be integrated on the French Navy’s offshore patrol vessels (OPV).  (Source: SOCARENAM) Plaisir, France, 18 May 2020  – Nexeya France, a HENSOLDT company, has received an order of 6 LYNCEA Combat Management Systems (CMS) by … Continue reading

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INDRA LEADS THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELECTRONIC PROTECTION SYSTEM KEY FOR EUROPEAN AIR SUPERIORITY

  . This technology is essential for aircraft to operate in hostile territory under the threat of the latest air defense systems · Spain will work together with France, Italy, Germany and Sweden within the EU Permanent Cooperation Structure in … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT at Paris Air Show: Presenting its Wide Range of Air Solutions

Paris/Munich, 13 June 2019 – For HENSOLDT, this year’s Paris Air Show is all about its growing business in France, including its airborne solutions. The sensor solutions are deployed on various platforms, including helicopters, aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. Among … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Establishes Footprint in France–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

    Former Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS becomes HENSOLDT France SAS Munich/Paris, 27 April 2018 – HENSOLDT completed yesterday the acquisition of Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS, a France-based company which offers highly secure data … Continue reading

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Delair and ECA Group Unveil Their Multi-drone Ground Station

  MILIPOL 2017, Paris, France: the new ground control station developed by Delair and ECA Group, French specialists in civil, defense and security mini-drones, is changing the game for collaborative drone missions. To succeed in drone-based security missions, the ground … Continue reading

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CERTIFICATION FLIGHTS PARIS AIRSHOW 2017

The Paris Air Show kicks off 23 June 2017 at the Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Centre, Le Bourget, France. Ask you can see from this video, commercial aircraft are getting longer with seating space getting smaller. Interestingly enough, flight performance … Continue reading

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FRANCE IS SUBJECTED TO ITS 3RD TERROR ATTACK

On Bastille Day; while men, women and children enjoyed celebratory fireworks, a lone terrorist drove a large truck through a crowded street in Nice; killing at least 80 people, including children, and injuring 50. These numbers are expected to rise … Continue reading

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Reader Question – Can You Explain an Aerodynamic Stall?

A visitor to The FOG HORN read my Air France post and wants to understand what is meant by an aerodynamic stall. Here we go: When an aircraft is designed, engineers build it to meet specific requirements. If it’s a … Continue reading

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ODU launches new connector series ODU AMC® Series T – three locking options in one connector for additional security

Mühldorf, July 5, 2021 ODU launches new connector series ODU AMC® Series T – three locking options in one connector for additional security The “T” stands for 3-in-1 or the “Triple”. Three locking options fit on one connector or receptacle … Continue reading

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KNDS records another successful business year

KNDS records another successful business year Amsterdam, 14 June 2021 The defense technology group KNDS, in which Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Germany) and Nexter (France) merged to form the leading European company for military land systems, ammunition and related services, has presented … Continue reading

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KNDS appoints Philippe Balducchi as Chief Financial Officer

Amsterdam, 27 May 2021 KNDS, the defense technology group which brings together Nexter (France) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Germany) to form Europe’s leading company for military land systems, is filling the position of its Group Chief Financial Officer with Philippe Balducchi, … Continue reading

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KNDS (Amsterdam/The Netherlands) completes a decisive step towards further integration

Amsterdam, 14th December 2020 – Five years after the merger of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Munich, Germany) and Nexter Systems (Versailles, France) under the joint holding KNDS, the Group’s governance is being restructured. With this new structure, the owners of the Franco-German … Continue reading

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SPANISH INDUSTRY ACHIEVES FULL INCORPORATION INTO PHASE 1A OF THE NGWS/FCAS PROGRAM

· Spanish companies will join all the program’s activities and take part in all the decisions reached with its German and French partners on equal terms. · For several months, Spanish industry has been working with a close eye on … Continue reading

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LYNCEA DEFEND command and control system added to LYNCEA product family

The LYNCEA DEFEND command and control system supports the crew with a comprehensive tactical situation assessment, detecting and protecting against asymmetrical threats. LYNCEA DEFEND was created to defend vessels from typical asymmetrical threats from air, sea and land. Toulouse, 25 … Continue reading

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Tomahawk Axe

WILDSTEER ALERT!! ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ Tomahawk Axe ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ PGM Précision limited edition by Wildsteer France coming soon ! Immediate reservation with payment at the time of order: francois@pgmprecision.com Book yours now! In details : Numbered PGM logo engraving French manufacturing Steel X46Cr13 … Continue reading

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INDRA JOINS THE FCAS CONCEPT STUDY AS CONTRACTOR

· The company signs an amendment to the contract started by Dassault Aviation and Airbus D&S GmbH in 2019 to play the same role as them and allow Spanish industry to join the work of the Joint Concept Study of … Continue reading

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OUR QUALITY REAR MONOPOD AND SOUND SUPPRESSOR BY PGM PRÉCISION

The company PGM Precision continues to create and produce quality accessories made in France. A fan and enthusiast of PGM Precision testifies to our optimal reducer: “I have tested the sound suppressor PGM Badger and the rear monopod by PGM”” … Continue reading

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MORE THAN 240 COMPANIES ARE REGISTERED FOR "CONNECT By COGES EVENTS"

Paris, 16 July 2020 248 companies have already confirmed their presence at the “CONNECT By COGES EVENTS” business meetings to be held on September 14 and 15. This online event is dedicated to the entire Defence & Security community and … Continue reading

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« CONNECT By COGES EVENTS » ANNOUNCES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH HEXATRUST

HEXATRUST joins the online event “CONNECT By COGES EVENTS” as a Cyber and Cloud partner and invites all members of its community to participate, on September 14 and 15, 2020, in business meetings dedicated to the entire French and international … Continue reading

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CONNECT by COGES EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE :  CONNECT by COGES EVENTS After cancellation of Eurosatory due to the current sanitary crisis, its organiser COGES EVENTS will hold the online business meetings “CONNECT”, on September 14 and 15, 2020. They will be dedicated to … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Receives $9.8 Million Raven and Puma 3 AE Awards from NATO Support and Procurement Agency under Multi-Year Contract with $80 million Potential Value

Three-year base contract includes option for an additional two years of logistical support, spares and repair services for existing fleet of Raven, Wasp and Puma tactical unmanned aircraft systems AeroVironment’s family of tactical UAS allows customers to use the same … Continue reading

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PGM PRECISION SCOPE MOUNTS

OUR SCOPE MOUNTS MADE BY PGM PRÉCISION PGM Précision is very proud to present their scope mounts ! Why do I choose PGM’s scope mounts ? – with or without wather level – made in France Go to visit our … Continue reading

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What Pandemic?

How’s everybody doing out there? It’s week three of social distancing with four more to go. Hope everyone is following the CDC guidelines and dismissing the media? You undoubtedly have cabin fever but the outcome is worth the sacrifice so … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2020 : cancellation

EUROSATORY 2020 IS CANCELLED The sanitary situation due to Covid-19 is deteriorating daily in France and has spread throughout the world. The conditions for preparing and running the exhibition, which would protect the health and safety of the 100,000 expected … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2020: Coronavirus update

Following the evolution of the sanitary situation in France and in order to ensure the health and safety of the population, the President of the Republic decided to limit movement for all for 15 days beginning from March 17th, 2020. … Continue reading

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What the hell are the Democrats doing?

Readers it’s been quite a few weeks since we’ve had a shoot the shit, between SHOT SHOW and a death in my family I haven’t been keeping up with interesting events to shoot the shit about. For readers just dropping … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT and MyDefence receive order for a mobile integrated counter-UAS system by a Southeast Asian customer related to homeland security

  Singapore, 11 February 2020 – At Singapore Air Show, HENSOLDT and MyDefence announced their cooperation on a delivery of a counter-UAS system for an unnamed Southeast Asian customer. The system will be integrated into anti-drone vehicles to monitor the … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT looks back at successful first three quarters of its Xpeller business

  A HENSOLDT vehicle used to secure the G7 summit in Biarritz – equipped with a Z:NightOwl camera and a Spexer radar. Source: HENSOLDT. Paris/Munich, 24 September 2019 – Monitoring the airspace is an important task. Even more so when … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD and THE FUGLY

Readers it’s been a great week but I’m glad it’s coming to an end because I’m looking forward to a dry weekend. It looks like it may stop raining so that’s a good thing. I also picked up a stash … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING?

It’s Friday once more – it seems like Friday comes around every week doesn’t it? It’s also time to think about the weekend BBQ, range session or just kicking back and relaxing, well deserved I might add. It’s also time … Continue reading

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Boeing and Nammo Team to Develop Guided Artillery Projectile

    New strategic agreement leverages the companies’ combined expertise in guided munitions, projectiles and ramjet propulsion. Aims to provide artillery projectiles capable of delivering highly accurate extended range fires LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] … Continue reading

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ULIS releases ATT0640™, world’s smallest 60 Hz VGA/12 micron thermal image sensor

Atto640 enables use of smaller thermal cameras with extended battery autonomy in portable equipment for commercial and defense applications  ULIS will display Atto640 at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, booth #640, Baltimore (MD), April 14 – 18, 2019 Grenoble, France … Continue reading

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