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Drone maintenance for the A400M
2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Airbus Defence & Space's latest ambition is to develop its drone maintenance capabilities. The European aircraft manufacturer has signed a cooperation agreement with t...


2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Donald Trump has pushed a tough line on Iran, and some close advisors have pressed the US president to get even tougher.He has abandoned an international nuclear agre...


2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Iran shot down a US spy drone Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the two sides at odds whether it was in Iranian or international airspace, in the lat...


2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US "spy drone" which violated Iranian airspace near the Strait of Hormuz, in the latest incident to stoke ...


Factory 4.0 working for MOC
2019/05/23 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

"A major objective for Armed Forces ministers", MOC (maintenance in operational condition) regularly has fingers pointed at it, especially in the aviation domain, when...


2019/03/28 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The French air force acquired its twelve C-130Hs between 1987 and 1990, enhancing its fleet with two used models in 1996. Carrying both conventional and special forces...


2019/03/27 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

India said Wednesday it destroyed a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test that proved the nation was among the world's most advanced space powers.In a rare address...


2019/03/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Brazilian airplane manufacturer Embraer, in the process of a partial takeover by US giant Boeing, announced a net loss of 669 million reais ($183 million) for 2018.Em...


2019/03/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

The US Navy's version of the F-35 stealth fighter jet is "ready for combat," officials said Thursday, marking another milestone in the development of the most expensi...


2019/02/11 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Spain will join a Franco-German project to build a new fighter plane to replace the Eurofighter and Rafale, the defence ministry said Monday.Defence Minister Margarit...