Tag Archives: M-346

Leonardo’s DRS Subsidiary to Lead New Air Force Trainer Contract Pursuit Team

Italy-based defense and aerospace conglomerate Leonardo has designated its U.S. subsidiary DRS as prime contractor for an industry team that will bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X fighter pilot trainer contract. DRS said Wednesday it will collaborate with CAE USA and International Turbine Engine Company to build a ground-based training system and propulsion engines for the team’s T-100 Integrated …

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Finmeccanica Secures Potential $335M Italian Aermacchi M-346 Contract

Finmeccanica has received a potential $335 million contract from Italy’s ministry of defense for the addition of nine Aermacchi M-346 aircraft to be operated by that country’s air force. With the contract, Italy increased its order of M-346 aircraft to 18 with deliveries scheduled to start within this year and end by 2018, Finmeccanica said Tuesday. Grazia Nunnari, …

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Raytheon Teams With CAE, Alenia on Air Force T-X Program Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will likely hold the prime role in a teaming agreement with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Alenia Aermacchi to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X pilot trainer contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Tuesday Raytheon will replace General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in the team, …

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with …

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