GERMAN BUNDESTAG’s budget committee approved 2020 defense budget, 4.2% (€ 1.8b, or $2b) larger than 2019, for a total of €45.1b.
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND has $10m U.S. Navy contract for system integration lab activities supporting V-22 aircraft Constant Frequency Generator Control Unit design improvement effort for the U.S., Japan.
ROLLS-ROYCE has $1.2b U.S. Navy contract for sustainment support of V-22 AE1107C engines.
EMBRAER has firm order from KLM CITYHOPPER to lease 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights.
LEONARDO delivered the first of 22 AW169M light intermediate twin-engine helicopters to Italy’s Guardia di Finanza (Financial Police) in Nov. 12 event at Leonardo’s Vergiate plant.
GENERAL DYNAMICS MISSION SYSTEMS has $731.9m U.S. Navy contract for Mobile User Objective System satellite ground system sustainment.
RUSSIAN AEROSPACE FORCES will receive first serial Su-57 fifth-gen fighter before the end of the year.
BOEING has $22.5m U.S. Air Force contract for Laser Small Diameter Bomb all up rounds, warhead shipping containers.
UKRAINE plans $9b (16%) boost to annual defense/security spending, bringing total proposal to $44b in 2020.
BELL-BOEING JOINT PROJECT OFFICE has $146m U.S. Navy contract to upgrade nine MV-22s from Block B to Block C configuration.