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Image - Saab Wins LEDS-50 MK2 Launch Order

Saab Wins LEDS-50 MK2 Launch Order

Saab has been awarded a contract for their latest advanced Softkill solution, the LEDS-50 MK2. The contract amounts to the value of MSEK 48 (R74 million). The contract is from an undisclosed customer. The LEDS-50 MK2 provides additional protection to the vehicle and crew by detecting the presence of latest generation laser threats and automatically deploying countermeas...
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Image - Boeing, Avolon Finalize Order for 787 Dreamliners, 737 MAXs

Boeing, Avolon Finalize Order for 787 Dreamliners, 737 MAXs

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and leasing company Avolon have finalized an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners and five additional 737 MAX 9s, valued at more than $2.1 billion at list prices. Avolon announced a commitment to purchase the airplanes during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow in July. This marks Avolon's first order for the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and will increase the le...
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Image - Embraer and Republic Airways Holdings Sign a Contract for 50 Firm E175 Jets

Embraer and Republic Airways Holdings Sign a Contract for 50 Firm E175 Jets

Embraer S.A. and Republic Airways Holdings Inc., operator of the largest E-Jets fleet in the world, announced a contract today for the sale and purchase of 50 firm E175 jets. The value of the firm order, which will be included in Embraer's 2014 third-quarter backlog, is estimated at USD 2.1 billion , based on 2014 list prices. The aircraft will be operated for United Airli...
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