Aerospace and Defense Press Releases

Mid-America Youth Aviation Association Receives Donation from Goody Tickets

Goody Tickets owner Heather Goodman contributed to the Kansas City Air Show Aviation Expo, held annually to benefit the Mid-America Youth Aviation Association (MAYAA). The August 2015 event featured the United States Navy Blue Angels Jet Team as well as other military and civilian performances. MAYAA's Kansas City aviation professionals and other supporters volunteer to produce the event each year. The Kansas City Aviation Expo and Airshow Facebook page announced May 9 that there will not be a 2016 show.

New Report Available: The Vietnamese Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the Vietnam defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

New Market Report: The Argentine Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the Argentina defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

"The Myanmarese Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the Myanmar defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

"The Chinese Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile" Published

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the China defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

South Africa Defence & Security Report Q4 2014 - New Market Study Published

LogoWe expect the South African defence budget to reach USD3.6bn in 2014. For the remainder of the forecast period, up to and including 2018, we expect the defence budget to rise, with the country spending on average USD5.3bn on defence annually. The final year of the forecast period (2018) will see defence spending reach USD6.8bn.

The Australian Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile - New Study Released

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the Australia defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

New Market Research Report: Global Ammunition Market - Market Forecast & Analysis (2014-2020)

LogoGlobal Ammunition Market By Types (Small Caliber, Medium Caliber, Large Caliber, Artillery, and Mortar), By Application (Civil & Defense), By Geography Market Forecast & Analysis (2014-2020)

Germany Defence & Security Report Q4 2014 - New Market Research Report

LogoSpeaking in June 2014, German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen announced plans for Germany to increase the share of the country's Gross Domestic Product which is spent on defence. At the moment, Germany spends just over one percent of its GDP on defence. In addition, she argued that NATO's two percent non-binding figure was less important than how the money was spent, adding that the sharing of common capabilities across Europe could be one mechanism by which Germany and its neighbours can save money vis-a-vis defence procurement.

"The Indonesian Defense Industry - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights to 2019: Market Profile" Published

LogoThis report provides analysis on competitive benchmarking along with top companies active across the Indonesia defense industry. It features insights into the recent activity and strategic initiatives of key public sector companies that support the industry. The information is divided into sections such as company overview, products and services and alliances, to give the reader an understanding of the business environment in which the defense industry operates.

Market Report, "the Portuguese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities to 2019: Market Profile", Published

LogoThis report provides a detailed analysis of the current industry size and growth expectations during 2014-19, including highlights of the key growth stimulators. It also benchmarks the industry against key global markets and provides detailed understanding of emerging opportunities in specific areas.

"Global Smart Weapons Market 2014-2018" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoSmart weapons are precision-guided munitions designed to hit the targets accurately and to minimize collateral damage. These type of weapons are modern weapons used by defense personnel to counter insurgency and carry out surgical attacks. They are comparatively easy to operate. TechNavio's analysts forecast that the Global Smart Weapons market will grow at a CAGR of 8.39 percent over the period 2013-2018.

First Logistics Assures Best Tailored Freight Services Worldwide

LogoThe Aussie businesses seem to have a credible portal when it comes to shipment programs, leading NSW based Logistics Company First Logistics has assured best tailored freight services worldwide.

"Israel Defence & Security Report Q4 2014" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoIsrael's domestic and regional security situation remains volatile. The civil war in nearby Syria continues to worsen. There is still the possibility of confrontation with Iran and it is unclear if pro-peace centrists will be able to influence the government's hawkish stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Iraq Defence & Security Report Q4 2014 - New Report Available

LogoWe expect Iraq to spend up to USD21bn on defence in 2014. For the remainder of the forecast period, up to and including 2018, we expect Iraq to spend an average of USD33.9bn on defence annually. By 2018, we expect the country's defence budget to have reached USD42.9bn.

New Market Study, "Defense Business Confidence Report Q3 2014", Has Been Published

Logo"Defense Business Confidence Report Q3 2014" is a new report by Strategic Defence Intelligence that globally analyzes industry opinions on the latest economic and customer issues, and their impact on investment decisions and growth prospects within the defense industry. This report also examines executive opinion about the current and future state of the economy and its retrospective effect on the industry. Furthermore, it analyzes the likely effect of supplier price changes, sales performance, and staff headcount within the industry in Q3 2014. In addition, it provides an overview of the key priorities, threats, and opportunities for the global defense industry over the next quarter. Moreover, this report provides a comparative analysis with Q2 2014, Q1 2014, and Q4 2013 results, wherever applicable.

What the Airlines Don't Tell You: New Guide to Cheaper Travel Exposes 'Trade Secrets' of Airline Pricing Strategies

It almost sounds like something out of George Orwell’s ‘1984’; online software that tracks how much air travelers are willing to pay, disguising portions of airfares as Government taxes and forcing travel agents to charge hefty booking fees that drive business directly back to the airlines. It’s all 100% true, and a new book exposing these airline tactics proves how almost every traveler falls for them with each booking they make.

Autopilot System Market - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020: New Research Report Available at Fast Market Research

LogoAutopilot System Market by Application (Airborne, Land, Sea, Subsea), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, The Middle-East, Latin America, Africa), by Configuration (Manned And Autonomous Platforms) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020

New Market Research Report: Spain Defence & Security Report Q4 2014

LogoIn our view, Spain faces low security risks in terms of international conflict, interstate conflict and criminal activity. The country's high scores in our security risk ratings are bolstered by Spain's friendly relations with international states and European neighbours as well as its decreasing involvement in Afghanistan.

New Report Available: Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2014-2018

LogoWeapons that emit high energy and damage a target with minimum collateral damage are called directed energy weapons. This energy can have different categories such as electromagnetic waves (masers, lasers, radio frequency, and microwave), sound in supersonic form, and particles with mass.

Future of the Bruneian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019 - New Study Released

LogoThe Future of the Bruneian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019 published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast Brunei defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.

Just Published: "The Global Submarine Market 2014-2024 - Industry Trends, Recent Developments and Challenges: Market Profile"

LogoThis report offers readers insights into technological developments in the Submarine market, as well as detailed analysis of the changing preferences of military forces around the world. It also identifies the current trends in the changing industry structure and the challenges faced by industry participants.

Drones Take Flight at Major Universities

UAVSA Systems Association plans to organize an Aerial Drone Cinematography World Tour which will see the organization cover 48 Universities in 18 Months. The Aerial Drone Cinematography World Tour is scheduled to be held in 2015/2016.

STERNA VLA Team Is Now in Second Month of Its Crowdfunding Journey to Build Aircraft for Everyone

LogoThe design team behind the STERNA have gathered a lot of constructive and positive feedback from crowdfunders so far leading to more innovations in personal aircraft ownership. Perhaps one of the most interesting ones is their answer to the following question:

Austrian Tech Company Launches Campaign to Manage Flight Safety

Since the late 1990s, with the rapid advance in electronic technology making it more affordable and available, radio control flying has become a popular hobby. Unfortunately, many hobbyists experience the expense of having their craft plunge to the ground uncontrollably after experiencing problems in the flight control unit with frozen autopilot, lost GPS or magnetometer. Sometimes this can result in property damage not only to the operator's craft, but also where the craft crashed or even bodily harm if it caused injury to bystanders or others enjoying their day. An Austrian company, GizmoTech GmbH, has created an Auto-Pilot manager and launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise capital bring the circuit control board to the commercial-users, professionals and hobbyist, faster through mass production.

The Last Top Gun: F-14 Pilot's New Novel Rocks the Wings of Fact & Fiction, Paying Homage to Culture of Last Generation All-Male Navy Fighter 'Jocks'

Each time Dan Zimberoff fired up an F-14 Tomcat perched on the deck of an aircraft carrier, he knew that flying a fighter jet demanded a level of brashness and rock star-esque aplomb. He never forgot that he was part of an all-male team that was the envy of many – a culture that has now crashed and burned like the fiery mishaps he witnessed too many times over his distinguished career.