Defence & Aerospace

Thales wins GBP 1.8 billion contract from UK Defence Ministry

Thales wins GBP 1.8 billion contract from UK Defen...

February 4, 2024

The Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom has announced that a new contract valued at GBP 1.8 billion has been awarded to French defence and electronics firm Thales to improve the availability and resilience of Royal Navy (RN) ships for a period of 15 years. In a press statem...

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Heart Aerospace raises USD 107 million in Series B funding

Heart Aerospace raises USD 107 million in Series B...

February 2, 2024

Heart Aerospace, a Swedish hybrid-electric airplane maker, has announced it has raised a total of USD 107 million in Series B funding, representing another significant stepping stone toward sustainable regional air travel. The new round of capital infusion brings the total financ...

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Conference on seaplanes and amphibious aviation to be held in Venice

Conference on seaplanes and amphibious aviation to...

February 1, 2024

In a significant development for the aviation sector, the inaugural Future Opportunities for Seaplanes and Amphibious Aviation (FOSAA) conference is being organised in Venice in Italy, on March 20. According to a press statement by Quaynote Communications, the conference is being...

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Boosted by business jets, Embraer delivers 75 aircraft in Q4 2023

Boosted by business jets, Embraer delivers 75 airc...

February 1, 2024

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, which is the third largest in the world behind Airbus and Boeing, delivered 75 aircraft in Q4, 2023, with 49 executive jets, including 30 light and 19 medium, 25 commercial jets and 1 military C-390 jet. In a press statement, Embraer says ...

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Eve Air names suppliers for its aircraft

Eve Air names suppliers for its aircraft

January 30, 2024

Eve Air Mobility, a subsidiary of Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has named four additional suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. In a press statement, the company based in Sao Paulo says that French avionics company Thales will supply ...

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Space technology firm Aldoria closes EUR 10 million Series A funding

Space technology firm Aldoria closes EUR 10 millio...

January 23, 2024

French space technology start-up Aldoria, that was formerly known as Share My Space, a leading pioneer in the field of Space Situational Awareness (SSA), has announced the closure of its Series A funding round. In a press statement, Aldoria says that it secured EUR 10 million in ...

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