Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

French group Sogeclair Aerospace eyeing up to 245 job cuts in France

French group Sogeclair Aerospace eyeing up to 245 job cuts in France

Published 30/06/2020

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - French company Sogeclair Aerospace (SCLR.PA) said on Tuesday that it was eyeing up to 245 job cuts in France, as the [more…]

Rocket firm Relativity Space inks deal with Iridium for satellite launch

Rocket firm Relativity Space inks deal with Iridium for satellite launch

Published 24/06/2020

(Reuters) - Relativity Space has signed a contract with Iridium to launch six spare satellites for its communications network, the venture-backed rocket firm’s chief executive [more…]

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Published 22/06/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chinese air force jets, including at least one bomber, briefly entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Monday, before being warned off [more…]

South Korea says Bolton’s memoir on Trump-Kim summit is distorted

South Korea says Bolton’s memoir on Trump-Kim summit is distorted

Published 22/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Accounts by former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of discussions between leaders of the United States and the two Koreas in [more…]

China postpones Beidou satellite launch over technical problem

China postpones Beidou satellite launch over technical problem

Published 16/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China indefinitely postponed on Tuesday the launch of the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network because of technical problems in the [more…]

UK coastguards locate wreckage of U.S. fighter plane, pilot missing

UK coastguards locate wreckage of U.S. fighter plane, pilot missing

Published 15/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British coastguards have located the wreckage of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea off the coast of northeast [more…]

Embraer’s commercial aviation chief departs after failed Boeing deal

Embraer’s commercial aviation chief departs after failed Boeing deal

Published 15/06/2020

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Planemaker Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) said on Monday that the head of its commercial aviation unit, John Slattery, was leaving the company [more…]

GE picks Embraer planemaking chief to run aviation unit

GE picks Embraer planemaking chief to run aviation unit

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) on Monday tapped the planemaking head of Brazil’s Embraer (EMBR3.SA) to run its key aircraft engines division on Monday, [more…]

Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - Honeywell International Inc, a major supplier of aerospace products, said Monday it launched an unmanned aerial systems business to bet on the autonomous [more…]

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

Published 12/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from [more…]