February 2010
Armada International;Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p4
This section offers news briefs related to military defense equipment and vehicles. The acquisition of a third F-35B Lightning II operational test craft was approved by Great Britain according to Lockheed Martin. A contract was received by Patria Aviation from the Finnish Air Force to improve the cockpit and avionics of 18 BAE Hawk Mk 66 jet trainers. Anti-spall windshield for the Boeing P-8A Poseidon was delivered by GKN Aerospace.


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