Top Contractors Hold Their Positions as Defense Spending Begins to Rise
Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:15:39 +0000 EST

by Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International. As defense markets continue to adapt to dynamic economic and political forces, the major players continue to hold their entrenched positions. Regional turmoil in parts of the Middle East, Europe … Continue reading

Australia’s G550 AISREW Program Will Require a World’s Worth of Electronics, But So Far, None from Australia
Posted on Fri, 14 Jul 2017 07:00:50 +0000 EST

by C. Zachary Hofer, Electronic Systems Analyst, Forecast International. The U.S. State Department recently approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia of five Gulfstream G550 Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (AISREW) aircraft, worth an estimated $1.3 billion. … Continue reading

Airbus, Boeing Report June 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Posted on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:00:57 +0000 EST

Boeing Launches 737 MAX 10 – Wins Orders Race at Paris Air Show by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent. Boeing and Airbus delivered 75 and 64 commercial jets in June 2017, respectively, compared to 74 and 64 during the same … Continue reading

Raytheon’s Multispectral Targeting System in High Demand
Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:00:04 +0000 EST

by Andrew Dardine, Electronic Systems Analyst, Forecast International. Variants of Raytheon’s Multispectral Targeting System are expected to be produced in steady numbers over the next several years for the U.S. and its trusted allies. The MTS is a key component … Continue reading

LEAP Ready to Jump Ahead of CFM56
Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:00:13 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. The completion of the biennial Paris Air Show marks a time when orders are tallied and success is measured. The battle for orders between Airbus and Boeing is not new; however, with … Continue reading

Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Highlights – 7/3/17 Edition
Posted on Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:49:50 +0000 EST

retrofit and modernization (R&M)
by Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Analyst, Forecast International. This blog post briefly highlights recent Airborne Retrofit & Modernization news. More in-depth news can be found in Forecast’s E-Market Alerts. Sign up here to receive our World Aerospace and … Continue reading

Aviation Industry Makes Good Showing at Paris 2017
Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:00:50 +0000 EST

by Ray Jaworowski, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. The 2017 International Paris Air Show produced a fairly impressive number of sales announcements, though the pace was down a bit from recent Paris shows.  Orders and other commitments for commercial airliners … Continue reading

Hanwha Focuses on Aerospace and Defense Operations
Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:27 +0000 EST

Hanwha Defense Systems
by Richard Pettibone, Aerospace & Defense Companies Analyst, Forecast International. Over the past few years, Hanwha of South Korea has transformed itself into a major defense firm.  Founded during the Korean War as a gunpowder producer, the company has returned … Continue reading

Steam Turbines Adapt to the Changing Power-Generating Landscape
Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:38 +0000 EST

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems Specialist, Forecast International. Steam turbines have been the cornerstone of electrical power production since the late 19th century. Found to be more efficient than reciprocating engines, the steam turbine helped usher in a modern age. … Continue reading

Forecast International Predicts $4.15 Trillion Large Jetliner Market Over 15 Years
Posted on Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:23:21 +0000 EST

by Ray Jaworowski, Senior Aerospace Analyst, Forecast International. According to projections from Forecast International’s Platinum Forecast System® 3.1, a total of 26,210 large commercial jetliners will be produced in the 15-year period from 2017 through 2031.  The value of this … Continue reading