Saab has opened a Gripen production facility in Brazil. Components for Gripen E/F aircraft will be manufactured at the new Saab Aeronautica Montagens plant for final assembly at an Embraer facility in Sao Paulo and a Saab facility in Sweden.
Greece's Health Ministry is acquiring a pair of Beechcraft King Air 350C air ambulances. "With the turboprop's impressive short-field capabilities and custom-built medical interior, the Ministry of Health and its operating partners will be able to serve an enduring mission throughout Greece," said Textron Aviation's Bob Gibbs.
Lockheed Martin Orion Artemis mission director Tony Antonelli cites the specialized capabilities of the Orion spacecraft for deep space missions. "It's the only spacecraft in production today capable of human deep space travel," he writes.
A version of the National Defense Authorization Act now making its way through the Senate would require the Defense Department and other federal agencies to prioritize available commercial capabilities when it comes to remote sensing imagery.