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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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S-350E Vityaz SAM system
Sep 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM
The medium-range surface-to-air missile battery stationed at Masyaf supplements other air defense systems already in theater.
Sep 25, 2017 - 3:35 PM
Airline’s cargo business grows by 160-percent following institution of travel bans by four neighboring countries
KC-46 refuels an F-16 in flight
Sep 22, 2017 - 8:40 PM
The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.
Sep 22, 2017 - 12:13 PM
Turkish Airlines signs MOU for forty 787-9s as Boeing agrees to participate in national aerospace initiative
Sep 22, 2017 - 11:29 AM
Latest forecast reflects expected requirement for $650 billion worth of airliners over the next two decades
Saab Boeing T-X
Sep 22, 2017 - 8:20 AM
The Swedish company will build its share of the jet trainer in the US, if the partnership wins the competition.
Lockheed Martin JSTARS
Sep 21, 2017 - 7:28 PM
Senior U.S. Air Force leaders said that source selection would proceed on schedule, even as the requirement is re-assessed.
Forpost UAV
Sep 21, 2017 - 4:18 PM
Although no medium-to-large drones have been deployed, smaller ones have helped the Syrian regime overcome its opponents.
Sep 21, 2017 - 12:10 PM
The SX-1.2 is an unmanned scaled proof-of-concept aircraft that will help validate the control and stability of the S-512 at low speeds.
G650
Sep 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM
Gulfstream president Mark Burns said “the G650 set a new standard in business aviation” for its range and payload, low sound levels and four-zone cabin.