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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently instructed Northrop Grumman to build a second test vehicle.
A Mk 1A version will feature improvements, but the extent of indigenous versus foreign radar content remains unclear.
The manufacturer plans to begin delivering the MQ-9 Reaper variant to the UK Royal Air Force in late 2018.
The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.
Company modeling says that fourth-gen strike aircraft can survive formidable air defenses
The manufacturer will upgrade 134 Republic of Korea Air Force F-16s to the F-16V configuration.
The J-20 stealth fighter made only a fleeting appearance, while a new airlifter, attack helicopter and AWACS were fully shown.
The country’s C-130, B757 and P-3 fleets will need to replaced in the next decade.
The Royal Air Force is planning to increase its MALE UAV capability, by acquiring Certifiable Predator Bs.
A bonanza for Boeing and subcontractors as the sale of 72 F-15s to Qatar and 40 F-18s to Kuwait is notified.