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June 30, 2015, 3:54 PM

South Korea Selects Airbus A330 MRTT as Future Tanker

The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.

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Royal Saudi Air Force A330 MRTT
Jun 30, 2015 - 3:54 PM
The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.
Two Tu-160s in flight
Jun 25, 2015 - 7:37 AM
In addition to an upgrade program for 16 survivors from earlier production.
refugees in boat
Jun 25, 2015 - 3:52 AM
Italian aircraft carrier will lead efforts to rescue, and stem the tide of, migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
F-35 off ski jump ramp
Jun 24, 2015 - 2:06 PM
The technique will be used to launch F-35Bs from British and Italian aircraft carriers.
Royal Australian Air Force Heron unmanned aircraft
Jun 24, 2015 - 12:47 PM
The Royal Australian Air Force started flying the IAI Heron at Rockhampton Airport in advance of a joint training exercise with U.S. military.
Paris show site from a drone
Jun 19, 2015 - 8:11 AM
A round-up of the defense highlights from the world’s biggest aerospace exhibition.
Honeywell TPE331
Jun 19, 2015 - 7:35 AM
But the indigenous HTT-40 program faces competition from the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II, already in service with the Indian Air Force.
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:40 AM
CAE has bought the NFTC flying school in Canada as a prelude to competing for more training system requirements.
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:15 AM
Two technologies, flax fiber composites and 3D glasses for tactical tables, are on display.
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:20 AM
With development trials completed, the Meteor missile is on course to enter service on the Saab Gripen in 2016.