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July 19, 2016, 8:03 AM

Farnborough Show Brought Plenty of Defense News

A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.

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Jul 22, 2016 - 7:15 AM
Announcements by BAE Systems, a new agreement on Turkish missile integration, Canada’s partner status, and endorsements from senior U.S. commanders.
BAE electronic warfare
Jul 22, 2016 - 7:07 AM
The company’s low-profile electronic warfare business was highlighted in a Farnborough airshow briefing.
F-35 hover
Jul 19, 2016 - 8:03 AM
A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.
J-20 fighter on the ground
Jul 19, 2016 - 7:22 AM
The long-range interceptor may be nearing entry into service, although questions remain over the maturity of the intended indigenous powerplants.
KC-46A tanker refuels a C-17 Globemaster III
Jul 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM
After trying to resolve an axial boom loading issue with software, Boeing has developed a hardware fix for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker.
The Fulmar X is seen on its bungee-powered launch ramp.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:45 AM
The Fulmar has been selected by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, which is buying six systems to equip fast patrol craft.
Scorpion helmet-mounted monocular sight and display.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:38 AM
The company will provide 400 sets for LAH service after 2020.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:10 PM
The tie-up with Roketsan could add precision attack capability through the addition of laser-guided rockets, missiles and bombs.
Pratt and Whitney and Rolls-Royce have committed to a Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) approach in support of the UK’s F-35B Lightning II fleet.
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The companies will jointly provide technical support from RAF Marham.
helicopter
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM
The question of what will arm the UK’s new Apaches has yet to be confirmed