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Transparency International investigated 163 companies to produce its new index; improvement seen, but the picture remains inadequate.
French combat jet scores third export sale in as many months; UAE could be next.
The service seeks 44 new tiltrotors to replace the Northrop Grumman C-2 Greyhound for carrier onboard delivery mission.
The U.S. Department of Defense IG and Government Accountability Office were sharply critical of the F135 engine program.
Brazilian, Israeli and South African missiles are slated for integration.
Possible roles for UAVs considered after current patrol and rescue efforts deemed inadequate.
Saab and Embraer signed Gripen agreement at Latin American Defense and Security Show. Sagem also boosted Brazilian production.
The Northrop Grumman-built unmanned combat demonstrator will be retired now that it has completed its final test objective.
The Airbus Helicopters Caracel and the Raytheon Patriot missile system will boost the country’s military capability.
B-1Bs will shift from the Air Combat Command to join B-2s, B-52s and LRS-B under the Air Force Global Strike Command.