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February 11, 2016, 8:09 AM

Pentagon Enjoys U.S. FY 2017 Defense Budget Stability

Previous Congressional deal provides required funding for what is by far the world’s large defense spend

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The Ground Master 400 system in mobile configuration, shown here with its antenna deployed. This one is in service in Estonia.
Feb 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Export Market Strong for Thales Ground Radar
Feb 11, 2016 - 8:09 AM
Previous Congressional deal provides required funding for what is by far the world’s large defense spend
HTT-40
Feb 11, 2016 - 7:55 AM
The HTT-40 has been rolled out, but the PC-7 is meeting most of the Indian requirement.
Feb 11, 2016 - 7:45 AM
KNAAPO is looking for Su-35 opportunities–with Jakarta being the possible first export customer.
Phenom 100
Feb 10, 2016 - 6:00 PM
A double-outsourcing deal will provide three new glass-cockpit types from Grob, Beechcraft and Embraer.
Su-30SM
Feb 10, 2016 - 7:32 AM
New-builds now preferred to previous plans to acquire used aircraft.
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton
Feb 5, 2016 - 2:15 PM
Under a contract awarded last summer, Northrop Grumman will build a sense-and-avoid system engineering development model by December.
Electromagnetic railgun
Feb 2, 2016 - 11:55 AM
The arsenal plane is one of the R&D efforts being pursued by the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
T-X on display
Feb 2, 2016 - 7:30 AM
Official unveiling of the T-X shows 3D thrust vectoring, stealth features.
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter
Feb 1, 2016 - 4:00 PM
The National Commission on the Future of the Army has recommended that the Army National Guard keep some AH-64 Apache attack helicopters.