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Contract calls for 811 pairs through 2034 valued at $2 billion.
Through an agreement with Northrup Grumman, Nordam will produce three new components made of composite materials.
P&W and Rolls-Royce will work together at RAF Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 can carry a large weapons load, combining internal and external stores.
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.
Turkish type approved by EASA.
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Sensors assess and record the pilot’s breathing to detect that sufficient oxygen is being delivered, guarding against hypoxia.
Raytheon is pitching its T-100 proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s jet trainer replacement program as a robust training solution—with a jet attached.