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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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DA42 on static at Paris Air Show
Jun 18, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Sagem and French defense services agency DCI will jointly offer Diamond twins and Patroller UAVs outfitted with Sagem's surveillance equipment
artist's rendering of JStars in flight
Jun 18, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman announce partners, joining Boeing as bidders for new radar surveillance jets.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James (right) and assistant secretary for acquisition Bill LaPlante
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:31 AM
The field of potential contenders has been adjusted as industry awaits a formal request for proposals.
Scorpion
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The joint venture said it will show the light attack jet to multiple European air forces on its current visit.
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:40 AM
Having recently acquired Exelis, Harris Corporation is working hard to bring a new electronic warfare capability to market
Rafael’s Pixel Revolution
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:20 AM
Israeli company leverages electro-optical expertise for sensor-to-shooter engagement that does not rely on GPS.
Elta radar
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:40 AM
IAI’s Elta division has developed a UHF radar building block that can be used singly for mobile applications.
Rafale Langkawi airshow
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:10 AM
Wasteful international competition continues between the Eurofighter, Gripen and Rafale
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:20 AM
UK company Dart Jet has schemed a new modular concept for training aircraft.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:10 AM
NH90 pilot reflects on Barkhane operation in Mali.