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June 22, 2016, 5:20 AM

Progress Reported On Latest A400M Problems

But deliveries have slowed and long-term gearbox solution is still awaited

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Jun 14, 2016 - 9:10 AM
The Low Rate of Initial Production Lot 10 contract is due to be finalized "relatively soon."
Predator on the ramp
Jun 14, 2016 - 7:48 AM
Maker is touting strategic ISR capability with new multispectral sensor.
Jun 13, 2016 - 2:59 PM
For an initial investment of less than $2.5 billion, the UK got Level One status in the F-35 program.
Jun 13, 2016 - 1:48 PM
15 years since Lockheed Martin won the Joint Strike Fighter evaluation, the F-35 is now in service.
U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C
Jun 10, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Retired F/A-18s recovered from the aircraft 'boneyard' at Davis-Monthan AFB will be returned to service with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Hawk advanced jet trainer in flight
Jun 10, 2016 - 7:32 AM
Ahead of a firm agreement with HAL, the OEM is designing a new wing and exploring weapons integration
Boeing AH-6i
Jun 8, 2016 - 9:34 AM
Boeing is supplying the light attack helicopter to the Saudi Arabia National Guard under a 2014 foreign military sale.
Jun 7, 2016 - 2:30 PM
Release of the third development version of the Autonomic Logistics Information System will coincide with the end of the F-35 development phase.
Jun 7, 2016 - 8:31 AM
An order financed by Saudi Arabia has not yet been officially announced, but is welcome news for the Russian manufacturer.
Kiowa Warrior final flight over Fort Bragg
Jun 6, 2016 - 12:26 PM
The U.S. Army is divesting 340 Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warriors as a consequence of its 2013 Aviation Restructure Initiative.