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The Stealth Fighter was judged more cost-effective than the Eurofighter and the Super Hornet in a 21-month evaluation
Former U.S. Army Black Hawks and Polish M28s, plus Camcopter and Falco UAS, all acquired for counter-terrorism effort.
Pilots flying the EF-18 Hornet will cue and designate targets using a system that already serves on US Air Force A-10s and F-16s.
A total of 17 of the lightweight multi-role H145 series are heading for Thailand
Ground testing of new fuselage structure has been completed; the UK is negotiating a contract.
Civilian casualties in the Yemen conflict have prompted another call to re-examine dealings that are significant for BAE Systems.
The Air Force will release a strategic plan for using smaller unmanned aircraft systems than it has traditionally operated.
The Osprey is an AESA type that offers 360-degree coverage without moving parts
Nearly all of the 117 Shadow systems operated by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps are under contract for the V2 upgrade, Textron Systems says.
But production of advanced versions of the Sukhoi fighter for export will continue through at least 2020.