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The advanced trainer has also been exported to Algeria, Bangladesh and Belarus, and Syria remains a possibility.
The island nation is evaluating new medium lift helicopters, and also planning to replace some older CH-47 Chinooks.
Raytheon will build 15 engineering development models and 14 mechanical test pods of the Next Generation Jammer, its new electronic warfare pod.
The Pentagon and the Drug Enforcement Administration spent $86 million over seven years to modify a counternarcotics plane that hasn't flown.
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have revised the KC-46A program schedule to extend developmental flight testing, compress deliveries.
The first prototype of the Il-214 medium transport should be completed 'around 2020,' according to the Ilyushin design house.
The heavy bomber will be based in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time since 1991.
Saudi Arabia overtook Russia as the third largest spender on military activities and equipment in 2015, following the U.S. and China.
Following a competition that also involved the Thales Watchkeeper system, the Patroller will replace the French army's current Sperwer drone.
The estimated €8 billion transaction follows an intergovernmental agreement reached between Italy and Kuwait in September.