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February 11, 2016, 8:09 AM

Pentagon Enjoys U.S. FY 2017 Defense Budget Stability

Previous Congressional deal provides required funding for what is by far the world’s large defense spend

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Tekever AR5
Nov 5, 2015 - 1:19 PM
Tekever’s AR5 Evolution will aid SAR and pollution monitoring during the two-year Project Rapsody.
Rustom-2 UAV on ramp
Nov 5, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Long-winged design named Rustom will carry various ISR payloads
Nov 5, 2015 - 5:30 AM
U.S. OEM is working closely with India to encourage progress in manufacturing, with final assembly of military helicopters on the cards.
 Light Attack Helicopter model on display
Nov 4, 2015 - 8:40 AM
The European company and KAI will jointly market, as well as develop, civil and military helicopters based on the H155.
A French air force Rafale
Nov 4, 2015 - 7:20 AM
From AREOS to TALIOS, Thales Claims Unique pod features
Saudi F-15
Nov 4, 2015 - 6:30 AM
“Sustainment” work for Saudi fighters could be worth $2.5 billion to successful bidder, which could be non-Saudi.
Il-112 airlifter model
Nov 2, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Russia is dumping the An-140 in favor of the new Ilyushin twin turboprop, as its An-26 replacement.
Airbus A400M landing
Nov 2, 2015 - 8:14 AM
But the airlifter can’t refuel helicopters, and negotiations with the partner nations over another contract amendment are continuing.
meeting of Joint Chiefs
Oct 30, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The U.S. may place more “boots on the ground’, included much-needed joint tactical air controllers.
Unmanned MD500 on display
Oct 30, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Korean Air has devised an alternative to the Boeing Unmanned Little Bird.