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May 18, 2015, 11:18 AM

Euro-Male Study Endorsed by Defense Ministers

France, Germany and Italy signal intent to fund project definition of an all-European medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.

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F-35 weapons portfolio
Jan 21, 2015 - 11:48 AM
Senior U.S. military officers said the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program remains on track to meet upcoming initial operational capability dates.
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
Jan 20, 2015 - 3:11 PM
Japan will join South Korea as an operator of the RQ-4 Global Hawk in the Asia Pacific region.
Jan 19, 2015 - 7:05 AM
BAE Systems may not bid on other international F-16 upgrade programs after set-back over South Korean fighter choice
Jan 16, 2015 - 8:04 AM
Sales of Alenia’s Twin-Turboprop Airlifter Continue at a Moderate Pace
State of the Air Force briefing at the Pentagon
Jan 15, 2015 - 4:45 PM
The U.S. Air Force is taking steps to relieve “strain” on its remotely piloted aircraft pilots
Jan 15, 2015 - 7:06 AM
Flight testing of the private-venture combat jet continues, and a second prototype is planned
U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk
Jan 14, 2015 - 9:38 AM
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper and variants of the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk recently achieved flight-time milestones.
Jan 12, 2015 - 12:17 PM
Lakenheath will be the first permanent European base for the F-35, but the Air Force will leave nearby Mildenhall
Jan 8, 2015 - 11:19 AM
Canadian company is flying Alpha Jets and A-4Ns, with F-16s to come, on cost-saving contracts for the Canadian and German armed forces.
U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler
Jan 8, 2015 - 10:24 AM
The Fiscal Year 2015 defense appropriations bill provides funding for 15 more Boeing EA-18G Growlers.