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The divestment plan for its electronics and border security business has been explained by the European aerospace giant
Technical issues with the refueling boom and drogue systems have caused the service to postpone its Milestone C production decision to August.
CAE and Discovery Air also eye contracted-out opportunities elsewhere, including the UK.
Maritime patrol aircraft requirement is seen, to counter China’s expansionism in the South China Sea.
They are helping local ground forces regain territory from ISIS – but at a high cost in dollars and destruction
Training service provider Ascent has awarded the last part of the new Military Flying Training System (MFTS)
The Pentagon is evaluating the 'Tether Eye' tethered drone to combat terrorism. The Navy will equip submarines with tube-launched 'Blackwing.'
A replacement for Russia's Mi-8/17 helicopters is finally in prospect, now that the Western engines and avionics are no longer included.
MBDA’s Spear weapon will offer long-range and precision, but not until the mid-2020s.
But while its many enhanced features were highlighted, the Swedish company is still promoting the recently updated C/D version.