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July 29, 2016, 10:14 AM

Seven European Nations Fail To Support Joint Tanker Fleet

Only two Airbus A330MRTT aircraft ordered by only two countries

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Jun 7, 2016 - 8:31 AM
An order financed by Saudi Arabia has not yet been officially announced, but is welcome news for the Russian manufacturer.
Kiowa Warrior final flight over Fort Bragg
Jun 6, 2016 - 12:26 PM
The U.S. Army is divesting 340 Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warriors as a consequence of its 2013 Aviation Restructure Initiative.
Jun 3, 2016 - 10:41 AM
New UAVs, heavy helicopters and air defense missiles were pitched – and an all-German OPV made its debut
T-50A first flight
Jun 2, 2016 - 2:29 PM
Lockheed Martin is proposing the variant of the Korea Aerospace Industries T-50 Golden Eagle for the U.S. Air Force's T-X trainer requirement.
Mi-26T2 in flight
Jun 2, 2016 - 10:52 AM
The country’s drive to eliminate reliance on Ukrainian powerplants continues, with the Mi-26 next in line.
Jun 2, 2016 - 7:08 AM
The divestment plan for its electronics and border security business has been explained by the European aerospace giant
KC-46A refuels AV-8B Harrier
May 31, 2016 - 1:46 PM
Technical issues with the refueling boom and drogue systems have caused the service to postpone its Milestone C production decision to August.
A-4N Skyhawk on ramp
May 31, 2016 - 7:37 AM
CAE and Discovery Air also eye contracted-out opportunities elsewhere, including the UK.
May 26, 2016 - 8:27 AM
Maritime patrol aircraft requirement is seen, to counter China’s expansionism in the South China Sea.
May 26, 2016 - 7:23 AM
They are helping local ground forces regain territory from ISIS – but at a high cost in dollars and destruction