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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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Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) system
Nov 8, 2015 - 12:45 AM
Raytheon has completed demonstration of new hardware and software that vastly improves air-ground coordination.
Nov 7, 2015 - 9:20 AM
UAE says assisting with regional struggles plays a crucial role in keeping them away from its borders.
Nov 7, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Super Tucano is receiving a lot of interest in the Middle East region, as Sierra Nevada partnership works out.
Nov 7, 2015 - 5:45 AM
Now in its 16th year, Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport continues to achieve high sales on the global market.
Roketsan’s Cirit laser-guided rocket
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:05 AM
The Roketsan Cirit laser-guided rocket is being used by the UAE armed forces and can be seen here at the Dubai Airshow on an Archangel aircraft.
Nov 6, 2015 - 2:28 PM
A joint statement with Lockheed Martin alleges “fundamental flaws” in the selection process.
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.