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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.
The Fiscal Year 2015 defense appropriations bill provides funding for 15 more Boeing EA-18G Growlers.
Austrian company is tapping L-band satellites for flexible transmission of high-definition surveillance video
The $500 million deal covers helicopters, sims and a sea-going training vessel.
Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and Embraer are doing the work.
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
The Netherlands, Norway and Poland will collectively acquire and operate A330MRTTs
Boeing announced the first flight of a 767-2C "provisioned freighter" that will become one of the first U.S. Air Force KC-46A refueling tankers.
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.
The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.