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February 22, 2017, 7:28 AM

Airbus Pleads for Relief as A400M Losses Mount

Company wants the European launch nations to reduce the penalties they are extracting for late deliveries and performance shortfalls.

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May 15, 2014 - 8:05 AM
Iraq is the first announced customer for the AT-6.
May 15, 2014 - 7:45 AM
Camera-on-chip technology makes possible superior image quality in miniature cameras, says the company.
U.S. Air Force MC-12W
May 15, 2014 - 7:31 AM
Air Force using the twin turboprops to locate the more than 200 school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
MQ-4C Triton
May 14, 2014 - 11:00 PM
Due-regard rader will make the Triton capable of detecting aircraft not equipped with a transponder or not using it to avoid detection.
MD 540A in Jordan
May 14, 2014 - 1:12 PM
The SOFEX show marks the first showing of the armed scout helicopter outside the U.S.
CH-53K rollout
May 8, 2014 - 4:01 PM
The mostly composite helicopter–dubbed the “King Stallion”–will fly by year-end, with operational service expected in 2019.
Lockheed Martin F-16
May 8, 2014 - 12:06 PM
Orders from Iraq and other nations have extended the F-16 production line through 2017.
May 8, 2014 - 11:48 AM
The ATK-designed mission package allows the aircraft to undertake a range of gunship and ISR missions.
Sikorsky S-92 U.S. presidential helicopter
May 8, 2014 - 11:20 AM
The VXX will replace the aging fleet of Sikorsky VH-3Ds and VH-60Ns flown by Marine Helicopter Squadron One for presidential and VIP transport.