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March 24, 2017, 1:05 PM

Apache Multi-year Contract Saves $330 Million, Boeing Says

The manufacturer will provide 244 remanufactured AH-64Es to the U.S. Army over five years, and 24 new-build E-models to Saudi Arabia.

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F-35A
Jun 23, 2014 - 8:14 PM
The pilot of the Joint Strike Fighter conventional takeoff and landing variant aborted the takeoff “due to a fire in the back end of the aircraft.”
Jun 19, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Previous EC725s for the nation's armed services were only partially assembled in Brazil.
Jun 19, 2014 - 9:55 AM
The Eurosatory defense show in Paris was the site of several important defense announcements.
U.S. Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout
Jun 18, 2014 - 10:19 AM
The multi-mode radar will increase situational awareness and threat warning in a high-traffic littoral environment, according to the company.
Jun 16, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The vertical landing restrictions that are emerging cast doubt on an important part of the operational utility of the F-35B.
damaged T-50 prototype
Jun 16, 2014 - 7:39 AM
A fire above the right air intake was promptly extinguished after the airplane had landed, according to Sukhoi.
MiG-21
Jun 12, 2014 - 4:15 PM
Aerostar of Romania is about to complete a contract to overhaul, re-life and upgrade eight Mozambique MiG-21s at its Bacau base.
Sikorsky S-61T Triton
Jun 12, 2014 - 3:54 PM
Reasons for delays in the delivery of S-61T helicopters for use in Afghanistan remain unclear.
Jun 11, 2014 - 10:37 AM
The Hermes 900 will replace the modified IAI Ranger UAVs, which are reaching the end of their life cycle.
Airbus C295
Jun 11, 2014 - 10:23 AM
Ecuador's air force will take three C295s by year-end and retire the last of its Avro 748s.