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May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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CAE recently delivered  to the U.S. Navy  three tactical operational  flight trainers for the  Sikorsky MH-60R helicopter.
Jul 15, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Simulation’s role in military training is expanding as budgets shrink.
Jul 15, 2014 - 3:00 AM
Apache Guardians and Tigershark UAVs worked well together in Afghanistan using datalinks.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Hybrid air vehicles could finally fulfill the promise once offered by airships.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Airship pioneer led a series of British companies specializing in lighter-than-air technology for nearly 40 years.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Only Lockheed Martin (LM) has progressed beyond the drawing board in the arena of airship vehicles.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Only Lockheed Martin (LM) has progressed beyond the drawing board in the arena of airship vehicles.
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:15 AM
“I can announce today that we’re now able to put £1.1 billion of investment back into our defense capabilities,” the UK Prime Minister said.
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging the defense industry to boost exports with more creative sources of financing.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:25 AM
Israel selected the M-346 in 2012 to replace its aging McDonnell Douglas A-4N, TA-4H and TA-4J Skyhawks of the 102 “The Flying Tigers” Squadron.
The Saab Gripen did the first eight development firings of the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM. The European missile house chose the Swedish fighter in preference to the Rafale or the Eurofighter, but the Meteor has since been integrated on all three aircraft.
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The Saab Gripen has proved to be a good test bed for missiles, as Saab explains how it manages to keep costs under control.