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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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Jul 14, 2014 - 7:50 AM
Russian order for MiG-29SMT raises hopes for commitment to the MiG-35 program.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM
Irkut is working on a possible new widebody airliner with China, as well as several military aircraft upgrades.
The Reaper can be armed with four Hellfire missiles and two GBU-12 laser-guided 250-pound bombs. The RAF usually flies with all four missiles, but only one bomb. The UAV’s Raytheon MTS-B sensor ball and laser rangefinder/designator is beneath the nose, with the satcom antenna above.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM
The UK RAF is proud of its Reaper capabilities and confident its rules of engagement in Afghanistan comply with the law and are adhered to.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:35 AM
Ukrainian company Aerotechnica specializes in modernizing Soviet-era radar equipment.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:40 AM
UAC subsidiaries are exhibiting under one roof at this year’s Farnborough show.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:35 AM
The Eurofighter contract adds further components to the ones already supplied by Denroy, which now provides 180 separate parts for the Typhoon.
Jul 14, 2014 - 4:55 AM
Russia’s break with Ukraine is driving efforts to broaden company’s supply base.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:30 AM
Embraer and Saab announced on Friday a memorandum of understanding to partner in delivering the program for the Brazilian air force.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:30 AM
The Scorpion jet took the industry by surprise although it is still awaiting its first customer as testing continues.