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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Israel Aerospace Industries Heron UAS
Nov 3, 2014 - 2:57 PM
The Royal Australian Air Force will continue using the IAI Heron to train until it receives the MQ-4C Triton.
Su-35S multirole fighter
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:50 AM
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Mi-17
Oct 30, 2014 - 8:43 AM
Russian Helicopters completed deliveries of Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters to the Afghan Army in October.
Insitu ScanEagle 2
Oct 29, 2014 - 11:38 AM
Insitu unveiled the ScanEagle 2 with a new engine and payload options at the Euronaval 2014 conference in Paris.
Bombardier Challenger CL-604
Oct 28, 2014 - 3:30 PM
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority chose Cobham SAR Services to provide airborne search and rescue services beginning in 2016.
Northrop Grumman G/ATOR expeditionary radar
Oct 28, 2014 - 1:18 PM
The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Northrop Grumman a contract modification to begin low-rate production of the G/ATOR expeditionary radar.
Oct 27, 2014 - 10:43 AM
Saab will begin delivering 36 Gripen NG fighters to Brazil in 2019.
Oct 27, 2014 - 7:39 AM
The Alenia C-27A/J series has suffered a chequered procurement history in the U.S.
Oct 23, 2014 - 1:36 PM
The IAF’s safety record is again under scrutiny, with concerns over training and maintenance being voiced unofficially.
Oct 23, 2014 - 12:51 PM
international monitoring body says the UAVs will complement observers on the ground