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Target date for first flight of the aerial refueling tanker is now the third quarter, according to Boeing.
Harfang UAS will fly with the French Air Force at least through 2017.
Still awaiting deliveries from the U.S., Iraq buys second-hand fighters from Russia, which are scheduled to arrive in a few days.
The U.S. Air Force could eventually acquire 112 combat rescue helicopters based on the UH-60M Black Hawk in a deal worth $7.9 billion, said Sikorsky.
Ramis combines imagery intelligence, electronic intelligence, signals intelligence and communications intelligence.
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.”
Previous EC725s for the nation's armed services were only partially assembled in Brazil.
The Eurosatory defense show in Paris was the site of several important defense announcements.
The multi-mode radar will increase situational awareness and threat warning in a high-traffic littoral environment, according to the company.
The vertical landing restrictions that are emerging cast doubt on an important part of the operational utility of the F-35B.