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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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OH-58D Kiowa Warrior mast-mounted sight
Jul 2, 2014 - 8:33 PM
DRS presses the case for upgrading the Kiowa's mast-mounted sight.
U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper
Jul 2, 2014 - 11:45 AM
The latest version of the system provides a four-fold increase in area coverage with a two-fold improvement in resolution compared to its predecessor.
Jul 2, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Two batches of Sukhoi Su-25s have been delivered to Iraq.
Boeing 767-2C provisioned freighter
Jun 29, 2014 - 5:14 PM
Target date for first flight of the aerial refueling tanker is now the third quarter, according to Boeing.
Harfang UAV
Jun 27, 2014 - 11:08 AM
Harfang UAS will fly with the French Air Force at least through 2017.
Jun 27, 2014 - 8:10 AM
Still awaiting deliveries from the U.S., Iraq buys second-hand fighters from Russia, which are scheduled to arrive in a few days.
Jun 27, 2014 - 7:15 AM
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.
Boeing Reconfigurable Airborne Multi-Intelligence System (Ramis)
Jun 25, 2014 - 11:12 PM
Ramis combines imagery intelligence, electronic intelligence, signals intelligence and communications intelligence.
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.