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September 15, 2017, 8:07 AM

Turkey Defies NATO and Buys Russian S-400 SAMs

After long and intense negotiations, both Russia and Turkey have confirmed the controversial air defense deal.

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Su-30SM
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:32 AM
The recent contract brings to 72 the Russian defense ministry's order for Su-30SM fighters.
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:20 AM
Pratt & Whitney has devised an interim fix and F-35s are flying agan, with borescope inspections mandated every three flying hours.
Boeing JStars replacement proposal
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:07 AM
The U.S. Air Force has abandoned plans to re-engine the aging JStars platform.
Sep 19, 2014 - 7:46 AM
Air Force leadership expresses confidence that top-priority procurements are safe from possible budget threats.
Sep 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Deliveries of the fly-by-wire midsize business jets are expected to start in 2016.
Lockheed Martin UClass
Sep 11, 2014 - 9:47 AM
The Navy is still seeking sources for an "organic, sea-based unmanned aerial system."
F-16s at Hill Air Force Base
Sep 10, 2014 - 2:01 PM
More than 80 of the aircraft have been grounded since cracks were discovered in the canopy sill longerons this summer.
F-35C Lightning II
Sep 9, 2014 - 5:51 PM
Modifying the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter is part of what the U.S. Navy wants to discuss with contractors in a series of “technical interchange meetings."
NASA Ikhana
Sep 4, 2014 - 11:56 AM
Trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B are slated to begin in November.
U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:11 PM
With the completion of the PDR, the program advances to critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system.