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July 21, 2017, 7:28 AM

Russia’s MAKS Show Highlights T-50 PAKFA Progress

The fifth-generation fighter is cleared for limited production; new UAVs and helicopters were on display

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Jul 17, 2014 - 6:50 AM
The XP is fitted with GA-ASI’s Lynx multi-mode radar, high-definition electro-optical video and automatic identification system.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:25 AM
No major in-service issue so far, manufacturer of TP400 says.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:15 AM
The U.S. Air Force and industrial partners could see great improvements in efficiency as a result of the new strategic agility program.
Jul 17, 2014 - 5:12 AM
Selex will adapt its Seaspray 7500 radar to fit in the center third of the pod that houses the UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 on fighter aircraft.
Jul 17, 2014 - 4:30 AM
BAE to provide Striker helmet, using NVGs, after development problems with the Elbit Systems/Rockwell Collins HMD that is integral to the F-35 cockpit.
Jul 17, 2014 - 4:20 AM
Changes from the original version include a new wet wing, lighter structure, single-piece canopy, and modern cockpit.
Jul 17, 2014 - 4:00 AM
The RAF and USAF sponsored trials of the Brimstone fitted on the MQ-9 Reaper UCAV at U.S. Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:55 AM
The light version of the FASGW is designed to counter fast-attack craft in littoral waters, while the heavy version is a longer-range anti-ship missile.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.