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November 24, 2015, 8:47 AM

UK Chooses Boeing P-8 for MPA Without Competition

British defense review restores maritime patrol aircraft capability, halts decline in combat aircraft fleet

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F-35 helmet-mounted display system
Aug 12, 2015 - 4:20 PM
The third-generation helmet-mounted display system incorporates several improvements over the Gen 2 system.
Thales instrument landing system
Aug 12, 2015 - 11:10 AM
The company will deliver two production-representative versions of its D-ILS system to the Air Force by July 2018.
Il-114 testbed in flight
Aug 11, 2015 - 7:31 AM
Meanwhile, more upgrades of the aging Il-38 airframe will be completed.
E-8C JStars crew
Aug 10, 2015 - 3:40 PM
The service awarded pre-engineering and manufacturing development contracts to Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Northrop Grumman.
AeroVironment Raven
Aug 5, 2015 - 9:32 AM
A development from the Raven, with some features of the Puma, will be produced in Bangalore by Dynamatic.
Cross-section of Lockheed Martin’s JAGM design
Aug 5, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Dual-mode guidance will improve the capability of Hellfire missiles launched from helicopters and UAVs.
UAC model at Paris
Aug 4, 2015 - 12:22 PM
Western banks are withholding billions of dollars due to Russian companies; report names India, China and Iraq as biggest customers.
RAF Typhoon, left, and Indian Flanker maneuver during joint exercise. (Photo: MoD Crown Copyright)
Aug 3, 2015 - 11:04 AM
Su-30MKI combat jets impressed during a deployment to the UK; more orders likely as India drops MMRCA
U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II
Jul 31, 2015 - 3:32 PM
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 at Yuma, Ariz., is the first squadron to begin operations with the fifth-generation fighter.
Third A400M delivered to UK RAF is on display.
Jul 31, 2015 - 10:21 AM
The recent accident plus earlier problems still unresolved, have caused two writeoffs totaling €841 million within a year