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The $500 million deal covers helicopters, sims and a sea-going training vessel.
Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and Embraer are doing the work.
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
The Netherlands, Norway and Poland will collectively acquire and operate A330MRTTs
Boeing announced the first flight of a 767-2C "provisioned freighter" that will become one of the first U.S. Air Force KC-46A refueling tankers.
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.
The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.
The Albacete facility of Airbus Helicopters assembles both types for Spain, and builds sub-assemblies for other customers
The Army displayed the first aerostat of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor it will fly over the East Coast.
After leaders meet, Western bidders could be shut out of three pending requirements.