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July 19, 2016, 8:03 AM

Farnborough Show Brought Plenty of Defense News

A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.

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AeroVironment Tether Eye drone
May 23, 2016 - 9:18 AM
The Pentagon is evaluating the 'Tether Eye' tethered drone to combat terrorism. The Navy will equip submarines with tube-launched 'Blackwing.'
Mil Mi-38-2 on static
May 20, 2016 - 12:39 PM
A replacement for Russia's Mi-8/17 helicopters is finally in prospect, now that the Western engines and avionics are no longer included.
SPEAR missile in flight
May 19, 2016 - 10:25 AM
MBDA’s Spear weapon will offer long-range and precision, but not until the mid-2020s.
Gripen E rollout
May 19, 2016 - 7:32 AM
But while its many enhanced features were highlighted, the Swedish company is still promoting the recently updated C/D version.
Diamond Dart-450 in flight
May 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
The Austrian company is entering the civilian and military trainer market with a claimed lower-cost offering.
J-10 in formation
May 17, 2016 - 2:42 PM
The Pentagon’s latest report describes continued improvement in the country’s military aerospace capabilities.
Kamov Ka-60 on ramp
May 17, 2016 - 7:28 AM
Updates also provided on existing Kamov machines, including Ka-27 series and long-delayed first flight of Ka-62.
May 12, 2016 - 11:14 AM
The Stealth Fighter was judged more cost-effective than the Eurofighter and the Super Hornet in a 21-month evaluation
UH-60A and AH-1F in flight
May 12, 2016 - 7:00 AM
Former U.S. Army Black Hawks and Polish M28s, plus Camcopter and Falco UAS, all acquired for counter-terrorism effort.
pilot wearing helmet-mounted system
May 11, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Pilots flying the EF-18 Hornet will cue and designate targets using a system that already serves on US Air Force A-10s and F-16s.