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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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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.
H145Ms in flight
May 9, 2016 - 8:52 AM
A total of 17 of the lightweight multi-role H145 series are heading for Thailand
Predator B rendering
May 6, 2016 - 7:47 AM
Ground testing of new fuselage structure has been completed; the UK is negotiating a contract.
Eurofighter Typhoon in flight
May 6, 2016 - 7:37 AM
Civilian casualties in the Yemen conflict have prompted another call to re-examine dealings that are significant for BAE Systems.
Insitu Flying Launch and Recovery System
May 5, 2016 - 12:55 AM
The Air Force will release a strategic plan for using smaller unmanned aircraft systems than it has traditionally operated.