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February 27, 2015, 8:03 AM

UAE Reveals New C-17 and Helicopter Buys at IDEX Show

Eurofighter, Denel, Wescam and others choose venue for product announcements

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Bell V-280 Valor mockup
Oct 14, 2014 - 10:23 PM
Bell is offering the V-280 Valor tiltrotor while the Boeing-Sikorsky team is pitching the SB-1 Defiant, based on Sikorsky's X2 tech demonstrator.
Oct 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM
The launch customer, an unidentified Brazilian company, accepted the aircraft during a ceremony on October 10 at Embraer headquarters in Brazil.
AH-64E landing on Navy ship
Oct 14, 2014 - 7:37 AM
The fire-control radar of the AH-64E Guardian will be enhanced to work in the littoral environment close to shore, among other upgrades.
MD Helicopters Cayuse Warrior
Oct 10, 2014 - 9:17 AM
The manufacturer secured a $44.2 million contract to install a weapon system on 17 single-engine MD530Fs.
Oct 9, 2014 - 10:13 AM
With the new central mission computer, the upgraded Rafales offer complete versatility, according to manufacturer Dassault.
Oct 8, 2014 - 2:53 PM
The program is expected to be worth €200 to €250 million (up to $310 million), for the acquisition of 8-10 systems, with three UAVs per system.
Oct 8, 2014 - 8:08 AM
Several more nations have joined the coalition. The U.S. and most Western allies have ruled out the deployment of ground troops.
Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar
Oct 7, 2014 - 2:51 PM
The value of the contract could be as high as $72 million.
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Oct 6, 2014 - 9:10 PM
The report from the Pentagon's inspector general relies on outdated information, contends the Air Force.