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January 22, 2015, 3:23 PM

Big Air Effort for Small Reward Over Iraq, Syria

Strict rules of engagement and scarce targets, result in most combat aircraft sorties returning with weapons unexpended

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Boeing Phantom Swift
Aug 28, 2014 - 3:48 PM
During the project's second phase, Darpa plans to select two proposals to advance to detailed design, fabrication and assembly.
Aug 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM
The companies plan to market and deliver turnkey electronic warfare solutions for airborne platforms.
Aug 27, 2014 - 10:17 AM
Pilatus Aircraft has signed a 10-year contract with Tata Advanced Systems for the Indian company to supply aerostructures for the PC-12 NG.
Aug 27, 2014 - 7:54 AM
Upgrades could continue on other British platforms after 2019 retirement; Germany plan to operate the aircraft at least through 2025.
Advanced Hypersonic Weapon
Aug 26, 2014 - 10:08 PM
The vehicle experienced a "flight anomaly" shortly after launch on August 25.
UH-60V cockpit displays
Aug 21, 2014 - 8:40 AM
The Army plans to upgrade existing Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawks with analog cockpit instrumentation to UH-60M digital standard.
RQ-4 Global Hawk and U-2 reconnaissance aircraft
Aug 20, 2014 - 5:21 PM
The three new aircraft will join 18 Block 30 Global Hawks the service earlier planned to retire.
Aug 20, 2014 - 9:32 AM
The twin-boom, tandem-seat turboprop has been under development since 2011.
U.S. Air Force F-16D
Aug 19, 2014 - 10:15 PM
The 75 aircraft without cracks have returned to service.
Typhoon
Aug 19, 2014 - 8:04 AM
BAE Systems plans to deliver 12 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia this year