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September 15, 2017, 8:07 AM

Turkey Defies NATO and Buys Russian S-400 SAMs

After long and intense negotiations, both Russia and Turkey have confirmed the controversial air defense deal.

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F-35C Lightning II
Sep 9, 2014 - 5:51 PM
Modifying the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter is part of what the U.S. Navy wants to discuss with contractors in a series of “technical interchange meetings."
NASA Ikhana
Sep 4, 2014 - 11:56 AM
Trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B are slated to begin in November.
U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:11 PM
With the completion of the PDR, the program advances to critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system.
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:27 AM
The deal is valued at $2.5 billion.
Puma AE launched from Coast Guard icebreaker
Sep 2, 2014 - 4:09 PM
An AeroVironment Puma AE launched from the flight deck of the Coast Guard cutter Healy, under way in the Arctic Ocean.
Boeing AH-6i light helicopter
Sep 2, 2014 - 11:46 AM
The estimated contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2016.
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.