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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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airplane
Jul 13, 2016 - 7:00 AM
The Brazilian logistics group will use the commercial aircraft for cargo delivers once it receives FAA certification in 2018.
Jul 13, 2016 - 12:10 AM
MBDA has undertaken the first firing of the Spear advanced attack missile has it embarks on full development for the F-35.
Jul 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Leonardo has developed an innovative IFF arrangement to complement the AESA radar
Jul 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Cost reductions and product enhancements in the offing for Lockheed Martin’ stealth fighter.
Dave Jackson, left, managing director of 328 Support Services, and Colin Mahoney, senior v-p, international and service solutions for Rockwell Collins.
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:55 PM
Upgraded version of Dornier 328 will have Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck; P&WC’s PW127 will power the turboprop variant
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:55 PM
An ASDOT contract is due to be awarded in September 2018, with delivery of the service to run for 15 years starting in January 2020.
fighter jet
Jul 12, 2016 - 2:20 PM
The UK has driven the integration timetable for air-to-ground weapons on the Typhoon, because the RAF is retiring its Tornado strike jet fleet in 2019.
Jul 12, 2016 - 12:50 PM
L-3 Wescam is due to have completed deliveries of the turrets to Airbus by June next year.
helicopter
Jul 12, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Fuji Heavy Industries—shortly to become the Subaru Corporation—has secured a contract to build the JGSDF’s next utility helicopter.
Jul 12, 2016 - 8:20 AM
Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded separate contracts to extend the use of its LKMS (local key management system) cryptographic technology.