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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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Oct 2, 2014 - 1:49 PM
The technology is ready to weaponize, according to a speaker at the recent Air Force Association Conference.
Sep 26, 2014 - 2:05 PM
The U.S. began striking targets in Iraq on August 7, and the effort to stem the advance of Islamic State and other terrorist groups has increased.
Sep 26, 2014 - 8:05 AM
The South Africa company revealed details of several of its missile programs at the African Aerospace and Defence show.
Ilyushin Il-114
Sep 26, 2014 - 7:20 AM
The Ministry of Defence has revived the Ilyushin Il-112 project, a development of the Il-114 airliner.
Sep 26, 2014 - 7:05 AM
The experimental demonstrator is being used to test aircraft systems and handling.
First A-29 Super Tucano assembled in the U.S.
Sep 25, 2014 - 2:42 PM
The single-engine turboprop will be used to provide light air support, reconnaissance and training capabilities to the Afghanistan military.
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton
Sep 24, 2014 - 12:28 PM
The service is adding mission systems for the new maritime surveillance aircraft.
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:53 AM
Two aircraft have completed flight trials and are awaiting certification to the 2000-5 standard.
Su-30SM
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:32 AM
The recent contract brings to 72 the Russian defense ministry's order for Su-30SM fighters.
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:20 AM
Pratt & Whitney has devised an interim fix and F-35s are flying agan, with borescope inspections mandated every three flying hours.