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As the twinjet strike aircraft begins replacing Su-24s, new precision-guided weapons are being added
The three-day T-45C grounding comes as the Navy copes with increasing rates of physiological episodes in Hornets, Super Hornets and Growlers.
Local partner PTDI – currently completing Cougars, Fennecs and Panthers – will be helped to develop support and MRO services.
The upgraded F/A-18E/F multirole fighter would ably complement the F-35C Lightning II in carrier air wings into the 2030s, Boeing says.
The nation reportedly favors the Yak-130, since it can simulate the Su-30 fighters already in service
Program leaders awaited the go-ahead to begin low-rate initial production of the estimated $26 billion acquisition from the Pentagon.
Under the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, the companies will advance their concepts to preliminary design stage.
The Italian manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary DRS Technologies are competing for the U.S. Air Force's T-X training jet requirement.
Various requirements for new fighters and helicopters remain unfulfilled, with only A400M airlifters delivered.
The country is under-invested in aircraft to patrol its troubled waters.