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February 11, 2016, 8:09 AM

Pentagon Enjoys U.S. FY 2017 Defense Budget Stability

Previous Congressional deal provides required funding for what is by far the world’s large defense spend

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S-97 Raider second flight-test prototype
Oct 13, 2015 - 4:51 PM
The two manufacturers said Lockheed Martin's involvement with competing teams for the Army joint multi-role demonstration is not a problem.
F-35C on aircraft carrier
Oct 13, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Meanwhile, the U.S. Air Force describes its plan for IOC, and voices continuing concern about new logistics system
USAF Eclipse 550
Oct 8, 2015 - 11:52 AM
Company would provide a fleet of Eclipse VLJs for no up-front investment by the U.S. government, at a fee-per-flight-hour.
Advanced F-15
Oct 6, 2015 - 10:25 PM
The service expects to award contracts next year for sustainment of Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C/D, S and new F-15SA models.
Boeing JSTARS concept
Oct 6, 2015 - 1:32 PM
Raytheon would play different roles on at least two of the industry teams competing for the U.S. Air Force JStars recapitalization program.
Russian Su-24M
Oct 5, 2015 - 11:58 AM
The Russian service reported conducting nearly 100 bombing raids as of October 5 in coordination with the Syrian army.
NH90 NFH naval helicopter
Oct 5, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Tactical transport and naval helicopters would be used on newly ordered Mistral-class landing ships, along with Kamov KA-52 attack helicopters.
F-15s in flight
Oct 1, 2015 - 1:55 PM
The U.S. Air Force selected Boeing as prime contractor for the Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System.
GE Aviation GE3000 turboshaft engine
Oct 1, 2015 - 9:08 AM
The service will award 'up to two' contracts for a two-year preliminary design phase of the engine planned for Apache and Blackhawk helicopters.
Boeing AH-64E Apache
Sep 29, 2015 - 11:52 AM
The defense ministry signed contracts for both direct commercial and foreign military sales of helicopters and supporting equipment.