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June 21, 2017, 10:52 AM

F-35 Stamps Fifth-Gen Authority On Paris

JSF makes statements on the air and on the ground at the 2017 Salon du Bourget, where it was the star of the show.

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Su-34 on static display
Apr 10, 2017 - 3:39 AM
As the twinjet strike aircraft begins replacing Su-24s, new precision-guided weapons are being added
U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk
Apr 6, 2017 - 1:25 PM
The three-day T-45C grounding comes as the Navy copes with increasing rates of physiological episodes in Hornets, Super Hornets and Growlers.
H225Ms on ramp
Apr 6, 2017 - 11:14 AM
Local partner PTDI – currently completing Cougars, Fennecs and Panthers – will be helped to develop support and MRO services.
Boeing Super Hornet Block III
Apr 5, 2017 - 3:20 PM
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.
Yak-130 in flight
Apr 4, 2017 - 7:31 AM
The nation reportedly favors the Yak-130, since it can simulate the Su-30 fighters already in service
U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion
Apr 3, 2017 - 4:53 PM
Program leaders awaited the go-ahead to begin low-rate initial production of the estimated $26 billion acquisition from the Pentagon.
Dynetics Gremlins image
Mar 31, 2017 - 12:15 PM
Under the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, the companies will advance their concepts to preliminary design stage.
Mar 30, 2017 - 2:32 PM
The Italian manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary DRS Technologies are competing for the U.S. Air Force's T-X training jet requirement.
F/A-18D on ramp
Mar 30, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Various requirements for new fighters and helicopters remain unfulfilled, with only A400M airlifters delivered.
ATR 72MP on ramp
Mar 29, 2017 - 4:20 PM
The country is under-invested in aircraft to patrol its troubled waters.