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The Mitsubishi X-2 made a short test hop to reposition at Gifu airbase for further flights.
The Autonomic Logistics Information System may not be fully ready as the F-35 reaches key milestones, says the Government Accountability Office.
It will fly from six new patrol vessels being built for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA).
The almost completely remanufactured attack helicopter has gained another U.S. Army order, with the UK due to confirm soon.
The advanced trainer has also been exported to Algeria, Bangladesh and Belarus, and Syria remains a possibility.
The island nation is evaluating new medium lift helicopters, and also planning to replace some older CH-47 Chinooks.
Raytheon will build 15 engineering development models and 14 mechanical test pods of the Next Generation Jammer, its new electronic warfare pod.
The Pentagon and the Drug Enforcement Administration spent $86 million over seven years to modify a counternarcotics plane that hasn't flown.
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have revised the KC-46A program schedule to extend developmental flight testing, compress deliveries.
The first prototype of the Il-214 medium transport should be completed 'around 2020,' according to the Ilyushin design house.