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November 24, 2015, 8:47 AM

UK Chooses Boeing P-8 for MPA Without Competition

British defense review restores maritime patrol aircraft capability, halts decline in combat aircraft fleet

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Jul 17, 2015 - 3:04 PM
The Kawasaki P-1 was flown to the UK’s premier airshow, but is an unlikely contender for that country’s maritime aircraft requirement.
Lockheed Martin JAGM concept drawing
Jul 16, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The manufacturer expects an Army contract decision later this year leading to low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.
 South Korean KF-16C on ramp
Jul 16, 2015 - 11:06 AM
Resubmitted package favors Lockheed Martin to upgrade 134 fighters, replacing earlier solution offered by BAE Systems.
Ka-52K prototype on ramp
Jul 16, 2015 - 7:29 AM
The more powerful Ka-52K was shown with Kh-35 and Kh-38 anti-ship missiles.
Airbus Fennec on ramp
Jul 15, 2015 - 7:36 AM
European company will partner with the Mahindra Group to compete with American and Russian OEMs for hundreds of orders.
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey
Jul 14, 2015 - 7:51 PM
The U.S. Navy awarded the joint venture a $332.5 million contract modification to deliver five MV-22 Osprey tiltotors.
RIAT airshow formation
Jul 9, 2015 - 11:39 AM
Paris drop-outs are among many aerospace companies that will be present at two major events in the UK this year.
Patriot missile firing
Jul 9, 2015 - 7:36 AM
The need for speed counted against competing air defense missile systems in Poland’s recent selection.
Aircraft carrier display model
Jul 8, 2015 - 11:17 AM
Nuclear-powered design could form basis for further cooperation with India and China
Israel Aerospace Industries Super Heron
Jul 8, 2015 - 10:19 AM
The companies said they conducted risk reduction flight tests in Israel of a Heron UAV equipped with a Thales-Elisra data link system.