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The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
In the first five months of this year, the nation has signed a number of agreements to provide defense equipment for international customers.
There are many improvements to the Reaper UAS that are being considered, while the Predator-C continues as a classified program.
European industrials and operators can learn from Israeli experience with UAVs.
Analysts say that Ukraine’s air force is grossly under-equipped after years of investment neglect.
Small and medium companies to enter into partnerships to provide offsets for the $4.24 billion MMRCA deal.
Production is being adjusted to accommodate export orders from Egypt and Qatar; other sales prospects discussed.
The Raytheon SDB II has passed a vital Pentagon review, and is slated for F-15s, F-18s, F-35s and maybe F-16s.
The capabilities embedded in the design of swing-wing supersonic bomber–the Blackjack–are not yet fully exploited.