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The supersonic, twin-engine Hongdu L-15 will likely serve as a lead-in fighter trainer or light attack aircraft.
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command plans to deliver one RQ-21A Blackjack system consisting of five aircraft to the Canadian Army next year.
Sand is the last of three unprepared types of surfaces for which the four-engine turboprop will be certified, Airbus Defence said.
The service has flown the small multi-rotor drone during training exercises at the National Training Center at For Irwin, Calif.
MD Helicopters over the last two years has produced 24 armed MD 530F helicopters for the Afghan Air Force, in addition to earlier trainers.
Pilots appeared to lose control of the vehicle as it nose-divd from 100 feet
Raytheon will install modernized 'building-based' ground stations for the Global Hawk at Beale and Grand Forks air force bases.
GE Aviation and the ATEC joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney will complete preliminary designs of a new 3,000 shp engine.
Ecarys will deliver 15 ES15 fixed-wing airframes to France's Sagem, which will convert them into the unmanned Patroller for the French army.
Boeing will deliver 19 low-rate initial production tankers over two production lots by August 2018.