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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.
Hamedan is the second foreign base Russia has occupied in its bombing campaign against militants fighting the Syrian government.
Manufacturer says that defense is still the key market, although civil authorities EASA and UK CAA will monitor flight tests.
The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first British-designed missile to enter service on the F-35.
General Atomics said two MQ-9 Predator Bs participated in the Pacific Dragon naval exercise off Hawaii in late June.
The hand-launched drone supports surface ships that do not have their own organic helicopter or aircraft capability, according to the Navy.
The Diehl BGT IRIS-T weapon was carried by aircraft flown to Australia for big multinational exercise.