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July 24, 2015, 10:00 AM

U.S. Insists It Has No Plans for Patriot Deployment in Poland

The U.S. Department of Defense says it is not planning to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Poland.

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Rafale
Apr 15, 2015 - 4:45 PM
Procurement funds may be switched to indigenous LCA and Indo-Russian FGFA.
Marine Col. Bert Pridgen
Apr 14, 2015 - 1:32 PM
The Navy program office developing the new presidential helicopter plans to maintain the S-92 civil airworthiness certification.
F135 engine
Apr 13, 2015 - 2:24 PM
Pratt & Whitney said it has reduced the cost of the F135 turbofan by 55 percent since the sixth flight-test engine.
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton
Apr 13, 2015 - 1:46 PM
The U.S. Navy has restarted the development of a sense-and-avoid radar system for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft.
Apr 10, 2015 - 2:18 PM
After three years of negotiations, the Indian government tells Dassault it wants the Rafales to be delivered rapidly.
CF-18A Hornets in the air
Apr 10, 2015 - 7:26 AM
Islamic State forces lose some ground in Iraq but still control large areas. Syrian situation unclear.
AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter
Apr 9, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Pakistan has requested 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, while Egypt is seeking additional Hellfire missiles.
Apr 9, 2015 - 8:09 AM
The weaponized trainer has also been exported to Algeria and Belarus
Apr 9, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Russian MoD is also funding a version for naval operations.
F135 engine drawing
Apr 6, 2015 - 3:34 PM
The engine manufacturer is retrofitting a part of its F135 engine to resolve the problem that prevented the international debut of the F-35.