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Procurement funds may be switched to indigenous LCA and Indo-Russian FGFA.
The Navy program office developing the new presidential helicopter plans to maintain the S-92 civil airworthiness certification.
Pratt & Whitney said it has reduced the cost of the F135 turbofan by 55 percent since the sixth flight-test engine.
The U.S. Navy has restarted the development of a sense-and-avoid radar system for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft.
After three years of negotiations, the Indian government tells Dassault it wants the Rafales to be delivered rapidly.
Islamic State forces lose some ground in Iraq but still control large areas. Syrian situation unclear.
Pakistan has requested 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, while Egypt is seeking additional Hellfire missiles.
The weaponized trainer has also been exported to Algeria and Belarus
Russian MoD is also funding a version for naval operations.
The engine manufacturer is retrofitting a part of its F135 engine to resolve the problem that prevented the international debut of the F-35.