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July 29, 2016, 10:14 AM

Seven European Nations Fail To Support Joint Tanker Fleet

Only two Airbus A330MRTT aircraft ordered by only two countries

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EMD-3 makes first flight on April 25, 2016
Apr 26, 2016 - 11:22 AM
The 767-2C baseline tanker will be used for environmental control system and smoke penetration testing, Boeing said.
Mitsubishi X-2 in flight
Apr 25, 2016 - 8:09 AM
The Mitsubishi X-2 made a short test hop to reposition at Gifu airbase for further flights.
F-35 maintainer
Apr 21, 2016 - 4:17 PM
The Autonomic Logistics Information System may not be fully ready as the F-35 reaches key milestones, says the Government Accountability Office.
Apr 21, 2016 - 1:43 PM
It will fly from six new patrol vessels being built for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA).
Boeing AH-64E in flight
Apr 21, 2016 - 12:24 PM
The almost completely remanufactured attack helicopter has gained another U.S. Army order, with the UK due to confirm soon.
Yak-130 in flight
Apr 20, 2016 - 12:44 PM
The advanced trainer has also been exported to Algeria, Bangladesh and Belarus, and Syria remains a possibility.
Super Puma on aircraft carrier
Apr 20, 2016 - 8:19 AM
The island nation is evaluating new medium lift helicopters, and also planning to replace some older CH-47 Chinooks.
Next Generation Jammer prototype
Apr 14, 2016 - 8:55 AM
Raytheon will build 15 engineering development models and 14 mechanical test pods of the Next Generation Jammer, its new electronic warfare pod.
DEA ATR 42-500 undergoing modifications
Apr 13, 2016 - 12:02 PM
The Pentagon and the Drug Enforcement Administration spent $86 million over seven years to modify a counternarcotics plane that hasn't flown.
KC-46A tanker
Apr 12, 2016 - 4:08 PM
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have revised the KC-46A program schedule to extend developmental flight testing, compress deliveries.