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The companies said they conducted risk reduction flight tests in Israel of a Heron UAV equipped with a Thales-Elisra data link system.
The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.
In addition to an upgrade program for 16 survivors from earlier production.
Italian aircraft carrier will lead efforts to rescue, and stem the tide of, migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
The technique will be used to launch F-35Bs from British and Italian aircraft carriers.
The Royal Australian Air Force started flying the IAI Heron at Rockhampton Airport in advance of a joint training exercise with U.S. military.
A round-up of the defense highlights from the world’s biggest aerospace exhibition.
But the indigenous HTT-40 program faces competition from the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II, already in service with the Indian Air Force.
CAE has bought the NFTC flying school in Canada as a prelude to competing for more training system requirements.
Two technologies, flax fiber composites and 3D glasses for tactical tables, are on display.