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July 19, 2016, 8:03 AM

Farnborough Show Brought Plenty of Defense News

A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.

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U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber
Apr 9, 2016 - 7:31 PM
The heavy bomber will be based in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time since 1991.
U.S. Air Force F-35A
Apr 8, 2016 - 12:28 PM
Saudi Arabia overtook Russia as the third largest spender on military activities and equipment in 2015, following the U.S. and China.
Sagem Patroller
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:32 PM
Following a competition that also involved the Thales Watchkeeper system, the Patroller will replace the French army's current Sperwer drone.
Eurofighter Typhoon
Apr 5, 2016 - 10:59 AM
The estimated €8 billion transaction follows an intergovernmental agreement reached between Italy and Kuwait in September.
Kamov Ka-52 Alligator
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:15 AM
Russia started using both the Ka-52 and the Mil Mi-28 attack helicopters in its campaign to bolster the Syrian Arab Army.
Darpa Gremlins program artist's concept
Apr 4, 2016 - 4:42 PM
The program envisions launching "volleys" of small unmanned aircraft systems from a host aircraft, then retrieving them in mid-air.
U.S. Air Force, Grand Forks County, N.D., sign agreement
Apr 4, 2016 - 10:26 AM
The Grand Sky unmanned aircraft business park in North Dakota expects tenant General Atomics will begin training UAS pilots this summer.
AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat
Apr 1, 2016 - 9:52 AM
With the order, the Philippines becomes the third customer for the improved Lynx helicopter, joining the UK and Korea.
Universal Avionics CN-235 flight deck upgrade
Mar 31, 2016 - 8:09 AM
U.S. Air Force F-22s are part of the flight program at the Fidae 2016 International Air & Space Fair outside of Santiago, Chile.
RAF Red Arrows Hawk
Mar 30, 2016 - 11:09 AM
The Ministry of Defence has committed $536 million across four contracts for maintenance of the BAE Systems' training jet, supporting 700 jobs.