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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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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.
British Royal Air Force crewman aboard Boeing P-8A Poseidon
Mar 30, 2016 - 7:41 AM
With approval by the State Department, the U.S. and UK governments can conclude the transaction, which is valued at $3.2 billion.
U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady
Mar 29, 2016 - 5:18 PM
The Lockheed Martin surveillance aircraft will be equipped with a next-generation L-3 modem that enables beyond line-of-sight communications.
U.S. Air Force E-8C JStars
Mar 29, 2016 - 10:02 AM
The contractors will further develop their radar systems for the U.S. Air Force Joint Surveillance Attack Radar System recapitalization program.
Lockheed Martin TR-X concept
Mar 24, 2016 - 10:57 AM
The next generation aircraft Lockheed Martin is designing to replace the U-2 would be 'survivable, not unnoticeable,' the company says.
UMS Skeldar F-720
Mar 23, 2016 - 11:05 AM
UMS Skeldar offers a product line of fixed- and rotary-wing small unmanned aircraft for military and civilian applications.
U.S. Air Force T-38C Talon
Mar 22, 2016 - 11:48 AM
The service said its effort to refine the RFP language under its 'Bending the Cost Curve' initiative has taken longer than expected.
Lockheed Martin concept of Navy unmanned aircraft
Mar 21, 2016 - 2:52 PM
The new unmanned aerial refueling aircraft will have lesser capability than its UClass predecessor, but with growth potential.
U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper pilot
Mar 20, 2016 - 8:09 PM
The service is taking steps to relieve the strain on its remotely piloted aircraft force, but faces difficulty maintaining operations tempo.
Eurofighter Typhoon with Brimstone and other missiles
Mar 18, 2016 - 6:58 AM
Initial operational capability of Brimstone 2 on Royal Air Force Tornados is scheduled this spring, with later clearance on Eurofighter Typhoon.