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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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cockpit
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:15 AM
UK company Dart Jet is proposing a revolutionary approach to fast-jet training.
helicopter
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:00 AM
The deliveries originated in a massive arms deal the U.S. and Saudi governments negotiated in 2010.
engine
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Intended for older, legacy Black Hawks, the all-digital suite will begin certification testing this fall.
jet formation
Jul 10, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Despite the gloomy talk after the “Brexit” decision to leave the EU, the UK is pushing ahead with defense procurement plans.
cockpit
Jul 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM
The Bell Helicopters V280 is being prepared for a first flight in September 2017.
airplane
Jul 10, 2016 - 6:00 AM
A rare glimpse of Israeli company’s special mission aircraft capabilities was had at a recent conference.
Jul 10, 2016 - 3:00 AM
New contracts have been issued, but maturity of a technology that can disable computer systems is debated.
helicopter
Jul 10, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Technology insertions by 2018 will improve the AH-64E’s fire-control radar, increase interoperability with unmanned aircraft.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Israeli company’s missile expertise is a legacy of a troubled region and the need for robust defense, but exports are also a key focus.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Only the most accomplished in French aviation are recognized in this way.