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September 15, 2017, 8:07 AM

Turkey Defies NATO and Buys Russian S-400 SAMs

After long and intense negotiations, both Russia and Turkey have confirmed the controversial air defense deal.

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Cf-188 Hornet in flight
May 25, 2017 - 7:33 AM
An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.
 Z-19E attack helicopter
May 23, 2017 - 9:49 AM
The first flight of China export Z-19 attack helicopter signals the maturity of the country’s rotary-wing capabilities.
An-132D in flight
May 23, 2017 - 9:03 AM
Turkey has joined the Ukraine and Saudi Arabia in development of the multipurpose twin turboprop.
Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk
May 22, 2017 - 12:10 PM
The White House announced $110 billion in arms and services agreements during President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia.
aircraft on ramp
May 18, 2017 - 7:29 AM
Deliveries begin this year to replace Jaguars and supplement a previous buy of Hawks
Boeing T-X2 jet trainer
May 17, 2017 - 11:23 PM
The manufacturer has produced two jets from a clean-sheet design to compete for the Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer requirement.
Boeing KC-46 EMD 4 tanker
May 16, 2017 - 10:59 PM
The manufacturer plans to complete certification testing and begin delivering the 767 military derivative by the end of the year.
May 16, 2017 - 5:01 PM
MD 530Fs for Kenya, Bell 429s for Slovakia, and CH-47Ds for Greece would all be supplied under FMS terms
TH-57 in flight
May 15, 2017 - 12:58 PM
The service seeks to extend aircraft life by transferring a portion of training to simulators.
May 13, 2017 - 2:58 PM
The AG600 is designed for a variety of parapublic and military missions.