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Despite years trying to develop their own designs, the Chinese have decided it can’t wait, and it will be cheaper to use Russian designs.
Northrop Grumman plans to test U-2 legacy and new sensors on the Global Hawk using a universal payload adaptor.
Negotiations are underway for the Heron TP to replace the Heron 1 in a lease contract operated by Airbus D&S
Armed versions of the MD 530 series are being marketed for close air support
The IAI-Elta ELM 2060P is a radar system that fits on fighter aircraft.
Myanmar and Nigeria could be customers, but a proposed sale to Sri Lanka is opposed by India
The U.S. Air Force awarded L-3 Mission Integration a $93 million contract to modify two Gulfstream G550s for surveillance mission.
Plans to co-produce the ShinMaywa amphibian in India have stalled.
Russian defense ministry wants a next-generation rotorcraft that can reach 270 knots.
The U.S. Air Force awarded the companies contracts to develop RF countermeasures for AC/MC-130Js by November.