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March 26, 2015, 9:42 AM

Indian Mirage 2000 Upgrade Paves Way For Rafale Signing, Say French

The first two have been completed in France. Meanwhile however, the operational fleet is affected by a lack of spares.

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Sep 19, 2014 - 8:20 AM
Pratt & Whitney has devised an interim fix and F-35s are flying agan, with borescope inspections mandated every three flying hours.
Boeing JStars replacement proposal
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:07 AM
The U.S. Air Force has abandoned plans to re-engine the aging JStars platform.
Sep 19, 2014 - 7:46 AM
Air Force leadership expresses confidence that top-priority procurements are safe from possible budget threats.
Sep 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Deliveries of the fly-by-wire midsize business jets are expected to start in 2016.
Lockheed Martin UClass
Sep 11, 2014 - 9:47 AM
The Navy is still seeking sources for an "organic, sea-based unmanned aerial system."
F-16s at Hill Air Force Base
Sep 10, 2014 - 2:01 PM
More than 80 of the aircraft have been grounded since cracks were discovered in the canopy sill longerons this summer.
NASA Ikhana
Sep 4, 2014 - 11:56 AM
Trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B are slated to begin in November.
U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:11 PM
With the completion of the PDR, the program advances to critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system.
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:27 AM
The deal is valued at $2.5 billion.