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May 19, 2016, 7:32 AM

Saab Rolls Out the New Gripen E Fighter

But while its many enhanced features were highlighted, the Swedish company is still promoting the recently updated C/D version.

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China will advance production of aircraft carriers cast in the mold of the decades-old Russian Liaoning No. 16, meaning they will not have modern catapults or nuclear power. But they will be easier to build and maintain than more advanced designs would have been.
Jan 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM
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.
Global Hawk universal payload adaptor
Jan 15, 2016 - 10:09 AM
Northrop Grumman plans to test U-2 legacy and new sensors on the Global Hawk using a universal payload adaptor.
Jan 14, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Negotiations are underway for the Heron TP to replace the Heron 1 in a lease contract operated by Airbus D&S
Jan 14, 2016 - 4:45 AM
Armed versions of the MD 530 series are being marketed for close air support
Jan 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM
The IAI-Elta ELM 2060P is a radar system that fits on fighter aircraft.
Jan 13, 2016 - 12:49 PM
Myanmar and Nigeria could be customers, but a proposed sale to Sri Lanka is opposed by India
Israel Air Force G550
Jan 7, 2016 - 12:02 PM
The U.S. Air Force awarded L-3 Mission Integration a $93 million contract to modify two Gulfstream G550s for surveillance mission.
US-2 amphibian in flight
Jan 6, 2016 - 1:34 PM
Plans to co-produce the ShinMaywa amphibian in India have stalled.
PSV demonstrator on ramp
Jan 6, 2016 - 11:58 AM
Russian defense ministry wants a next-generation rotorcraft that can reach 270 knots.
U.S. Air Force AC-130J
Jan 4, 2016 - 3:59 PM
The U.S. Air Force awarded the companies contracts to develop RF countermeasures for AC/MC-130Js by November.