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January 22, 2015, 3:23 PM

Big Air Effort for Small Reward Over Iraq, Syria

Strict rules of engagement and scarce targets, result in most combat aircraft sorties returning with weapons unexpended

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Jul 19, 2010 - 1:23 AM
In late May, Kaman Aerospace announced that it had received a $2.9 million contract from the U.S.
Jul 18, 2010 - 10:48 PM
 Making its international debut here is this Chengdu/PAC JF-17 Thunder, a joint Chinese/Pakistani multi-role fighter project.
Jul 18, 2010 - 11:55 AM
Boeing will reveal more details here today about the NewGen Tanker, its entry for the third round of the U.S.
The A400M is in a three-way squeeze to join the UK’s airlift fleet....
Jul 18, 2010 - 11:51 AM
Talks to amend the Airbus A400M development and production contract will drag on into the autumn as the moratorium on funding imposed by the European partn
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Jul 18, 2010 - 11:26 AM
The Saab Gripen NG demonstrator arrives at Farnborough today on the second leg of its international public debut, having spent the weekend at the Royal Int
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Jul 18, 2010 - 11:21 AM
Amid tight security, the Taranis Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (shown above) was unveiled at BAE Systems Warton airfield last Monday.
Jul 18, 2010 - 5:47 AM
Canada has selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as its next combat aircraft, Peter MacKay, the country’s defense minister, announced last
Jul 18, 2010 - 5:34 AM
Helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland is here at the Farnborough airshow with three new aircraft: the civil GrandNew and the military AW159 Lynx Wildcat a
Jul 18, 2010 - 5:17 AM
Recent orders for the Mikoyan MiG-29K may pave the way for further successes for the sea-going version of the “Fulcrum,” according to RSK MiG.
Jul 18, 2010 - 12:39 AM
The Moroccan government’s military transport wing has taken delivery of the first of four C-27J Spartans that it ordered from Alenia Aeronautica in October