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November 25, 2015, 10:03 AM

Turkey Takes Action Against Russia’s Syrian Air War

Shootdown of Su-24 prompts immediate Russian reaction to defend its warplanes, after a month of intensive airstrikes on the divided country.

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Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush
Nov 11, 2011 - 12:01 AM
New draft rules for the export of U.S. military aircraft and parts will create a unified list of controlled products and a single licensing agency.
MBDA Brimstone missile
Nov 10, 2011 - 10:15 PM
Throughout Operation Unified Protector, NATO spokespersons insisted that the alliance had remained faithful to the UN resolution 1973.
Hellfire-missile-carrying AC-208
Nov 10, 2011 - 9:10 PM
The U.S. Pentagon announced that the first payment had been made concerning the supply of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to Iraq
Dassault Rafale
Nov 10, 2011 - 8:40 PM
British, French and U.S. aircraft began the action in mid-March, in a “coalition of the willing” named Operation Odyssey Dawn.
Tornado Flight Line
Nov 10, 2011 - 8:00 PM
British commanders are counting the cost of a major and successful contribution to NATO’s Operation Unified Protector.
Nov 4, 2011 - 5:00 AM
The U.S. Air Force will proceed with a service life extension program of 300 to 350 F-16s.
German Tiger
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:55 AM
Budget cuts to the German Armed Forces will force the renegotiation of contracts with two divisions of EADS.
Chinese L-15 jet trainer
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:50 AM
China has ordered Ukraine-built engines to power the Hongdu L-15 jet trainer.
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:45 AM
A new version of the General Atomics Predator/Reaper UAV series with multiple sensor control is ready for deployment to Afghanistan.
P-3 Orion
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the first five P-3C Orions.