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June 17, 2017, 8:20 AM

New-generation Prototype Leads Gripen Renaissance

Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.

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Feb 23, 2017 - 3:18 AM
Surprise announcement of Russian/UAE fighter project; UAE may also acquire Su-35s, Russians say.
Airbus A400M
Feb 22, 2017 - 7:28 AM
Company wants the European launch nations to reduce the penalties they are extracting for late deliveries and performance shortfalls.
AW139 in flight
Feb 21, 2017 - 12:46 PM
An unspecified number of AW139s will join an earlier batch ordered in August 2016.
Aero India static display
Feb 20, 2017 - 3:58 AM
From fighters to helicopters to AEW aircraft to missiles, foreign OEMs competed to meet India’s requirements.
Indian multirole helicopter on display
Feb 16, 2017 - 6:02 PM
The target is to replace Mil Mi-17s, but a new contract to upgrade those machines is also announced at the Aero India show.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan
Feb 16, 2017 - 5:02 PM
Conversations he had with the President influenced a January 26 Pentagon order to review the F-35 program, said Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan.
Eurofighters in flight
Feb 16, 2017 - 2:09 PM
Airbus statement says the allegations over a 2003 sale are unfounded and without warning.
XAT-5 model on display
Feb 16, 2017 - 8:41 AM
The island republic will boost its local defense industry rather than buying M346s from Italy.
ZJ100
Feb 15, 2017 - 7:47 AM
BAE Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics have jointly funded a dual-role training/combat version of the evergreen jet trainer.
Alenia T-100 jet trainer
Feb 13, 2017 - 4:16 PM
Two weeks after ending its partnership with Raytheon, the Italian company will compete for the T-X program through its DRS subsidiary.