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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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Predator B in flight
Jul 8, 2016 - 7:27 AM
Raytheon’s German subsidiary will provide a radar-detecting and locating sensor.
two airplanes
Jul 8, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Automatic system is on the way, as well as a kit for the C295. Meanwhile, a solution to the A400M helicopter problem is being explored.
anti-uav defense system
Jul 8, 2016 - 4:00 AM
AUDS system has been tested by U.S. government and is now to be tested by the FAA.
helicopter
Jul 8, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Company claims generic weapons system will provide affordable solutions.
fighter jet
Jul 8, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Two-Year Legal Saga Of Chinese Cyber Hack Of U.S. Military Aircraft May Be Ending
F-35s in flight
Jul 7, 2016 - 5:03 PM
Talks to conclude new production contracts are still not done, but movement on price is going in the right direction.
Mil Mi-28NME on ramp
Jul 5, 2016 - 7:08 AM
The country is the first export customer; deliveries have included radar-equipped night-fighting version.
missiles
Jul 5, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Sweden is eager for enhanced fighter capability at a time of increased tension in the Baltic region.
airplane
Jul 5, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Transition training will begin this year at NAS Whidbey Island, the Navy’s second major P-8A training facility.
GE Adaptive Engine Technology Development concept
Jul 1, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The Adaptive Engine Transition Program will mature 'three-stream,' adaptive-cycle turbofan engines for the next generation fighter.