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June 30, 2015, 3:54 PM

South Korea Selects Airbus A330 MRTT as Future Tanker

The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.

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Israel is acquiring 20 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in two phases. As part of a...
Aug 20, 2010 - 8:25 AM
Israel has agreed to acquire 20 <link news/single-news-page/article/lockheed-martin-rebuts-f-35-critics-on-cost-progress-25359/ _blank>Lockheed Martin F-35
Oman is set to buy 18 Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft in a deal wor...
Aug 20, 2010 - 8:18 AM
Oman is set to buy a further 18 <link news/single-news-page/article/plenty-of-life-is-left-for-exported-f-16-25560/ _blank>Lockheed Martin F-16</link> Bloc
India has so far taken delivery of 34 BAE Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers. ...
Aug 20, 2010 - 8:12 AM
India signed a contract for 57 more <link news/single-news-page/article/bae-hawk-marketing-refocused-after-jet-trainer-eliminated-in-singapore-17134/ _blan
While heavily promoting the F-15SE Silent Eagle in recent media briefings, Bo...
Aug 20, 2010 - 8:07 AM
Reports from Washington suggest that a new arms package being assembled for Saudi Arabia could reach record proportions, as much as $60 billion.
Aug 20, 2010 - 6:20 AM
Lockheed Martin has begun flight testing a new sensor for the F-35's targeting system, developed by the company's missiles and fire-control division.
Two Chengdu JF-17 Thunders from the Pakistan air force’s No. 26 Squadron made...
Aug 6, 2010 - 5:34 AM
In the same week that the Chengdu JF-17 Thunder combat aircraft made its <link news/single-news-page/article/pakistans-jf-17-thunders-onto-the-farnborough-
Japan could build more Mitsubishi F-2s while it decides on a future fighter. ...
Aug 6, 2010 - 5:31 AM
Japan is examining the possibility of continuing production of the Mitsubishi F-2 to bolster its fighter fleet in the face of growing Chinese capability, a
Narrower at the waist and leaner in fuel burn than the C-17A, Boeing’s propos...
Aug 6, 2010 - 5:29 AM
Boeing has revealed its latest thinking on how the <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-logs-new-c-17-prospect-and-more-orders-23416 _blank>C-17 heav
Embraer suggests a global market of around 700 aircraft in the KC-390 class. ...
Aug 6, 2010 - 5:26 AM
During the Farnborough airshow in late July, the Brazilian air force announced its intention to acquire 28 <link news/single-news-page/article/embraer-look
In addition to carrying a nose-mounted turret, the Insitu Integrator can carr...
Aug 6, 2010 - 5:23 AM
Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, has won the U.S.