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December 9, 2016, 7:33 AM

Canada Chooses Airbus C295W for Search and Rescue

Major win for best-selling twin turboprop over rival C-27J, and the new Embraer KC-390 jet, after a long evaluation.

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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.
F-5B in flight
Jun 30, 2016 - 10:18 AM
Two years after an abortive attempt, the stealth jets are making their first appearances in Europe.
Su-30MKI taking off
Jun 30, 2016 - 7:28 AM
Adapting the heavy supersonic weapon to the Su-30MKI has not been an easy task.
ScanEagle launch from Coast Guard cutter Bertholf.
Jun 29, 2016 - 1:50 PM
Institu formally becomes the first provider of unmanned aircraft system surveillance services to the U.S. maritime service.
EC-130H Compass Call
Jun 29, 2016 - 11:19 AM
The White House backs a U.S. Air Force proposal to 're-host' electronic warfare equipment on a Gulfstream G550-based platform.
Super Mushshak on the ground
Jun 29, 2016 - 7:32 AM
The Super Mushshak and the JF-17 Thunder are both being marketed by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC).
Emarss-M prototype
Jun 28, 2016 - 1:43 PM
The L-3 Mission Integration division said four modified aircraft will take part in an operational test and evaluation phase this year.