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The A400M enters a new phase of turbulence, with Germany looking to slash its purchase to 40 from 53 and France looking to renegotiate a maintenance.
South Korea is expected to issue a request for proposals for an F-16 radar retrofit this week.
A novel means of adding surveillance sensors to the C-130 quickly and with minimum modification is on display here at the Dubai Air Show.
At the Dubai Air Show, Elettronica is showing a range of the company’s products, including the ELT/572 directional infrared countermeasures set.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is continuing to expand the capabilities of the Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III attack helicopter.
Raytheon has successfully completed fit-checks for the AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapon in the internal carriage bay of the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8 Fire Scout rotary-wing unmanned air vehicle is gearing up for a new at-sea deployment in January.
Cassidian is focusing on its unmanned air systems capability, as well as highlighting its security and communications activities in the Gulf region.
The JF-17 Thunder fighter is to receive improvements that will start being produced with the Block-2 version from next year.
Swiss company Unmanned Systems is showing a model of its Orca rotary-wing unmanned air vehicle for the first time at the Dubai Air Show.