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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.
Russia’s RAC MiG Corp is displaying a new simulator system at the Dubai Air Show this week.
Arguably the most impressive new design on display at Dubai is Adcom Systems’ latest unmanned air vehicle, the United 40.
Lockheed Martin is continuing to expand the capabilities of the Boeing AH-64D Block III helicopter with sensor upgrades.
The Bell-Boeing industry team and its main customer, the U.S. Marine Corps, have brought the tiltrotor to Dubai for the first time ever.
According to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) it has flown more than 5,500 strike sorties over the country’s troubled tribal regions since May 2008.
Lockheed Martin’s Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system successfully undertook a sophisticated “two versus two” trial-firing last month.
Raytheon and Emirates Advanced Instruments (EAI) have completed environmental and flight tests of the Talon laser-guided rocket.
Raytheon has come to Dubai to press the case for its special-mission aircraft expertise in the Middle East region.