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May 26, 2016, 7:23 AM

True Value of Airstrikes Over Iraq and Syria Questioned

They are helping local ground forces regain territory from ISIS – but at a high cost in dollars and destruction

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PAK JF-17
Nov 14, 2011 - 1:38 AM
The JF-17 Thunder fighter is to receive improvements that will start being produced with the Block-2 version from next year.
Unmanned Systems Orca UAV
Nov 13, 2011 - 12:24 PM
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.
MiG 3-D Simulator
Nov 13, 2011 - 12:01 PM
Russia’s RAC MiG Corp is displaying a new simulator system at the Dubai Air Show this week.
United 40 UAV
Nov 13, 2011 - 10:58 AM
Arguably the most impressive new design on display at Dubai is Adcom Systems’ latest unmanned air vehicle, the United 40.
Nov 13, 2011 - 10:50 AM
Lockheed Martin is continuing to expand the capabilities of the Boeing AH-64D Block III helicopter with sensor upgrades.
Bell-Boeing V-22
Nov 13, 2011 - 10:38 AM
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.
Air Chief Marshall Rao Qamar Suleiman
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:59 AM
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.
THAAD interceptor
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:42 AM
Lockheed Martin’s Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system successfully undertook a sophisticated “two versus two” trial-firing last month.
Talon laser-guided rocket
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:39 AM
Raytheon and Emirates Advanced Instruments (EAI) have completed environmental and flight tests of the Talon laser-guided rocket.
ISR aircraft
Nov 13, 2011 - 8:53 AM
Raytheon has come to Dubai to press the case for its special-mission aircraft expertise in the Middle East region.