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Triple Whammy for Team Rafale as Qatar Buys 24

French combat jet scores third export sale in as many months; UAE could be next.

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Apr 16, 2010 - 6:53 AM
<b></b> Last month, EADS Defence & Security delivered back to the Luftwaffe the first Tornado to undergo the production ASSTA 2 upgrade program.
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Apr 16, 2010 - 6:50 AM
<b></b> Hawker Beechcraft successfully completed the maiden flight of its second <link news/single-news-page/article/t-6-dons-battlegear-for-new-armed-rol
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Apr 16, 2010 - 6:48 AM
<b></b> The first Boeing F-15C to be upgraded with a Raytheon APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned antenna (AESA) radar was rolled out on April 12 at
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Apr 16, 2010 - 6:44 AM
<b></b> Oman may soon order 24 <link news/single-news-page/article/typhoon-tranche-3-takes-small-step-forward-20171/ _blank>Eurofighter Typhoon</link> com
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Apr 16, 2010 - 6:39 AM
<b></b> <b></b> <b></b> EADS may bid alone for the U.S.
Apr 15, 2010 - 5:08 AM
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The RC-135 Rivet Joint has been the U.S. Air Force’s primary Sigint platform ...
Apr 1, 2010 - 6:33 AM
<b></b> The UK’s Secretary of Defense, Bob Ainsworth, confirmed on March 22 that the Royal Air Force would receive three Boeing RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraf
The LCH flies for the first time at Bangalore on March 29....
Apr 1, 2010 - 6:24 AM
<b></b> HAL on March 29 made the first flight of its light combat helicopter (LCH) prototype, conducting hover tests for around 15 minutes at Bangalore, I
Romania is no stranger to the F-16, having hosted U.S. Air Force aircraft dur...
Apr 1, 2010 - 6:11 AM
<b></b> In late March the Romanian defense council approved the acquisition of used Lockheed Martin F-16s as a stop-gap measure to fill the air force’s ne
The Lockheed Martin F-35 program is facing manufacturing inefficiencies, part...
Apr 1, 2010 - 5:55 AM
<b></b> The Lockheed Martin F-35 program is facing manufacturing inefficiencies, parts problems and at least six engineering technical challenges, accordi