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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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Nov 12, 2011 - 7:03 AM
Sagem's defense and security businesses are thriving, especially in smart weapons and threat detection at airports.
F-16 arrives at Dubai 2011
Nov 11, 2011 - 7:27 PM
Huge Defense Deals To Dominate Dubai Air Show
Alexey Fedorov
Nov 11, 2011 - 9:16 AM
Later this year the Irkut Corp. will deliver the first Yak-130 advanced trainers to the Algerian air force.
Cogham avionics retrofit for UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters.
Nov 11, 2011 - 1:12 AM
Cobham and Carson To Offer Sikorsky Helicopter Upgrades
Embraer KC-390
Nov 11, 2011 - 1:01 AM
Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas will supply the self-protection suite and directed, infrared countermeasures for the new Embraer KC-390.
Predator UAV
Nov 11, 2011 - 12:52 AM
Are kills by UAVs along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border being being aided by planted GPS tracking devices?
Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush
Nov 11, 2011 - 12:01 AM
New draft rules for the export of U.S. military aircraft and parts will create a unified list of controlled products and a single licensing agency.
MBDA Brimstone missile
Nov 10, 2011 - 10:15 PM
Throughout Operation Unified Protector, NATO spokespersons insisted that the alliance had remained faithful to the UN resolution 1973.
Hellfire-missile-carrying AC-208
Nov 10, 2011 - 9:10 PM
The U.S. Pentagon announced that the first payment had been made concerning the supply of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to Iraq
Dassault Rafale
Nov 10, 2011 - 8:40 PM
British, French and U.S. aircraft began the action in mid-March, in a “coalition of the willing” named Operation Odyssey Dawn.