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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
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
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, parts problems and at least six engineering technical challenges, accordi
The average unit production cost (APUC) for the F-35 is now predicted to be as high as $112 million in current dollars, according to a Pentagon review of t
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) flew the prototype of its Surion utility helicopter for the first time on March 10.
EADS will receive an extra €2 billion to continue the A400M program, as well as a loan of €1.5 billion to be repaid as a levy on future exports of the airl
A version of the Boeing 767 dubbed “NewGen Tanker” will win the reopened U.S.