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June 30, 2016, 10:18 AM

F-35s Cross The Atlantic Ready for UK Show Debuts

Two years after an abortive attempt, the stealth jets are making their first appearances in Europe.

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Iraq F-16
Jan 21, 2016 - 2:31 PM
The Iraqi government seeks the weapons to equip recently arrived Lockheed Martin F-16s in the battle against Islamic State militants.
H225Ms in flight
Jan 21, 2016 - 1:51 PM
The new government has declined to confirm Airbus Helicopters contact for 50 H225M Caracals.
A-29 Super Tucano touches down in Afghanistan
Jan 19, 2016 - 8:28 PM
Under the Light Air Support program, the U.S. Air Force delivered four A-29 Super Tucanos to Kabul on January 15 to boost the Afghan air force.
Jan 18, 2016 - 7:41 AM
The stealthy air defense fighter has proved adaptable to coalition multirole combat
China will advance production of aircraft carriers cast in the mold of the decades-old Russian Liaoning No. 16, meaning they will not have modern catapults or nuclear power. But they will be easier to build and maintain than more advanced designs would have been.
Jan 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Despite years trying to develop their own designs, the Chinese have decided it can’t wait, and it will be cheaper to use Russian designs.
Global Hawk universal payload adaptor
Jan 15, 2016 - 10:09 AM
Northrop Grumman plans to test U-2 legacy and new sensors on the Global Hawk using a universal payload adaptor.
Jan 14, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Negotiations are underway for the Heron TP to replace the Heron 1 in a lease contract operated by Airbus D&S
Jan 14, 2016 - 4:45 AM
Armed versions of the MD 530 series are being marketed for close air support
Jan 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM
The IAI-Elta ELM 2060P is a radar system that fits on fighter aircraft.
Jan 13, 2016 - 12:49 PM
Myanmar and Nigeria could be customers, but a proposed sale to Sri Lanka is opposed by India