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July 31, 2015, 3:32 PM

Marines Make Fighter History, Declare F-35B Combat Capable

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 at Yuma, Ariz., is the first squadron to begin operations with the fifth-generation fighter.

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Early block RAF Eurofighter Typhoons are undergoing the R2 conversion process...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:44 AM
The Eurofighter consortium in May submitted a proposal for the final batch of <link news/single-news-page/article/typhoon-tranche-3-takes-small-step-forwar
Turkey is building the T129 version of the AgustaWestland AW129 attack helico...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:36 AM
While it looks forward to accepting its first TAI/AgustaWestland T129 attack helicopter, Turkey is urgently seeking interim helicopter gunships in the face
The AMP program gives the legacy Hercules an all-glass, all-digital cockpit. ...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:27 AM
Having been dogged by cost overruns, Boeing's avionics modernization program (AMP) for the C-130 Hercules has passed its Defense Acquisition Board Mileston
For the first VXX presidential helicopter competition,  AgustaWestland teamed...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:19 AM
<link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-101-proposed-as-presidential-helicopter-25126/ _blank>Boeing's controversial embrace</link> of the AgustaWestlan
Boeing and Eurocopter displayed at the ILA Berlin Air Show a tandem-rotor con...
Jun 18, 2010 - 12:01 PM
Boeing and Eurocopter have agreed to cooperate on a future transport helicopter (FTH) and at the ILA Berlin Air Show both companies displayed a tandem-roto
Eurocopter is proposing an updated NH-90, above, for the German navy....
Jun 18, 2010 - 11:51 AM
Eurocopter was eyeing new German military requirements at the ILA Berlin Air Show earlier this month, even as it defended its delivery performance on the G
Grob Aircraft is developing the G120TP, a turboprop version of its G115/120 p...
Jun 18, 2010 - 11:46 AM
Grob Aircraft is developing a turboprop version of its G115/G120 series of primary trainers.
Lockheed Martin predicts the average cost of the F-35 should be about the sam...
Jun 18, 2010 - 11:43 AM
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Jun 12, 2010 - 2:55 AM
Boeing has been awarded a three-year $9.8 million contract from the U.S.