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Farnborough Show Brought Plenty of Defense News

A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.

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Bell-Boeing V-22
Nov 13, 2011 - 10:38 AM
The Bell-Boeing industry team and its main customer, the U.S. Marine Corps, have brought the tiltrotor to Dubai for the first time ever.
Air Chief Marshall Rao Qamar Suleiman
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:59 AM
According to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) it has flown more than 5,500 strike sorties over the country’s troubled tribal regions since May 2008.
THAAD interceptor
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:42 AM
Lockheed Martin’s Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system successfully undertook a sophisticated “two versus two” trial-firing last month.
Talon laser-guided rocket
Nov 13, 2011 - 9:39 AM
Raytheon and Emirates Advanced Instruments (EAI) have completed environmental and flight tests of the Talon laser-guided rocket.
ISR aircraft
Nov 13, 2011 - 8:53 AM
Raytheon has come to Dubai to press the case for its special-mission aircraft expertise in the Middle East region.
Selex Falco UAV
Nov 13, 2011 - 3:54 AM
Leading Italian exhibitors at the Dubai show are demonstrating the company’s increasing capability in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles.
590,000-cu-ft aerostat.
Nov 12, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Aerostats are carving a substantial niche in the airborne surveillance business.
Al Fusan aerobatic display team
Nov 12, 2011 - 10:59 AM
Al Fursan, the United Arab Emirates Air Force’s flight display team, is making its debut here this week.
Special-missions King Air 350ER.
Nov 12, 2011 - 10:20 AM
Hawker Beechcraft Corp. (HBC) has brought a special-missions-equipped King Air 350ER to the Dubai Air Show.
Afghan Air Force Cessna 208B trainer.
Nov 12, 2011 - 9:50 AM
Training is just getting under way of the first military fixed-wing pilots to be taught to fly in Afghanistan since the early 1990s.