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January 22, 2015, 3:23 PM

Big Air Effort for Small Reward Over Iraq, Syria

Strict rules of engagement and scarce targets, result in most combat aircraft sorties returning with weapons unexpended

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Jun 14, 2009 - 8:13 AM
Long-established as a major supplier of systems for a wide range of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs, L-3 Communications is moving up a step to offer
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Jun 13, 2009 - 12:04 AM
Having carved out a reputation in the military field for high-performance actuators, auxiliary power units and other power/motion systems, Bental Industrie
Jun 13, 2009 - 12:02 AM
The world financial crisis is hitting military budgets as well as commercial aviation, forcing Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading defense and aerospace group, t
Jun 12, 2009 - 5:24 AM
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) hopes that new export orders, such as a $50 million deal to supply unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Russia, will bolste
Jun 9, 2009 - 11:05 AM
The 28th salon aéronautique et spatial in 1969, promised something special.
Jun 9, 2009 - 10:42 AM
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