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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 9, 2009 - 4:54 AM
<i>This year marks the 100th anniversary of the world famous Paris Air Show.
Jun 9, 2009 - 4:44 AM
They’ve done it with the Chinook, now they’re doing it with the Apache.
Jun 9, 2009 - 4:40 AM
In late March Saab announced a teaming agreement with Selex Galileo to develop the ES-05 Raven active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the Gri
Jun 8, 2009 - 7:57 AM
On May 1 the JAS 39C/D Gripens of the Czech air force’s 211.tl took over NATO’s Baltic Air Policing detachment, which provides a two-aircraft, 24-hour, 15-
Jun 8, 2009 - 7:50 AM
In late March Saab announced a teaming agreement with Selex Galileo to develop the ES-05 Raven active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the Gri
Jun 8, 2009 - 6:32 AM
Israel’s Elbit Systems has announced an agreement between its U.S.-based subsidiary and General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products to develop unmanne
Jun 8, 2009 - 5:21 AM
Thales is engineering a series of upgrades to the sensor systems aboard France’s Rafale that will be incorporated in the next batch of aircraft for the Fre
Jun 8, 2009 - 5:04 AM
This promises to be a milestone year for BAE Systems’ growing unmanned air systems business with the first flights of both the demonstrator for the Mantis
Jun 5, 2009 - 11:19 AM
A recent and hitherto unannounced delivery of electronic warfare (EW) equipment to Germany highlights the growing export portfolio of Israeli electronic wa
Jun 5, 2009 - 11:10 AM
India’s air force is planning to arm its growing fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighters with anti-ship missiles developed by the Russian-Indian joint