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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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Mar 16, 2009 - 10:48 AM
Dramatically expanding the country’s airlift capabilities, the United Arab Emirates plans to add Boeing C-17s and Lockheed Martin C-130Js.
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Mar 16, 2009 - 10:43 AM
The United Arab Emirates has selected the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master to fulfill its advanced trainer and combat support requirement.
Feb 22, 2009 - 4:03 PM
Forecast International is predicting an $88.1 billion market for medium/heavy (15,000 pounds and up) military rotorcraft between now and 2018.
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Feb 17, 2009 - 11:57 AM
The Russian government has bailed out the MiG Corporation after it lost more than $300 million last year and reported total debts of $1.25 billion.
Feb 17, 2009 - 11:45 AM
Indian helicopter requirements provided the only real news at this month’s Aero India event in Bangalore.
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Feb 17, 2009 - 11:41 AM
Defense business accounts for nearly half the turnover of Eurocopter, and recent export orders should help the EADS subsidiary overcome a downturn in comme
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Feb 17, 2009 - 11:31 AM
Intense speculation surrounds the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2010 U.S.
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Feb 17, 2009 - 11:23 AM
The four partner nations in Eurofighter have agreed to delay until 2015 the introduction of the Meteor, the advanced rocket-ramjet beyond visual range air-
Jan 16, 2009 - 8:58 AM
A new measure to open up defense procurement by European countries to greater competition will become law within the next 18 months.
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Jan 16, 2009 - 8:57 AM
Embraer has redesigned its C-390 tactical transport after advice from the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).