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June 30, 2015, 3:54 PM

South Korea Selects Airbus A330 MRTT as Future Tanker

The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.

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RAF Boosting Chinook Helicopter Fleet with New Builds and Rebuilds...
Jan 18, 2010 - 7:10 AM
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) plans to order 22 new Chinooks, in its latest response to widespread criticism over the shortage of heavy helicopter lift to s
Final RFP for Latest KC-X Aerial Refueling Tanker Competition Still Awaited...
Jan 18, 2010 - 7:05 AM
Ten weeks after the deadline for comments on the draft RFP for the latest attempt to procure a new <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/b
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Jan 18, 2010 - 6:59 AM
Boeing announced this month that India had formally expressed interest in acquiring 10 C-17 military transports.
Crisis Over A400M Airlifter as EADS Threatens To Stop Work...
Jan 18, 2010 - 6:28 AM
At a dramatic new year press conference held beneath the second A400M in the final assembly building in Seville, Spain, the chief executive officers of EAD
Dec 29, 2009 - 9:32 AM
The VH-71 presidential helicopter program, which was terminated in May by the Secretary of Defense, received life support on December 19 when the President
Dec 28, 2009 - 11:06 AM
Limited funding for the Lockheed Martin/AgustaWestland VH-71 presidential helicopter, which is based on the three-engine AgustaWestland AW101, has made it
Dec 28, 2009 - 7:07 AM
The 2010 Singapore Airshow is set to be a sell-out by the time it opens its doors for this year’s February 2 to 7 event.
Dec 17, 2009 - 5:50 AM
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Dec 17, 2009 - 5:47 AM
Japan’s Defense Ministry is preparing to select the <link news/single-news-page/article/lm-defends-f-35-jsf-agility-against-critics/ _blank>F-35 Joint Stri
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Dec 17, 2009 - 5:44 AM
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