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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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Jan 16, 2009 - 8:57 AM
Embraer has redesigned its C-390 tactical transport after advice from the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).
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Jan 16, 2009 - 8:54 AM
The flight-test program for the BAE Systems Nimrod MRA.4 maritime patrol aircraft is behind schedule, and costs have risen by $150 million in the past year
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Jan 16, 2009 - 8:46 AM
India became the first export customer for the <link http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/boeings-p-8-gets-its-wings/ _blank>Boeing P-8 P
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Jan 16, 2009 - 8:17 AM
EADS Airbus has proposed major revisions to its contract with seven European nations for the A400M airlifter, including a delay in the first deliveries unt
Dec 30, 2008 - 4:10 AM
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) identified its first potential customer in Southeast Asia last month when it announced an agreement with Indonesia’s Kartika A
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Dec 16, 2008 - 5:30 AM
Lockheed Martin last month secured a $30 million contract from the U.S.
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Dec 16, 2008 - 5:26 AM
Malaysia announced it would buy 12 Eurocopter EC725 Cougar medium-lift helicopters, then changed its mind two weeks later.
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Dec 16, 2008 - 5:24 AM
Two new medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAVs are due to make their first flights next year as European aerospace companies challenge the lead in this
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Dec 16, 2008 - 5:20 AM
India agreed to buy 80 Mil Mi-17V-5 helicopters worth $1.2 billion during a visit to Delhi by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev early this month.
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Dec 16, 2008 - 5:17 AM
Saab reacted with vigor to a statement by the Norwegian government that the Gripen fighter was inferior to the Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF in most aspects of