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Sixty years after its first flight, the fabled spyplane is the testbed for revolutionary plug-and-play technology.
Debut of Mi-24 testbed at MAKS; full development machine to follow in 2018
The Common Infrared Countermeasures Systems will eventually protect hundreds of helicopters and other aircraft from missile threats.
No orders yet, but development continues, including radar and weapons
The Russian naval air arm wants more than 50 Su-30SMs, and the soon-to-fly Brahmos cruise missile.
Valued at $1.49 billion, the contract modification includes the first P-8As for delivery to the Royal Australian Air Force.
Operators flew the unmanned helicopter out to 150 nm from Point Mugu, California. It completed 11-hour flight with an hour of fuel in reserve.
Pan-European UCAV demonstrator advances, while progress with the all-British equivalent remains unclear
F-22s will deploy to Europe for inaugural training mission 'soon,' but the Air Force did not reveal the timing or location of the deployment.
Foreign OEMs are teaming with Indian companies who will bid for the work.