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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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Jun 18, 2015 - 4:00 AM
The French air force is looking to buy between 20 and 25 basic trainers.
Sagem Patroller
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:38 AM
The self-funded system is based on a motor-glider, and first flew in 2008
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:35 AM
French research project is concentrating on malicious flying of mini- and micro-UAVs against sensitive government, industry and military sites.
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:33 AM
Countries have not yet provided enough definition to allow the industrial team to proceed.
M-19HD turret
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:30 PM
IAI’s high-definition M-19HD sensor turret it now compatible with the company’s Heron TP large UAV.
BrightNite
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:10 PM
Elbit Systems has introduced a new system that provides pilots of utility helicopters with the same kind of DVE capability as attack helicopter crews.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:10 PM
Rafael has developed its Derby active-radar air-to-air missile with improved guidance and longer range.
AT-6 Wolverine
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:20 AM
Textron Systems has developed two small precision glide weapons that answer some of the demands of today’s operational environment
U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:55 AM
U.S. Air Force Secretary revealed the thinking behind missing yet another major air show with the F-35 as it nears initial operating capability.
Grob G120
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:20 AM
Grob’s G 120TP trainer has been selected as part of CAE’s contract to train U.S. Army fixed-wing pilots.