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August 31, 2015, 3:27 PM

MiG-35 Prospects Are Still Good, Says Maker

No orders yet, but development continues, including radar and weapons

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First Australian EA-18G Growler
Jul 29, 2015 - 3:26 PM
The Royal Australian Air Force plans to operate 12 of the Super Hornet derivatives for the airborne electronic attack mission.
Jul 28, 2015 - 12:38 PM
But after nearly a year, Operation Inherent Resolve has not had a decisive effect on Islamic State
Mil Mi-17V5 on the ramp
Jul 27, 2015 - 10:31 AM
A sale worth more than $1 billion is likely, along with the choice of private Indian company Pipavev to assemble them.
Jul 24, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Defense says it is not planning to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Poland.
 Bell 412EPI in flight, rendering
Jul 23, 2015 - 1:08 PM
The Bell 412EPI twin was preferred to the new H160 from Airbus Helicopters to replace UH-1J utility helicopters.
Jul 21, 2015 - 4:25 PM
The Army is shedding more than 300 helicopters as it transitions to a twin-engine fleet.
Rafale delivery to Egypt
Jul 20, 2015 - 1:42 PM
The first pilots and mechanics, plus the initial logistics chain, was set up in only six months.
Boeing KC-46 EMD-1 aircraft
Jul 17, 2015 - 5:34 PM
The manufacturer will absorb an after-tax charge of $536 million due to 'higher estimated engineering and manufacturing costs' of tanker.
Jul 17, 2015 - 3:04 PM
The Kawasaki P-1 was flown to the UK’s premier airshow, but is an unlikely contender for that country’s maritime aircraft requirement.
Lockheed Martin JAGM concept drawing
Jul 16, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The manufacturer expects an Army contract decision later this year leading to low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.