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Manufacturer says that defense is still the key market, although civil authorities EASA and UK CAA will monitor flight tests.
The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first British-designed missile to enter service on the F-35.
General Atomics said two MQ-9 Predator Bs participated in the Pacific Dragon naval exercise off Hawaii in late June.
The hand-launched drone supports surface ships that do not have their own organic helicopter or aircraft capability, according to the Navy.
The Diehl BGT IRIS-T weapon was carried by aircraft flown to Australia for big multinational exercise.
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing potentially would have to renegotiate the KC-46 tanker program, says Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James.
But rivalry with alternative provider Raytheon continues.
With Poland’s order still not finalized, deal is a welcome boost for Airbus Helicopters
The 'Distant Frontier' training event was a live, virtual and constructive system first, according to developer Northrop Grumman.
The Admiral Kuznetsov will contribute to the Russian air campaign later this year.