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The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command expects to receive seven of the improved heavy-lift helicopters over the next year.
Air Force and Naval Aviation chiefs are interested in predictive maintenance.
A second prototype of the unmanned P.180 Avanti derivative returned to flight test status after a first prototype crashed in May 2016.
Partnership with Williams creates new cockpit simulation facility in the UK for fast jet training and development.
Seven Airbus A330MRTTs are now slated for the pooling project, but still only four countries have committed.
Land tests of an EMALS seen, amidst talk of a third indigenous aircraft carrier.
The Naval Air Systems Command and Special Operations Command have awarded IDIQ contracts of $1.7 billion and $475 million, respectively.
Plans call for the Block 50 Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Station to replace existing ground stations for U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reapers.
HMS Queen Elizabeth can carry up to 36 F-35B stealth fighters or 43 helicopters.
L3 Com will modify the Gulfstream jets for ISR and EW.