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June 17, 2017, 8:20 AM

New-generation Prototype Leads Gripen Renaissance

Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.

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Jun 18, 2017 - 8:48 AM
Following an annual risk assessment exercise, the U.S. Air Force raised the possibility that first delivery will be delayed to next spring.
Jun 18, 2017 - 6:50 AM
The U.S. Navy has P-8A Poseidon aircraft stationed on both the east and west coasts of America.
Jun 17, 2017 - 4:27 PM
Raytheon envisions the Coyote serving ISR, strike, swarming applications.
Jun 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Even leading air forces are opting to contract out some flight training provision.
Grob G120TPs and Beechcraft C-12s (photo: CAE)
Jun 17, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Training systems integrator CAE is helping a number of air forces shape their future training through the greater use of connected simulators.
Jun 17, 2017 - 11:22 AM
The Sabena mod program involves cutting a hatch into the the Falcon 50's fuselage to allow dropping a rescue boat.
Jun 17, 2017 - 11:15 AM
The upgrades include a tactical workstation, video-stabilizing unit, hardware for a Wescam gimbal and searchlight and more.
Wing Loong II
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:24 AM
The Chengdu/AVIC Wing Loong II is making its international show debut in Paris. Its appearance highlights global export success for Chinese UAVs.
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airforces involved in the non-NATO airstrike campaign against ISIS are seeing success but tension is high with Russian/Syrian forces.
Jun 17, 2017 - 8:20 AM
Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.