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