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June 22, 2016, 5:20 AM

Progress Reported On Latest A400M Problems

But deliveries have slowed and long-term gearbox solution is still awaited

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Predator B rendering
May 6, 2016 - 7:47 AM
Ground testing of new fuselage structure has been completed; the UK is negotiating a contract.
Eurofighter Typhoon in flight
May 6, 2016 - 7:37 AM
Civilian casualties in the Yemen conflict have prompted another call to re-examine dealings that are significant for BAE Systems.
Insitu Flying Launch and Recovery System
May 5, 2016 - 12:55 AM
The Air Force will release a strategic plan for using smaller unmanned aircraft systems than it has traditionally operated.
May 3, 2016 - 12:01 PM
The Osprey is an AESA type that offers 360-degree coverage without moving parts
RQ-7Bv2 Shadow
May 1, 2016 - 7:06 PM
Nearly all of the 117 Shadow systems operated by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps are under contract for the V2 upgrade, Textron Systems says.
Sukhoi Su-30M2 in flight
Apr 28, 2016 - 9:28 AM
But production of advanced versions of the Sukhoi fighter for export will continue through at least 2020.
Lockheed Martin aerostat on the ground
Apr 28, 2016 - 7:55 AM
Despite a previous accident, the country is again considering lighter-than-air surveillance solutions.
cockit upgrade before and after
Apr 27, 2016 - 7:39 AM
It will work with local MRO AIROD to provide a glass cockpit for these venerable medium-lift helicopters.
EMD-3 makes first flight on April 25, 2016
Apr 26, 2016 - 11:22 AM
The 767-2C baseline tanker will be used for environmental control system and smoke penetration testing, Boeing said.
Mitsubishi X-2 in flight
Apr 25, 2016 - 8:09 AM
The Mitsubishi X-2 made a short test hop to reposition at Gifu airbase for further flights.