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An MoU is signed for “collaboration” on the M-345 basic jet trainer and C-27J airlifter
Six prototypes are flying, with four more to come.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected the two contractors for the second phase of its TERN program.
Joint venture with Embraer sought to export converted EMB-145s, while A330 will meet IAF's requirement for a larger platform
Full details of failings by country’s air defense radar system again withheld from public view
Company claims unique advantages for L-band transmission
The first two have been completed in France. Meanwhile however, the operational fleet is affected by a lack of spares.
The first six of 12 new MD 530F armed scout helicopters destined for the Afghan Air Force arrived in Kabul earlier this month.
Pilatus sold five more PC-7s to Malaysia, but C-130 and S-61 upgrades were not confirmed, and the MRCA remains unfunded.
The Department of Defense lowered its projected cost of procuring the F-35 by $7.5 billion due to reduced labor costs and inflation estimates.