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August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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M-346 on the ramp
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:19 PM
A fighter attack version is being offered that retains the type’s previous capabilities.
Predator B UAS in flight
Jun 29, 2017 - 7:22 AM
The maritime surveillance system is part of a further planned boost in defense cooperation between the two countries.
Jun 21, 2017 - 11:46 AM
French military procurement agency DCA has launched a broad program to study the next upgrade to the Dassault fighter.
Jun 21, 2017 - 11:18 AM
A Canadian leasing company placed a firm order for 12, hoping to place them in various civilian and government operations.
 F-35A
Jun 21, 2017 - 10:52 AM
JSF makes statements on the air and on the ground at the 2017 Salon du Bourget, where it was the star of the show.
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:05 AM
Pratt & Whitney’s F119 engine that powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor has recently surpassed 500,000 engine flight hours
Turkish Aerospace Industries Hürkus
Jun 21, 2017 - 8:29 AM
TAI is now in production with its Hurkus turboprop trainer, and is gearing up to begin flight-testing of production aircraft
missile being launched
Jun 21, 2017 - 6:40 AM
As the well-known Patriot successfully engages ballistic missile attacks in Arabia, Raytheon is adding customers and advancing its SM-6 missile.
Rafael’s line-up of air-delivered weapons.
Jun 21, 2017 - 5:56 AM
The Israeli company has some innovative solutions to precision attack, and electronic warfare
Jun 21, 2017 - 5:48 AM
MBDA’s Aster 30 missile is getting a new seeker and guidance control system to expand its anti-ballistic missile capabilities.