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November 25, 2015, 10:03 AM

Turkey Takes Action Against Russia’s Syrian Air War

Shootdown of Su-24 prompts immediate Russian reaction to defend its warplanes, after a month of intensive airstrikes on the divided country.

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Saudi F-15
Nov 4, 2015 - 6:30 AM
“Sustainment” work for Saudi fighters could be worth $2.5 billion to successful bidder, which could be non-Saudi.
Il-112 airlifter model
Nov 2, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Russia is dumping the An-140 in favor of the new Ilyushin twin turboprop, as its An-26 replacement.
Airbus A400M landing
Nov 2, 2015 - 8:14 AM
But the airlifter can’t refuel helicopters, and negotiations with the partner nations over another contract amendment are continuing.
meeting of Joint Chiefs
Oct 30, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The U.S. may place more “boots on the ground’, included much-needed joint tactical air controllers.
Unmanned MD500 on display
Oct 30, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Korean Air has devised an alternative to the Boeing Unmanned Little Bird.
Oct 27, 2015 - 9:35 PM
The service chose Northrop Grumman over the team of Boeing and Lockheed Martin to build up to 100 Long Range-Strike Bombers.
CH-53K first flight
Oct 27, 2015 - 4:50 PM
The first flight of the new heavy-lift helicopter was delayed from last year by issues with its gearbox and other technical challenges.
Boeing KC-46A Pegasus first flight aircraft
Oct 26, 2015 - 9:15 PM
Japan's Air Self-Defense Force plans to acquire three of the Boeing 767-based aerial refueling tankers.
F-16V first flight
Oct 23, 2015 - 10:34 AM
Lockheed Martin is developing the 'Viper' configuration F-16 for Taiwan and potentially other countries, including the United States.
KF-X model
Oct 23, 2015 - 7:31 AM
Potential engine and radar suppliers showed their wares. New Korean unmanned helicopter and fixed-wing programs were also displayed.