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June 17, 2017, 8:20 AM

New-generation Prototype Leads Gripen Renaissance

Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.

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Jun 17, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Italy's Leonardo comes to the Paris Air Show with a new CEO in former banker Alessandro Profumo.
Jun 17, 2017 - 6:46 AM
Teac mission data recorders and L-3 cockpit displays for military platforms now part of the avionics life cycle sustainment service company's portfolio
Jun 17, 2017 - 4:11 AM
Making its debut at the Paris Air Show is the Embraer KC-390 tanker/transport from Brazil.
Jun 16, 2017 - 7:31 PM
The U.S. Air Force is due to get the first KC-46 Pegasus tanker in late 2017.
Jun 16, 2017 - 5:22 PM
Saab has initial export orders for the GlobalEye from the UAE.
Jun 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM
Russia's air force is in the early stages of a long and complex upgrade to fifth generation technology.
Jun 16, 2017 - 3:49 PM
New roles are being found for the UTAS DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system.
Jun 16, 2017 - 5:49 AM
Distribution deals for GDS C-130 seats, Lord products for military platforms also announced by US MRO
Jun 15, 2017 - 4:06 PM
The two forums-- the Careers Plane and the Jobs and Training Forum-- will showcase career and training opportunities in the aviation industry.
Jun 15, 2017 - 3:59 PM
The F135 improvement program would result in a new engine with a third airstream and adaptive-cycle compressor in the mid to late 2020s.