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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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Jun 20, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Geographic intelligence has emerged as a key tool as states battle new types of enemies.
airplane
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:48 AM
The LM-100J on display at Paris has a launch customer, and a new international version for special missions was also announced.
Eurofighter Typhoon
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM
Eurofighter is shortly to begin firing tests with the MBDA Brimstone weapon, a key part of the process of transferring Tornado capability to the Typhoon
Chengdu J-20
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM
It remains unclear how far Chinese fighter manufacturers Shenyang and Chengdu have progressed their respective FC/J-31 and J-20 designs.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:18 AM
Antonov and its Saudi partners have engaged leading U.S. and European suppliers to create a throroughly modern version of the An-32
Jun 20, 2017 - 7:18 AM
Saab Australia will introduce an integrated security system during 2017 and 2018, monitoring and identifying threats.
Jun 20, 2017 - 3:44 AM
China’s C-130J equivalent has been in service in China for some time, and is now available for export.
Jun 20, 2017 - 3:40 AM
India’s MKU strengthens global business with German
Jun 20, 2017 - 1:00 AM
Ejection seat leader Martin-Baker keeps a pair of classic Gloster Meteor jets on its test team.
Textron’s Cessna Caravan
Jun 19, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Textron Aviation's line of special mission aircraft range from the Cessna 172 to its largest jets.