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June 30, 2015, 3:54 PM

South Korea Selects Airbus A330 MRTT as Future Tanker

The Airbus model was chosen over Boeing's new KC-46A and a Boeing 767 tanker conversion proposed by Israel Aerospace Industries.

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Raytheon Block IIA ballistic missle
Jun 14, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Missile features an improved kinetic energy kill vehicle and larger rocket motors.
Thales UAV
Jun 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM
New Payloads Offered and Sovereign Requirements Addressed in Export Drive.
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Company debuting a new family of smart munitions that can loiter over the target area before making an accurate attack on pop-up targets.
Russian Helicopters Mi-26s
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:30 AM
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
India Prime Minister Modi and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, left
Jun 13, 2015 - 9:40 AM
In the first five months of this year, the nation has signed a number of agreements to provide defense equipment for international customers.
Predator-C over desert
Jun 13, 2015 - 7:40 AM
There are many improvements to the Reaper UAS that are being considered, while the Predator-C continues as a classified program.
IAI Heron
Jun 13, 2015 - 7:00 AM
European industrials and operators can learn from Israeli experience with UAVs.
Antonov An-225
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:25 PM
Analysts say that Ukraine’s air force is grossly under-equipped after years of investment neglect.
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:50 AM
Small and medium companies to enter into partnerships to provide offsets for the $4.24 billion MMRCA deal.
Rafale at Bordeaux
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:05 AM
Production is being adjusted to accommodate export orders from Egypt and Qatar; other sales prospects discussed.