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Russian aerospace firms exhibited in force at the recent Iran Air Show; license-production of the Su-30MK is mooted.
The Israeli Air Force is planning to have its first squadron operational by the end of next year.
The White House has blocked a Saudi request for precision-guided bombs out of concern for civilian casualties in Yemen. The UK government may follow suit.
The service is seeking about 20 twin-engine jets for the second indigenous aircraft carrier.
The manufacturer said it is relocating the corporate headquarters of its St. Louis-based defense group to be closer to the U.S. capital.
Instead, the U.S. will supply Sikorsky Black Hawks for the Afghan Army.
Major win for best-selling twin turboprop over rival C-27J, and the new Embraer KC-390 jet, after a long evaluation.
India and the UK are the other customers to date; Boeing is wooing British suppliers to offset an expensive, uncompeted buy.
The sensor manufacturer plans to improve the range, performance and cost of the pocket-sized surveillance system the British military uses.
MiG-29K and Su-33 jets are lost, and Su-33s flew the initial strikes on Syria, contrary to expectations.