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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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Paramount Group Mwari light reconnaissance aircraft
Mar 8, 2016 - 2:48 PM
Boeing will develop an integrated mission system for the ISR and light attack turboprop built by the Paramount Group.
U.S. Air Force leadership
Mar 7, 2016 - 5:41 PM
The disclosure by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James of major B-21 suppliers is the latest information released on the secretive program.
Aurora Flight Sciences Lightning Strike
Mar 6, 2016 - 3:20 PM
The unmanned aircraft manufacturer plans to start flight-testing its 'LightningStrike' technology demonstrator in 2018.
Boeing EMD-4 tanker prototype makes first flight
Mar 4, 2016 - 11:32 AM
The second fully configured KC-46A flew for the first time on March 2 between Paine Field and Boeing Field in Washington state.
Future Combat Air System concept
Mar 3, 2016 - 11:54 AM
The new drone builds on Britain's development of the Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle and the Dassault Aviation-led Neuron UCAV effort.
Airbus Helicopters H225M
Mar 2, 2016 - 1:46 PM
The manufacturer is offering several options for arming its civil-derived H125M, H145M and H225M military helicopters.
NSA 407MRH
Mar 2, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The new version of the 407GX will be designated the NSA 407MRH
Ilyushin Il-76MD-M
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:23 AM
The Russian air force plans to acquire 40 of the four-engine airlifters, which are upgraded from in-service Il-76MDs.
Mar 1, 2016 - 9:20 AM
The fuel control products are on the Sea Stallion and Chinook.
Feb 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Malaysian Army Aviation will take delivery of the new variant beginning later this year.