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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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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.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:40 AM
The Portland, Ore., company is leveraging its experience gained in the S-54 to provide assistance for its siblings.
Feb 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM
In 10 years, the Coast Guard has operated Arriel turboshafts in its MH-65 Dolphin fleet
Artist's rendering of B-21 bomber
Feb 26, 2016 - 11:14 AM
For the first time, the service released an artist's rendering of the new Long Range Strike-Bomber revealing a similar design to the B-2 Spirit.
MQ-9 ER Long Wing
Feb 25, 2016 - 2:23 PM
The new variant is being developed under GA-ASI's "Certifiable Predator B" effort to build a NATO-certified production aircraft.
Mi-26T2 in flight
Feb 24, 2016 - 10:08 AM
But the Russian defense ministry has not yet ordered any of these upgraded heavy-lift machines.
Raytheon-Finmeccanica T-100
Feb 23, 2016 - 10:08 AM
The Raytheon-led team will offer a variant of the Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi M-346 twin-engine trainer for the U.S. Air Force requirement.
Anotonov An-32 taking off
Feb 23, 2016 - 7:48 AM
Ukraine-Russia split prevents finish of Antonov upgrade; MTA project to replace An-32s also founders.