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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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M-19HD turret
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:30 PM
IAI’s high-definition M-19HD sensor turret it now compatible with the company’s Heron TP large UAV.
BrightNite
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:10 PM
Elbit Systems has introduced a new system that provides pilots of utility helicopters with the same kind of DVE capability as attack helicopter crews.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:10 PM
Rafael has developed its Derby active-radar air-to-air missile with improved guidance and longer range.
AT-6 Wolverine
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:20 AM
Textron Systems has developed two small precision glide weapons that answer some of the demands of today’s operational environment
U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:55 AM
U.S. Air Force Secretary revealed the thinking behind missing yet another major air show with the F-35 as it nears initial operating capability.
Grob G120
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:20 AM
Grob’s G 120TP trainer has been selected as part of CAE’s contract to train U.S. Army fixed-wing pilots.
C295W airlifters
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:40 PM
Kingdom previously bought the smaller CN235 transport.
Elbit Skylark
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:20 PM
Elbit’s man-portable Skylark is one of the most popular mini-UASs on the market. The company has launched an improved version.
Sagem’s Hammer rocket-boosted weapons
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:00 PM
AA/ROK has partnered with Rafaut and Sagem to offer a close air support capability to the C-130 Hercules.
Jun 16, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Iomax is currently preparing the first of a new batch of Thrush-based aircraft for delivery to the United Arab Emirates.