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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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Feb 16, 2016 - 12:45 PM
Elbit has expanded its UAV offerings with a new addition to the Skylark range. Meanwhile, the in-production Hermes 900 has gained maritime capability
Feb 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Taiwan is lead customer for upgraded aircraft, but Singapore is among those thought to have signed up too.
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Feb 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM
The aerostat for Singapore is being supplied by TCOM of the U.S., but the prime contractor and radar supplier is thought to be IAI-Elta Systems.
Feb 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM
The Asia Pacific Region represents significant growth opportunities for the U.S. company’s various product lines.
fighter jet releasing a bomb
Feb 16, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Various issues still remain that are likely to put partner nations off the block buys the U.S. wants.
Feb 16, 2016 - 10:20 AM
Korean company has announced agreements to cooperate on unmanned aircraft which will see it develop applications for the Thai government.
fighter jet
Feb 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Yakovlev’s latest generation of trainer is being procured to provide elementary training for the Russian forces
Feb 16, 2016 - 5:39 AM
Another loitering munition from IAI was unveiled today. It is designed for one person to deploy in urban and close-quarters battle.
Feb 16, 2016 - 2:00 AM
New flexible Bombardier Global 6000 platform and Erieye radar make for a highly capable surveillance platform.
Feb 16, 2016 - 1:40 AM
The drone debate is very polarized over the degree of control that is required