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June 17, 2017, 8:20 AM

New-generation Prototype Leads Gripen Renaissance

Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.

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Jun 15, 2017 - 11:28 AM
Schiebel's S-100 Camcopter scanned for vessels and tracked them in a 1,500-square-mile area at Norway's Andoya Test Center.
MiG-35 in flight
Jun 15, 2017 - 10:39 AM
But he would not acknowledge new MiG-29 order from Egypt.
Jun 15, 2017 - 9:48 AM
The relationship is highlighted by recent operations over Syria.
JF-17s in flight
Jun 15, 2017 - 8:48 AM
The two-seat JF-17B version of the Sino-Pakistan joint venture fighter is also flying from Chengdu.
Jun 15, 2017 - 8:19 AM
According to enterprise software specialist IFS, engineers deployed to maintain aircraft could benefit from virtual guidance from afar.
Northrop Grumman Firebird drone
Jun 15, 2017 - 4:12 AM
The avionics manufacturer has joined General Atomics and Northrop Grumman to test ACAS Xu software
Jun 14, 2017 - 4:12 PM
Transport/Tanker on track for certification next year, with additional sales announcements planned by year’s end.
Predator B
Jun 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The latest iteration of the Predator B UAS has a longer wingspan with greater endurance and payload capacity
Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Pentagon reverses A-10 retirement, but looks for new close air support platform.
Jun 14, 2017 - 9:33 AM
An Aurora Flight Sciences-led team plans to fly the XV-24A LightningStrike aircraft in late 2018.