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May 26, 2016, 7:23 AM

True Value of Airstrikes Over Iraq and Syria Questioned

They are helping local ground forces regain territory from ISIS – but at a high cost in dollars and destruction

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UH-60V cockpit displays
Aug 21, 2014 - 8:40 AM
The Army plans to upgrade existing Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawks with analog cockpit instrumentation to UH-60M digital standard.
RQ-4 Global Hawk and U-2 reconnaissance aircraft
Aug 20, 2014 - 5:21 PM
The three new aircraft will join 18 Block 30 Global Hawks the service earlier planned to retire.
Aug 20, 2014 - 9:32 AM
The twin-boom, tandem-seat turboprop has been under development since 2011.
U.S. Air Force F-16D
Aug 19, 2014 - 10:15 PM
The 75 aircraft without cracks have returned to service.
Typhoon
Aug 19, 2014 - 8:04 AM
BAE Systems plans to deliver 12 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia this year
U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet in the Arabian Gulf
Aug 14, 2014 - 10:40 AM
Manned and unmanned aircraft are participating in the intelligence-gathering and humanitarian missions.
Aug 14, 2014 - 9:40 AM
The U.S. company is now promoting the aircraft in Europe for low-cost airborne sensing.
Aug 14, 2014 - 9:18 AM
The company is bidding for several maritime patrol requirements in the region.
Sikorsky Boeing SB-1 Defiant concept
Aug 13, 2014 - 8:46 AM
Sikorsky and Boeing will advance the SB-1 Defiant; Bell’s proposal is the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.