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July 21, 2017, 7:28 AM

Russia’s MAKS Show Highlights T-50 PAKFA Progress

The fifth-generation fighter is cleared for limited production; new UAVs and helicopters were on display

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Airbus Helicopters H145M in flight
Dec 3, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Deliveries of the new light military support helicopter are on time and budget.
AC-130 gunship on ramp
Dec 2, 2015 - 4:41 PM
The U.S. military is taking disciplinary action after the AC-130 gunship attack on the MSF hospital that killed 30.
F-16D-Plus on static display
Dec 2, 2015 - 3:51 PM
The island nation will spend more than $1 billion to modernize 60-70 F-16C/D combat aircraft.
Last Boeing C-17 produced in California
Nov 30, 2015 - 3:47 PM
The final aircraft assembled in Long Beach is destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force, which will operate eight of the four-engine transports.
Nov 25, 2015 - 10:03 AM
Shootdown of Su-24 prompts immediate Russian reaction to defend its warplanes, after a month of intensive airstrikes on the divided country.
P-8 Poseidon at Farnborough
Nov 24, 2015 - 8:47 AM
British defense review restores maritime patrol aircraft capability, halts decline in combat aircraft fleet
F-35 program chief Gen. Chris Bogdan
Nov 23, 2015 - 1:57 PM
A multi-year buy could ease the trend in the US, UK and elsewhere to reduce numbers and stretch out production.
Su-35 in flight
Nov 23, 2015 - 9:37 AM
Russia lands first export customer for its top-of-the-line jet fighter, after reverse-engineering fears are allayed.
Garmin GSX 70 weather radar
Nov 23, 2015 - 8:36 AM
Garmin said Northrop Grumman has selected its GSX 70 weather radar to equip U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawks.
Saudi Air Force Tornado
Nov 20, 2015 - 8:00 AM
Stocks have been depleted during airstrikes in Yemen, as well as in support of the U.S.-led air campaign over Iraq and Syria.