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But the airlifter can’t refuel helicopters, and negotiations with the partner nations over another contract amendment are continuing.
The U.S. may place more “boots on the ground’, included much-needed joint tactical air controllers.
Korean Air has devised an alternative to the Boeing Unmanned Little Bird.
The service chose Northrop Grumman over the team of Boeing and Lockheed Martin to build up to 100 Long Range-Strike Bombers.
The first flight of the new heavy-lift helicopter was delayed from last year by issues with its gearbox and other technical challenges.
Japan's Air Self-Defense Force plans to acquire three of the Boeing 767-based aerial refueling tankers.
Lockheed Martin is developing the 'Viper' configuration F-16 for Taiwan and potentially other countries, including the United States.
Potential engine and radar suppliers showed their wares. New Korean unmanned helicopter and fixed-wing programs were also displayed.
The service plans to soon award an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the secretive Long Range Strike-Bomber.
Like other operators of the NH-90 series helicopters, the Australians have experienced capability delays and maintainability problems.