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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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Israel Aerospace Industries Heron TP
Sep 29, 2015 - 9:48 AM
The large Israel Aerospace Industries reconnaissance drone will serve 'as a deterrent,' according to an Indian Air Force official.
Russian KA-52 attack helicopter.
Sep 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Helicopters may be stationed on Mistral class landing ships originally intended for Russia, but supplied to Egypt instead.
KC-46A tanker first flight
Sep 26, 2015 - 10:15 AM
The first flight of a full KC-46A tanker accomplishes a key milestone in the Air Force's decision to start building the new mission aircraft.
Sep 22, 2015 - 10:30 AM
The partners are eyeing a U.S. Air Force requirement that would equip F-15 fighter with a new air-air detection capability.
Boeing F-15 2040C concept
Sep 22, 2015 - 7:42 AM
The manufacturer's 'F-15 2040C' upgrade would extend the life of the air superiority fighter as a complement of the F-22 Raptor.
Sep 22, 2015 - 4:00 AM
Details of the secretive Long Range Strike – Bomber (LRS-B) program are slowly emerging, as rival bidders await USAF’s choice.
 Su-30MK in flight
Sep 21, 2015 - 1:25 PM
The North African country will soon have 56 in its fleet; Iran wants to license-produce the Sukhoi fighter.
DSEI entrance
Sep 21, 2015 - 9:50 AM
But there was missile news from MBDA and Thales, while Lockheed Martin briefed the SC-130J maritime Hercules conversion.
U.S. Air Force generals at AFA
Sep 18, 2015 - 8:02 AM
U.S. Air Force leadership defends major programs and describes new operating concepts.
Pilot's view of KC-46A aerial refueling
Sep 16, 2015 - 2:20 PM
The first flight of a 'full-up' tanker with aerial refueling equipment installed is the KC-46A program's next major milestone.