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Lesser known companies are making headway in Asia with lower-cost systems.
The new products for mission management and analysis provide intuitive and lightweight user interfaces, according to the company.
Contract award for the medium multirole helicopter has been postponed to next year’s second quarter.
Official attributes loss rate to pilots’ lack of combat experience; insufficient training; and insufficient intelligence on the threat.
BEL-Thales Systems will meet new offset and tech transfer rules
Engine costs are excluded from totals given by program officials.
Reliability of indigenous fighter powerplants remains questionable.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation after less than two years in the post.
The aircraft will replace 14 (K)C-135FR tankers in the French air force from 2018, at a rate of one or two per year.
The latest missile bears a close resemblance to the Indian-Russian BrahMos missile.