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CAE and General Atomics developing the high-fidelity mission trainer specifically for Italian Air Force Predator A and MQ-9 Predator B.
System will replace the current Patriot-based defenses by 2025.
Missile features an improved kinetic energy kill vehicle and larger rocket motors.
New Payloads Offered and Sovereign Requirements Addressed in Export Drive.
Company debuting a new family of smart munitions that can loiter over the target area before making an accurate attack on pop-up targets.
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
In the first five months of this year, the nation has signed a number of agreements to provide defense equipment for international customers.
There are many improvements to the Reaper UAS that are being considered, while the Predator-C continues as a classified program.
European industrials and operators can learn from Israeli experience with UAVs.
Analysts say that Ukraine’s air force is grossly under-equipped after years of investment neglect.