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February 22, 2017, 7:28 AM

Airbus Pleads for Relief as A400M Losses Mount

Company wants the European launch nations to reduce the penalties they are extracting for late deliveries and performance shortfalls.

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Feb 27, 2015 - 6:30 AM
The third-generation tiltrotor takes lessons learned from the V-22 as it prepares for first flight in 2017.
Feb 26, 2015 - 1:21 PM
The Italian Air Force has placed an order for the UAV conversion of the Piaggio Avanti.
Feb 24, 2015 - 1:18 PM
No big defense deals done at the event, but a top-level French delegation arrived soon after
Lockheed Martin Legion Pod
Feb 23, 2015 - 9:44 AM
Lockheed Martin's Legion Pod incorporates the company's new generation infrared search and track system for fourth generation fighters.
U.S. Air Force F-16
Feb 19, 2015 - 1:17 PM
Lockheed Martin is discussing with the U.S. and Korean governments the F-16 upgrade originally awarded to BAE Systems.
Feb 19, 2015 - 11:08 AM
Indian air force chief says MMRCA is urgent, and more Sukhois are no substitute
Feb 18, 2015 - 3:55 PM
Israel's defense minister Moshe Ya'alon said his country's relationship with India is "finally out of the closet" after his visit to the Aero India show.
Feb 18, 2015 - 1:53 PM
Indian private sector companies are taking advantage of a more open defense procurement environment
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Feb 17, 2015 - 8:17 PM
The U.S. State Department announced a new export policy that provides for the sale of U.S.-made military and commercial drones overseas.
General Atomics due regard radar
Feb 17, 2015 - 1:55 PM
General Atomics said it has flown the first fully functional air-to-air collision avoidance radar for unmanned aircraft.