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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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B-21
Nov 6, 2016 - 5:41 PM
The government watchdog agency released a declassified version of its February decison denying Boeing's protest of the B-21 contract award.
KF-X/IF-X on display
Nov 4, 2016 - 12:10 PM
At the Indodefence event in Jakarta, key discussions involved boosting the country’s aerospace industry.
Nov 3, 2016 - 12:28 PM
The Brazilian subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters is doing the development to help meet technology transfer goals
F-16 for India
Nov 2, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Invitations to propose seem to favor the F-16 or Gripen.
U.S. Air Force small UAS graphic
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:22 AM
The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Air Force each have plans to acquire new unmanned aircraft systems in the future.
T-50 on landing
Nov 2, 2016 - 7:34 AM
A higher thrust powerplant should fly on the T-50 PAKFA next year, while new missiles and bombs have been specified.
Nov 1, 2016 - 12:24 PM
Airstrikes by Western forces help Iraq fight ISIS, but Syria becomes ever more complicated
EMB-145s on ramp
Oct 28, 2016 - 7:37 AM
Company will pay fines to US and Brazilian authorities for the corrupt supply of Super Tucanos to Dominica and EMB-145s to India.
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey
Oct 27, 2016 - 2:17 PM
The company said it will begin delivering the palletized V-22 Aerial Refueling System to the U.S. Marine Corps in 2018.
J-20 fighter in flight
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:04 AM
The J-20 stealth fighter, J-10B multirole fighter, H-6K bomber and KJ-500 AEW aircraft are all slated to appear.