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September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Jun 21, 2017 - 5:48 AM
MBDA’s Aster 30 missile is getting a new seeker and guidance control system to expand its anti-ballistic missile capabilities.
Thrush 510G
Jun 21, 2017 - 4:51 AM
The T-Bird is entering the market for military light counter-insurgency aircraft based on cropduster airframes.
Jun 20, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Geographic intelligence has emerged as a key tool as states battle new types of enemies.
airplane
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:48 AM
The LM-100J on display at Paris has a launch customer, and a new international version for special missions was also announced.
Eurofighter Typhoon
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM
Eurofighter is shortly to begin firing tests with the MBDA Brimstone weapon, a key part of the process of transferring Tornado capability to the Typhoon
Chengdu J-20
Jun 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM
It remains unclear how far Chinese fighter manufacturers Shenyang and Chengdu have progressed their respective FC/J-31 and J-20 designs.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:18 AM
Antonov and its Saudi partners have engaged leading U.S. and European suppliers to create a throroughly modern version of the An-32
Jun 20, 2017 - 7:18 AM
Saab Australia will introduce an integrated security system during 2017 and 2018, monitoring and identifying threats.
Jun 20, 2017 - 3:44 AM
China’s C-130J equivalent has been in service in China for some time, and is now available for export.
Jun 20, 2017 - 3:40 AM
India’s MKU strengthens global business with German