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The Chengdu/AVIC Wing Loong II is making its international show debut in Paris. Its appearance highlights global export success for Chinese UAVs.
Airforces involved in the non-NATO airstrike campaign against ISIS are seeing success but tension is high with Russian/Syrian forces.
Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.
Italy's Leonardo comes to the Paris Air Show with a new CEO in former banker Alessandro Profumo.
Teac mission data recorders and L-3 cockpit displays for military platforms now part of the avionics life cycle sustainment service company's portfolio
Making its debut at the Paris Air Show is the Embraer KC-390 tanker/transport from Brazil.
The U.S. Air Force is due to get the first KC-46 Pegasus tanker in late 2017.
Saab has initial export orders for the GlobalEye from the UAE.
Russia's air force is in the early stages of a long and complex upgrade to fifth generation technology.
New roles are being found for the UTAS DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system.