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September 28, 2016, 9:07 AM

Mixed Prospects for Boeing Military Aircraft

New F-15 and F-18 exports seem likely, but uncertain requirements affect prospects for KC-46 tanker and 737 derivatives.

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica unveils weaponized, fighter-trainer version of its advanced training platform
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Jul 11, 2016 - 6:15 PM
After 16 years of development the Meteor air-to-air missile is now in front-line service with the Gripens of Sweden.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:40 PM
The U.S. military’s V-22 Joint Program Office is floating an “international acquisition concept”.
Jul 11, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Airbus D&S is continuing to develop the home-grown Zephyr for military and civil applications.
Jul 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM
UK defense minister believes the country can stand with the U.S. in being able to project power around the world.
UAV
Jul 11, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The 13-pound Fury munition has been designed for UAVs like Textron’s Shadow.
Jul 11, 2016 - 5:40 AM
Embraer says KC-390 customers will have the “best support available” via its teaming agreement with Boeing.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:45 AM
After five years of development Thales subsidiary TDA is launching its Aculeus-LG laser-guided rocket with a French army order.
uav
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:35 AM
Having supported Brazil’s Herons for some years, Avionics Services has now developed a version of the air vehicle tailored to Brazilian needs.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:30 AM
As the Rockwell Collins/Elbit joint venture celebrates 20 years of providing JHMCS helmet-mounted displays, a new night cueing system is being trialed.