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May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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Schiebel S-100 Camcopter
Feb 6, 2017 - 1:43 PM
The service earlier evaluated the 243-pound helicopter for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance as well as forward observer missions.
F-35A Lightning II
Feb 3, 2017 - 3:39 PM
President Donald Trump's intervention helped expedite negotiations for the latest F-35 production lot, Lockheed Martin acknowledged.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:25 AM
A week after Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica publicly withdrew, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems said they also will not compete for T-X.
MiG-35UB
Jan 31, 2017 - 12:42 PM
Manufacturing RAC MiG hosted military attaches from 30 countries for the public showing in Lukhovitsy, near Moscow.
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Jan 31, 2017 - 6:30 AM
Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet is the likely front-runner; the Navy is also talking E-2D Hawkeye AEW with the U.S.
Jan 30, 2017 - 4:38 PM
The $2.1 billion contract for low-rate initial production lot 3 calls for the delivery of 15 tankers by July 30, 2019.
TF-X concepte
Jan 30, 2017 - 9:58 AM
British company is confirmed as partner for the ambitious TF-X project.
U.S. Air Force air traffic controllers
Jan 29, 2017 - 8:31 PM
Analyses by the military services indicate the Department of Defense provides up to 20 percent of U.S. air traffic services capability.
ADAHRS
Jan 26, 2017 - 3:50 PM
The useful lifetime of the CH-47 Chinook military helicopter could be extended with installation of dual-use Archangel sensors.
T-100X display
Jan 25, 2017 - 2:39 PM
The team announced their partnership last February to offer the T-100 variant of the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master.