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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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F-16 takeoff
Aug 9, 2016 - 12:20 PM
The 'Distant Frontier' training event was a live, virtual and constructive system first, according to developer Northrop Grumman.
MiG-29K landing
Aug 9, 2016 - 7:41 AM
The Admiral Kuznetsov will contribute to the Russian air campaign later this year.
MV-22B Osprey
Aug 4, 2016 - 3:21 PM
The flight of an MV-22B Osprey
AW139 in flight
Aug 4, 2016 - 12:38 PM
Pakistan is the latest government customer for the medium twin, according to Leonardo Helicopters.
KC-390 in flight
Aug 4, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The prototype has completed a successful international debut, according to its maker.
F-35A on ramp
Aug 3, 2016 - 9:11 AM
A 12-aircraft squadron could now deploy, but with interim capabilities for the time being.
A330MRTT
Aug 3, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Prevarication in Delhi strikes another big defense contract, for six A330MRTTs.
Jul 29, 2016 - 10:14 AM
Only two Airbus A330MRTT aircraft ordered by only two countries
Artist's rendering of VH-92A Presidential helicopter
Jul 26, 2016 - 1:55 PM
The VH-92A program now moves to assembly, test and evaluation of the modified Sikorsky S-92 commercial helicopter.
Neuron in flight
Jul 25, 2016 - 7:16 PM
Mirage upgrade contract and Neuron flight test extension adds to earnings from Rafale.