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April 30, 2015, 7:23 AM

Triple Whammy for Team Rafale as Qatar Buys 24

French combat jet scores third export sale in as many months; UAE could be next.

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Jan 12, 2015 - 12:17 PM
Lakenheath will be the first permanent European base for the F-35, but the Air Force will leave nearby Mildenhall
Jan 8, 2015 - 11:19 AM
Canadian company is flying Alpha Jets and A-4Ns, with F-16s to come, on cost-saving contracts for the Canadian and German armed forces.
U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler
Jan 8, 2015 - 10:24 AM
The Fiscal Year 2015 defense appropriations bill provides funding for 15 more Boeing EA-18G Growlers.
Jan 7, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Austrian company is tapping L-band satellites for flexible transmission of high-definition surveillance video
Jan 6, 2015 - 3:01 PM
The $500 million deal covers helicopters, sims and a sea-going training vessel.
Jan 5, 2015 - 7:26 AM
Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and Embraer are doing the work.
F-35 Lightning II CF-19 jet
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:00 AM
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
An A330MRTT refuels from a KC-135
Dec 30, 2014 - 7:00 AM
The Netherlands, Norway and Poland will collectively acquire and operate A330MRTTs
Maiden flight of Boeing 767-2C provisioned freighter
Dec 28, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Boeing announced the first flight of a 767-2C "provisioned freighter" that will become one of the first U.S. Air Force KC-46A refueling tankers.
TCOM aerostat
Dec 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.