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The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier on November 3.
The Royal Australian Air Force will continue using the IAI Heron to train until it receives the MQ-4C Triton.
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Russian Helicopters completed deliveries of Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters to the Afghan Army in October.
Insitu unveiled the ScanEagle 2 with a new engine and payload options at the Euronaval 2014 conference in Paris.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority chose Cobham SAR Services to provide airborne search and rescue services beginning in 2016.
The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Northrop Grumman a contract modification to begin low-rate production of the G/ATOR expeditionary radar.
Saab will begin delivering 36 Gripen NG fighters to Brazil in 2019.
The Alenia C-27A/J series has suffered a chequered procurement history in the U.S.
The IAF’s safety record is again under scrutiny, with concerns over training and maintenance being voiced unofficially.