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Northrop Grumman said it will now 'get back to work' on the Long Range Strike-Bomber program, potentially worth $80 billion.
The new Harpy NG autonomous anti-radar loitering munition boasts increased capability.
Alenia and L-3 delivered the first of 10 C-27Js to Australia last June, and IOC is due by the end of 2016.
Malaysian Army is the launch customer for the latest MD530, and will take delivery of the first of six in Q4.
Elbit has expanded its UAV offerings with a new addition to the Skylark range. Meanwhile, the in-production Hermes 900 has gained maritime capability
Taiwan is lead customer for upgraded aircraft, but Singapore is among those thought to have signed up too.
The aerostat for Singapore is being supplied by TCOM of the U.S., but the prime contractor and radar supplier is thought to be IAI-Elta Systems.
The Asia Pacific Region represents significant growth opportunities for the U.S. company’s various product lines.
Various issues still remain that are likely to put partner nations off the block buys the U.S. wants.
Korean company has announced agreements to cooperate on unmanned aircraft which will see it develop applications for the Thai government.