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August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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Wing Loong II
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:24 AM
The Chengdu/AVIC Wing Loong II is making its international show debut in Paris. Its appearance highlights global export success for Chinese UAVs.
Jun 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airforces involved in the non-NATO airstrike campaign against ISIS are seeing success but tension is high with Russian/Syrian forces.
Jun 17, 2017 - 8:20 AM
Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.
Jun 17, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Italy's Leonardo comes to the Paris Air Show with a new CEO in former banker Alessandro Profumo.
Jun 17, 2017 - 6:46 AM
Teac mission data recorders and L-3 cockpit displays for military platforms now part of the avionics life cycle sustainment service company's portfolio
Jun 17, 2017 - 4:11 AM
Making its debut at the Paris Air Show is the Embraer KC-390 tanker/transport from Brazil.
Jun 16, 2017 - 7:31 PM
The U.S. Air Force is due to get the first KC-46 Pegasus tanker in late 2017.
Jun 16, 2017 - 5:22 PM
Saab has initial export orders for the GlobalEye from the UAE.
Jun 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM
Russia's air force is in the early stages of a long and complex upgrade to fifth generation technology.
Jun 16, 2017 - 3:49 PM
New roles are being found for the UTAS DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system.