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May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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T-100 model
Nov 5, 2014 - 9:24 AM
The service plans to spend $503 million on the jet trainer over the next five years.
Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
Nov 4, 2014 - 9:35 PM
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command released a request for information on sense-and-avoid radar solutions for the MQ-4C Triton on November 3.
First arrested landing of F-35C on an aircraft carrier
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:19 PM
The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier on November 3.
Israel Aerospace Industries Heron UAS
Nov 3, 2014 - 2:57 PM
The Royal Australian Air Force will continue using the IAI Heron to train until it receives the MQ-4C Triton.
Su-35S multirole fighter
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:50 AM
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Mi-17
Oct 30, 2014 - 8:43 AM
Russian Helicopters completed deliveries of Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters to the Afghan Army in October.
Insitu ScanEagle 2
Oct 29, 2014 - 11:38 AM
Insitu unveiled the ScanEagle 2 with a new engine and payload options at the Euronaval 2014 conference in Paris.
Bombardier Challenger CL-604
Oct 28, 2014 - 3:30 PM
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority chose Cobham SAR Services to provide airborne search and rescue services beginning in 2016.
Northrop Grumman G/ATOR expeditionary radar
Oct 28, 2014 - 1:18 PM
The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Northrop Grumman a contract modification to begin low-rate production of the G/ATOR expeditionary radar.
Oct 27, 2014 - 10:43 AM
Saab will begin delivering 36 Gripen NG fighters to Brazil in 2019.