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September 15, 2017, 8:07 AM

Turkey Defies NATO and Buys Russian S-400 SAMs

After long and intense negotiations, both Russia and Turkey have confirmed the controversial air defense deal.

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Boeing Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system
May 18, 2015 - 3:03 PM
The hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye shows the potential of a 'stratospheric, persistent directed energy platform,' says Phantom Works chief.
artist's rendering of European Male
May 18, 2015 - 11:18 AM
France, Germany and Italy signal intent to fund project definition of an all-European medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.
Airbus C-295 in flight
May 15, 2015 - 7:26 AM
The twin-turboprop military transport will be manufactured in India but not by state-owned HAL.
Airbus A330-200 on ramp
May 14, 2015 - 12:29 PM
Provider of tankers to UK Royal Air Force has placed only one A330 with an airline to date.
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk
May 14, 2015 - 10:14 AM
The helicopter manufacturer is building a production kit version of the autonomy system developed under its Matrix research program.
Mi-26 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Ceremony to seal joint development is witnessed by presidents of both countries.
A400M used in paratroop dropping
May 11, 2015 - 7:50 AM
Four of six crew killed during failed emergency return to Seville.
AeroVironment Switchblade
May 8, 2015 - 9:41 AM
The supplier of small unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. military is developing new variants of its Switchblade expendable flying missile.
Antonov An-178
May 8, 2015 - 7:27 AM
Manufacturer of the An-178 eyeing Middle East and Asian potential as an An-12 replacement.
Dassault Maritime Surveillance Aircraft
May 7, 2015 - 4:48 PM
L-3 and Thales were partners in successful bid to the Japan Coast Guard.