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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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Jul 14, 2014 - 6:35 AM
Ukrainian company Aerotechnica specializes in modernizing Soviet-era radar equipment.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:40 AM
UAC subsidiaries are exhibiting under one roof at this year’s Farnborough show.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:35 AM
The Eurofighter contract adds further components to the ones already supplied by Denroy, which now provides 180 separate parts for the Typhoon.
Jul 14, 2014 - 4:55 AM
Russia’s break with Ukraine is driving efforts to broaden company’s supply base.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:30 AM
Embraer and Saab announced on Friday a memorandum of understanding to partner in delivering the program for the Brazilian air force.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:30 AM
The Scorpion jet took the industry by surprise although it is still awaiting its first customer as testing continues.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:20 AM
Work is continuing “night and day” to return the F-35 to flight as operating agency say it is “continuing the effort to debut in the UK.”
A Voyager tanker refuels a Typhoon and a Tornado. The entry into RAF service of this version of the Airbus A330MRTT was delayed while the MAA sought additional assurance to that provided by the aircraft’s existing civil certifications.
Jul 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM
The UK’s new Military Aviation Authority has created delays in programs as it beds in.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:05 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.