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March 30, 2017, 10:57 AM

LIMA Show Reveals Malaysian Indecision Over Military Needs

Various requirements for new fighters and helicopters remain unfulfilled, with only A400M airlifters delivered.

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Sep 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Deliveries of the fly-by-wire midsize business jets are expected to start in 2016.
Lockheed Martin UClass
Sep 11, 2014 - 9:47 AM
The Navy is still seeking sources for an "organic, sea-based unmanned aerial system."
F-16s at Hill Air Force Base
Sep 10, 2014 - 2:01 PM
More than 80 of the aircraft have been grounded since cracks were discovered in the canopy sill longerons this summer.
F-35C Lightning II
Sep 9, 2014 - 5:51 PM
Modifying the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter is part of what the U.S. Navy wants to discuss with contractors in a series of “technical interchange meetings."
NASA Ikhana
Sep 4, 2014 - 11:56 AM
Trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B are slated to begin in November.
U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:11 PM
With the completion of the PDR, the program advances to critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system.
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:27 AM
The deal is valued at $2.5 billion.
Puma AE launched from Coast Guard icebreaker
Sep 2, 2014 - 4:09 PM
An AeroVironment Puma AE launched from the flight deck of the Coast Guard cutter Healy, under way in the Arctic Ocean.
Boeing AH-6i light helicopter
Sep 2, 2014 - 11:46 AM
The estimated contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2016.
Boeing Phantom Swift
Aug 28, 2014 - 3:48 PM
During the project's second phase, Darpa plans to select two proposals to advance to detailed design, fabrication and assembly.