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March 20, 2017, 7:30 AM

Reprieve Likely for U-2 Dragon Lady

The U.S. Air Force will postpone plans to retire the high-flying recce jet in 2019-20.

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U.S. Air Force F-16D
Aug 19, 2014 - 10:15 PM
The 75 aircraft without cracks have returned to service.
Typhoon
Aug 19, 2014 - 8:04 AM
BAE Systems plans to deliver 12 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia this year
U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet in the Arabian Gulf
Aug 14, 2014 - 10:40 AM
Manned and unmanned aircraft are participating in the intelligence-gathering and humanitarian missions.
Aug 14, 2014 - 9:40 AM
The U.S. company is now promoting the aircraft in Europe for low-cost airborne sensing.
Aug 14, 2014 - 9:18 AM
The company is bidding for several maritime patrol requirements in the region.
Sikorsky Boeing SB-1 Defiant concept
Aug 13, 2014 - 8:46 AM
Sikorsky and Boeing will advance the SB-1 Defiant; Bell’s proposal is the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.
Aug 7, 2014 - 1:20 PM
Replacing old electro-mechanical instruments, the new display improves the presentation of data and reduces pilot workload.
Airbus C295
Aug 7, 2014 - 12:43 PM
Company inked deals for 11 more of the transports, on which winglets will soon be an option.
Aug 7, 2014 - 10:00 AM
BN-2 Islander and Defender twin turboprops could provide an affordable and entry-level ISR option, says their manufacturer.