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June 17, 2017, 8:20 AM

New-generation Prototype Leads Gripen Renaissance

Various nations are seen as prospects for the E/F Gripen model while Saab is still selling the C/D too.

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Feb 2, 2015 - 8:16 AM
The threat to fixed- and rotary-wing operations by Boko Haram is not insignificant, says a chief of policy for the Nigerian Air Force.
Jan 29, 2015 - 7:32 AM
President Obama’s visit renews defense trade pact and signals greater cooperation.
Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental
Jan 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM
The U.S. Air Force will enter into negotiations with Boeing to deliver up to three 747-8s to serve as the new Air Force One.
Boeing CH-47F Chinook
Jan 28, 2015 - 3:09 PM
The U.S. Army plans to extend the life of its venerable CH-47 Chinook another 45 years through a series of block upgrades.
Airbus Helicopters Tiger
Jan 28, 2015 - 11:34 AM
Maker eyes orders from Brazil, Malaysia, Qatar, and Poland to offset cuts in European orders.
Silver Fox UAS
Jan 27, 2015 - 6:16 PM
Raytheon acquired Sensitel, manufacturer of the Silver Fox, Manta and Coyote small unmanned aircraft systems.
Jan 26, 2015 - 9:39 AM
The order includes conversions and remodels as well as new aircraft.
Aurora Flight Sciences' Orion unmanned aircraft system
Jan 23, 2015 - 11:32 AM
Aurora Flight Sciences said its Orion unmanned aircraft system flew for 80 hours during a flight in December.
Jan 22, 2015 - 3:23 PM
Strict rules of engagement and scarce targets, result in most combat aircraft sorties returning with weapons unexpended
Jan 22, 2015 - 6:28 AM
NH Industries hopes to improve availability and encourage joint customer funding of future upgrades.