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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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Jan 7, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Austrian company is tapping L-band satellites for flexible transmission of high-definition surveillance video
Jan 6, 2015 - 3:01 PM
The $500 million deal covers helicopters, sims and a sea-going training vessel.
Jan 5, 2015 - 7:26 AM
Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and Embraer are doing the work.
F-35 Lightning II CF-19 jet
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:00 AM
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
An A330MRTT refuels from a KC-135
Dec 30, 2014 - 7:00 AM
The Netherlands, Norway and Poland will collectively acquire and operate A330MRTTs
Maiden flight of Boeing 767-2C provisioned freighter
Dec 28, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Boeing announced the first flight of a 767-2C "provisioned freighter" that will become one of the first U.S. Air Force KC-46A refueling tankers.
TCOM aerostat
Dec 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.
MQ-8C Fire Scout first ship landing
Dec 24, 2014 - 9:40 AM
The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.
Tiger HAD attack and NH-90 transport helicopters
Dec 23, 2014 - 5:27 AM
The Albacete facility of Airbus Helicopters assembles both types for Spain, and builds sub-assemblies for other customers
JLens aerostat at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Dec 18, 2014 - 12:41 PM
The Army displayed the first aerostat of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor it will fly over the East Coast.