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December 9, 2016, 7:33 AM

Canada Chooses Airbus C295W for Search and Rescue

Major win for best-selling twin turboprop over rival C-27J, and the new Embraer KC-390 jet, after a long evaluation.

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RQ-21A Blackjack
Jun 4, 2014 - 10:36 AM
The initial operational test and evaluation period is expected to be complete this year.
B-2A Spirit bomber
Jun 3, 2014 - 10:44 PM
The contract has a five-year base period to May 2, 2019, with an option to extend to 2024.
KC-390 prototype
Jun 3, 2014 - 9:50 AM
The Brazilian air force will take first delivery of the airlifter at the end of 2016.
May 29, 2014 - 3:55 PM
Multi-role combat aicraft and multi-role tanker are among the aircraft covered by deals likely to be signed this year.
A400M airlifter
May 29, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Relief organizations currently rely largely on old, environmentally unfriendly Russian airlifters.
May 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM
The program's nine-year development is set to end this year, with no production order from the U.S., Germany or Italy.
BAE Systems Gen 3 common missile warning system
May 29, 2014 - 9:24 AM
The order represents the first direct commercial sale of the latest generation countermeasures suite, BAE said.
May 29, 2014 - 8:46 AM
A turboprop trainer, attack helicopter and UAV were among the aircraft the nation showed at ILA Berlin.
May 23, 2014 - 8:00 AM
Defense exhibitors and attendees at ILA Berlin are mostly focused on German requirements, but the Germans are not buying anything.
May 23, 2014 - 7:50 AM
The question of certification looms large in any evaluation of future MALE UAVs for European nations.