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The fleet of Airbus A400M tactical transports is starting to grow as the Royal Air Force prepares to take delivery of the first of its 22 in September.
Operational service of the mostly composite helicopter, which has been dubbed the “King Stallion,” is expected in 2019.
Soon several countries will be operating the Airbus A330-based MRTT tanker aircraft, with more orders expected from around the world.
Eurofighter has moved up a gear, but there is more to come that should enhance its export potential further.
Royal International Air Tattoo organizers no longer expect the aircraft to make an appearance.
New engines and avionics are among the upgrades planned for the Super Lynxes.
The trials marked the first seeker-guided launches for MBDA's common anti-air modular missile.