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May 17, 2017, 11:23 PM

Boeing: T-X Offering for U.S. Air Force is 'Production Relevant'

The manufacturer has produced two jets from a clean-sheet design to compete for the Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer requirement.

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Jul 17, 2014 - 4:20 AM
Changes from the original version include a new wet wing, lighter structure, single-piece canopy, and modern cockpit.
Jul 17, 2014 - 4:00 AM
The RAF and USAF sponsored trials of the Brimstone fitted on the MQ-9 Reaper UCAV at U.S. Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:55 AM
The light version of the FASGW is designed to counter fast-attack craft in littoral waters, while the heavy version is a longer-range anti-ship missile.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:45 AM
The contract is between Eurofighter and NETMA, the four-nation Eurofighter management agency, and is worth €150 million ($205 million).
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:35 AM
The UK’s North West Aerospace Alliance was founded in 1994 and includes the Isle of Man.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:15 AM
More than 15,000 flight test hours have been logged with the Rockwell Collins helmet-mounted display system for the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:00 AM
Raytheon’s Patriot air defense system is being targeted at requirements in Germany, Poland and Turkey.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:00 AM
The assumption is that the Poles would purchase six batteries, which was the baseline for the study performed recently by the Kazimierz Pulaski Foundation.
Jul 17, 2014 - 1:05 AM
Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile is sized to fit the internal bays of the JSF, but can be carried externally on most fighter types.