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February 22, 2017, 7:28 AM

Airbus Pleads for Relief as A400M Losses Mount

Company wants the European launch nations to reduce the penalties they are extracting for late deliveries and performance shortfalls.

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Jun 27, 2014 - 8:10 AM
Still awaiting deliveries from the U.S., Iraq buys second-hand fighters from Russia, which are scheduled to arrive in a few days.
Jun 27, 2014 - 7:15 AM
The U.S. Air Force could eventually acquire 112 combat rescue helicopters based on the UH-60M Black Hawk in a deal worth $7.9 billion, said Sikorsky.
Boeing Reconfigurable Airborne Multi-Intelligence System (Ramis)
Jun 25, 2014 - 11:12 PM
Ramis combines imagery intelligence, electronic intelligence, signals intelligence and communications intelligence.
F-35A
Jun 23, 2014 - 8:14 PM
The pilot of the Joint Strike Fighter conventional takeoff and landing variant aborted the takeoff “due to a fire in the back end of the aircraft.”
Jun 19, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Previous EC725s for the nation's armed services were only partially assembled in Brazil.
Jun 19, 2014 - 9:55 AM
The Eurosatory defense show in Paris was the site of several important defense announcements.
U.S. Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout
Jun 18, 2014 - 10:19 AM
The multi-mode radar will increase situational awareness and threat warning in a high-traffic littoral environment, according to the company.
Jun 16, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The vertical landing restrictions that are emerging cast doubt on an important part of the operational utility of the F-35B.
damaged T-50 prototype
Jun 16, 2014 - 7:39 AM
A fire above the right air intake was promptly extinguished after the airplane had landed, according to Sukhoi.
MiG-21
Jun 12, 2014 - 4:15 PM
Aerostar of Romania is about to complete a contract to overhaul, re-life and upgrade eight Mozambique MiG-21s at its Bacau base.