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Following a shootdown in early 2018, the venerable "Frogfoot" was withdrawn from action, but now a better-protected version is back.
As the USAF requests new F-15s in the FY20 budget, the appearance of F-15SAs at Red Flag provides an idea of the kind of Eagles that the service might get.
MBDA is developing the Brimstone missile further, with an eye on deployment on the UK's Apache helicopter and Protector armed UAV
Boeing has secured a multi-year contract for the supply of the latest Block III Super Hornet, and the Navy has requested funds for more.
Australia is boosting its electronic support capability through the acquisition of four Gulfstream G550s outfitted for electronic reconnaissance.
Having recently ordered Dassault Rafales and MiG-29Ms, Egypt has now added the Sukhoi Su-35 to its shopping list.
The first two Bombardier Global 6000s have arrived in Turkey for outfitting with Aselsan's stand-off jammer suite.
AFSOC has taken delivery of its first Block 30 AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, which will replace the last of the first-generation Hercules gunships .
Malaysia's air force is looking to overhaul its fleet, while adding new technology as and when funding allows.
Russia aims to get its next-generation S-500 SAM into service this year, accelerating Turkish interest in acquiring the system despite U.S. objections