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February 11, 2020, 12:18 AM

Singapore F-35 Buy Moves Closer

The island state is buying four F-35B STOVL versions, with an option for eight more.

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VH-92A
Feb 21, 2020 - 4:46 AM
As the VH-92A test fleet works towards initial operational test and evaluation, Sikorsky has been contracted to build another six.
Collins Haltom City, Texas
Feb 20, 2020 - 4:42 PM
Collins Aerospace held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on its new landing gear facility in Fort Worth, as it expands its Pueblo and Spokane sites.
Thailand Gripen
Feb 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM
New trainers, transports, and a replacement for older Thai Air Force F-16s are to be purchased over the coming years, along with improved air defenses.
Dassault NGF
Feb 20, 2020 - 11:01 AM
The major Franco-German FCAS partners have been given the green light for technology demonstrations, but Spanish industry is not yet involved.
Be-200
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:38 PM
Beriev’s latest Be-200 is painted in Navy colors, but there is some doubt as to whether the type has been ordered by the defense ministry.
IAI Heron II
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:16 PM
Singapore’s air force chief, Major General Kelvin Khong, spoke to AIN about upcoming RSAF programs.
Feb 12, 2020 - 8:38 PM
Customers in tropical environments require different care to keep their aircraft flying, and Boeing is working to accommodate them.
AS330 Tanker
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:53 AM
The Republic of Singapore Air Force will work with Airbus to certify automatic refueling for the A330 MRTT.
RTAF U-1
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:53 AM
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Singapore Airshow 2020
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:41 AM
With several commercial aircraft absentees, it is military hardware that has provided the main spectacle for Singapore showgoers.