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Airbus Helicopters is providing four additional H145 twins as part of an expansion of the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS).
Based in southern India, No. 222 Squadron now operates the Su-30MKI with the BrahMos supersonic surface attack weapon.
The CMV-22B is a longer-ranged version of the Osprey tiltrotor for carrier delivery duties.
At around twice the size of earlier Falco platforms, the Xplorer is a high-end tactical ISR system with all its major elements created in-house.
Dynetics performed the first free flight test of its X-61A Gremlins air-launched, air-recoverable UAS in November 2019.
Russia’s naval aviation is looking at the cheap-to-acquire Tu-204 and Tu-214 to supplant its elderly Tu-142s and Il-38s on maritime patrol duties.
The delayed naval version of the Light Combat Aircraft has undertaken its first carrier trials.
The French government has ordered the first two Falcon-based platforms to replace aging Transall Gabriels in the Sigint-gathering role.
Leonardo selected to provide up to 130 training helicopters to U.S. Navy in a deal potentially worth $650 million.
Over the course of January and February the Finnish air force is evaluating the five contenders for its Hornet replacement program.