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March 21, 2019, 6:34 AM

Boeing Awarded Multi-Year Super Hornet Deal; Navy Seeks More F-5s

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.

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Su-25SM3
Mar 22, 2019 - 2:20 PM
Following a shootdown in early 2018, the venerable "Frogfoot" was withdrawn from action, but now a better-protected version is back.
F-15SA
Mar 22, 2019 - 7:43 AM
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.
Mar 21, 2019 - 12:52 PM
MBDA is developing the Brimstone missile further, with an eye on deployment on the UK's Apache helicopter and Protector armed UAV
Mar 21, 2019 - 6:34 AM
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.
Shavit
Mar 19, 2019 - 5:55 AM
Australia is boosting its electronic support capability through the acquisition of four Gulfstream G550s outfitted for electronic reconnaissance.
Su-35
Mar 18, 2019 - 1:39 PM
Having recently ordered Dassault Rafales and MiG-29Ms, Egypt has now added the Sukhoi Su-35 to its shopping list.
Global 6000
Mar 16, 2019 - 6:59 AM
The first two Bombardier Global 6000s have arrived in Turkey for outfitting with Aselsan's stand-off jammer suite.
AC-130J
Mar 14, 2019 - 6:29 PM
AFSOC has taken delivery of its first Block 30 AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, which will replace the last of the first-generation Hercules gunships .
Hawk Mk 208
Mar 13, 2019 - 7:56 AM
Malaysia's air force is looking to overhaul its fleet, while adding new technology as and when funding allows.
Mar 12, 2019 - 2:23 PM
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