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Tupolev has engineered a major modernization of the Tu-22M3 strategic bomber, the first trials example of which has been unviled at the KAPO works
Having flown the "legacy" Hornet since 1986, the U.S. Navy's elite Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron is going to convert to the Super Hornet
The latest U.S. defense acquisition bill is now law, and temporarily bars the delivery of F-35s to Turkey as part of a deepening row with Ankara
India has acquired the P-8 Poseidon as a replacement for its Tupolev Tu-142 "bears'. Desires for a follow-on purchase are now under threat
Aero has flown the first of three two-seat L-159T2s it is building for the Czech Air Force, which is also upgrading five more to the same standard
In the light of increased tensions in the Baltic over Russia's stance, Sweden is bolstering its defenses, becoming the 16th Patriot customer in the process
Contract covers C-20 (GIII) and C-37 (GV/G550) fleets operated by the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Coast Guard.
Sikorsky's compound SB-1 helicopter prototype gains FAA registration numbers
Boeing has started building the most advanced version of the F-15 Eagle yet as it commences production of the F-15QA for Qatar
Russia's only carrier is back in the yard for a major refit that will align its capabilities with that of its primary fighter, the MiG-29K