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November 18, 2018, 6:33 AM

Latest Standard Rafale Gains Clearance; First Indian Aircraft Flies

The latest F3-R standard of the Dassault Rafale with Meteor missile, Talios pod, and other enhancements has received clearance from the DGA.

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Rafale in flight
Nov 18, 2018 - 6:33 AM
The latest F3-R standard of the Dassault Rafale with Meteor missile, Talios pod, and other enhancements has received clearance from the DGA.
MQ-9
Nov 17, 2018 - 5:42 AM
Following a competition with the IAI Heron TP, GA-ASI's Reaper has been chosen by Australia to answer its armed RPAS needs.
WC-130
Nov 14, 2018 - 12:47 PM
The board concludes that the fatal crash of a Puerto Rican ANG WC-130H was the result of a failure to sufficiently respond to an engine failure.
MRTT on takeoff
Nov 14, 2018 - 5:30 AM
South Korea has received the first of four A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports, which will now undergo acceptance testing in country.
FTC-2000G in flight
Nov 13, 2018 - 10:03 AM
China’s developmental FTC-2000G fighter made its show debut in Zhuhai in October, appearing in PLAAF colors.
Z-10ME
Nov 13, 2018 - 9:25 AM
The enhanced Z-10ME with anti-submarine and special forces capabilities was showcased at Airshow China in Zhuhai in October.
Dassault Next Generation Fighter
Nov 12, 2018 - 4:35 PM
The next generation Franco-German fighter development has received a boost following a commitment of funding from Belgium.
Nov 9, 2018 - 3:48 AM
A number of new and eye-catching UAV designs from China's burgeoning UAV industry were unveiled at the Zhuhai show
Nov 9, 2018 - 3:15 AM
Among the new systems that were unveiled at the Zhuhai show is a J-10B demonstrator equipped with a thrust-vectoring nozzle
Nov 7, 2018 - 6:05 AM
Russia is maintaining influence in eastern Europe by hampeing efforts by some nations to gain MRO business, while promoting Serbia's credentials