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May 13, 2020, 11:54 AM

First Ospreys for Japan Arrive In-country

Japan is the first, and to date only, overseas customer for the Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotor.

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T-45 Goshawk
May 19, 2020 - 9:12 AM
Intended to replace the T-45 Goshawk, the new trainer is not required to launch from, or recover to aircraft carriers.
F-15E SLAM ER
May 15, 2020 - 12:38 PM
The $3.1 billion award to Boeing covers the Harpoon anti-ship weapon and the SLAM ER long-range cruise missile for air-to-ground use.
Osprey Japan
May 13, 2020 - 11:54 AM
Japan is the first, and to date only, overseas customer for the Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotor.
Saab tower control center
May 11, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Swedish remote tower venture continues to grow its business, and is making its first forays into military ATC with the UK's RAF.
Saab SK 60
May 8, 2020 - 5:22 AM
After several delays, the Swedish government has initiated the process to replace the 57-year old Saab SK 60 in the training role.
AS 365N Dauphin
May 7, 2020 - 5:35 AM
AS 365s and H160s helicopters are being leased to cover a gap between the retirement of the Aérospatiale Alouette III and the arrival of the H160M.
M-346FA
May 6, 2020 - 9:57 AM
The adoption of advanced podded targeting and reconnaissance systems significantly enhances the M-346FA’s combat potential.
Saab GlobalEye
Apr 29, 2020 - 9:44 AM
Saab has delivered the first of three GlobalEye swing-role surveillance systems to the United Arab Emirates on schedule.
KC-390
Apr 26, 2020 - 5:51 AM
Despite the ending of the Boeing-Embraer JV to oversee development and marketing of the tanker-transport, the original marketing agreement remains.
Saab AESA radar
Apr 24, 2020 - 11:08 AM
The new radar is available as an upgrade for Gripen fighters, and can also be tailored to other types and for other missions.