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September 14, 2020, 4:32 AM

Greece to Buy Rafale Fighter in Defense Spending Spree

Greece's announcement that it will acquire a squadron of Rafales coincides with a period of increasing tensions with its neighbor Turkey.

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Xian H-6K
Sep 21, 2020 - 12:25 PM
China has mounted a series of large-scale aerial exercises over the Bashi Channel in response to the visit to Taiwan of a U.S. delegation.
Super Tucano Philippines
Sep 21, 2020 - 12:19 PM
Embraer’s light attack turboprop is expected to join OV-10 Broncos operating in the close support/counter insurgency role.
Typhoon ECRS Mk 2
Sep 14, 2020 - 7:05 AM
Following Germany and Spain’s announcement of their AESA radar roadmap for the Typhoon fighter, the UK has revealed its own E-Scan plans.
Dassault Rafale
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:32 AM
Greece's announcement that it will acquire a squadron of Rafales coincides with a period of increasing tensions with its neighbor Turkey.
Gripen C
Sep 10, 2020 - 5:17 AM
Sweden and Saab are pitching new-build Gripen C/Ds as the answer to Croatia’s long-running search for a new fighter.
C-130T Philippines (Photo: Chen Chuanren)
Sep 9, 2020 - 12:33 PM
The ability to respond rapidly to both external and internal threats is driving a program to renew the Philippines air force’s transport fleet.
TH-73A
Sep 8, 2020 - 11:21 AM
FlightSafety International has been awarded a contract to support of the U.S. Navy’s advanced helicopter training system.
Airbus UH-72B
Sep 2, 2020 - 2:42 PM
The updated helicopter replaces the tailrotor on the UH-72A Lakota with a Fenestron.
MH-47G Block II
Sep 2, 2020 - 4:37 AM
The latest special forces version of the Chinook is lighter and better-performing than its predecessor.
Mi-171 Sh-VN Storm
Aug 27, 2020 - 6:40 AM
Russian Helicopters is displaying an impressive range of its military products at the Army 2020 International Military-Technical Forum.