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With three more MQ-25As being ordered, Boeing now has seven of the unmanned carrierborne tankers on contract.
While production of the U.S. Air Force’s tanker is on hold due to Covid-19, engineers are working on a fix to refueling vision system issues.
Boeing suspends operations at its military rotorcraft assembly plant in Ridley Township, Pa. outside Philadelphia.
DOJ approval is contingent upon sales of Raytheon’s military airborne radios business, as well as UTC’s GPS and optical systems businesses.
The U.S. Air Force aims to trial an experiment with new training processes prior to the entry into service of the T-7A Red Hawk.
Acquired as a “capability gap-filler” to provide airpower between the F-111 and F-35, the F/A-18F has become a valuable and long-term asset for the RAAF.
The U.S. Army has selected Bell and Sikorsky to provide prototypes for its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.
The award of its SFFOC certificate means that VMFA-314 has completed its type transition phase and can independently work up to operational capability.
After a long delay, the Russian navy is now operating the Ka-31, the airborne early warning/surface search version of the Ka-27 shipborne ASW helicopter.
In an ongoing effort to relieve pressure on beleaguered hospitals, the Armée de l’Air has begun transporting patients to less-affected areas.