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The IFR-certificated version of the AW119Kx will replace the Bell TH-57 as the Navy’s undergraduate rotary-wing trainer.
In a ceremony yesterday at its U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia, Leonardo Helicopters delivered the first TH-73A training helicopter to the U.S. Navy.
Boeing OC-135Bs performed the Open Skies surveillance mission from 1993 until the U.S. withdrew from the treaty in 2020.
The MQ-25 Stingray is on course to be deployed as a tanker aboard the U.S. Navy’s carriers.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $464.8 million contract to a Bombardier subsidiary for the purchase and modification of six Global 6000s.
Brazil has opted to reduce its current order for 28 KC-390 tanker/transports, citing pandemic-related budgetary issues.
The selection of second-hand Rafales brings an end to a long-running search by Zagreb for a MiG-21 replacement.
The Turkish Aerospace T129 will bring a needed boost to the Philippine Air Force’s counter-insurgency capabilities.
Participation in Northern Edge in Alaska provided the combined F-15EX Eagle II test team with a chance to wring out the new fighter in a major exercise.
The training/adversary services provider is the first in the world to operate the fourth-generation F-16 on commercial services.