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Jordan is in the process of rationalizing its air force by reducing the number of types on strength and removing redundant and aging aircraft.
Saab has achieved a significant milestone in the GlobalEye program for the UAE with the first flight of the second aircraft
Spain is expanding its rotary-wing force through deals to buy NH90s in both transport and maritime versions, and to upgrade its Chinooks
China's enigmatic J-20 stealthy fighter is now in limited PLAAF service as details regrading weapons and refueling capability are released
Leonardo has developed considerable expertise in the field of infrared search and track systems for fighters, which is now being extended to UAVs
The Sikorsky-Boeing team developing the Defiant tactical/utility transport compound helicopter demonstrator has unveiled the prototype
United Aircraft Corp[oration has completed the delivery of the 24 Sukhoi Su-25 "Flanker-E" fighters odered by China
The Eurofighter consortium is closing in on delivering Typhoons to Kuwait, which will be the first to sport E-scan radar and Sniper pods
Textron has developed a kit that rapidly turns its Aerosonde UAV into a vertical take-off and landing vehicle that can operate from small vessels
As the year draws to an end, Leonardo has achieved significant first flight milestones for two of its important defense programs