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August 15, 2018, 2:33 PM

President Trump Signs Off on Blocking Turkey’s F-35s

The latest U.S. defense acquisition bill is now law, and temporarily bars the delivery of F-35s to Turkey as part of a deepening row with Ankara

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Aug 7, 2018 - 12:25 PM
For the last decade Lockheed Martin has been upgrading C-5 Galaxies to the re-engined C-5M Super Galaxy configuration
Aug 6, 2018 - 11:58 AM
The Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) and Rosaviatsiya have collected the flight recorders and are analyzing the data.
Aug 6, 2018 - 2:23 AM
The Royal Malaysian Air Force is facing a fighter shortage as its Su-30MKM 'Flankers' require a 10-year check
Aug 3, 2018 - 4:13 AM
General Atomics is preparing its design for the EMD phase of the U.S. Navy's MQ-25 unmanned tanker requirement
RQ-7B
Aug 2, 2018 - 3:46 AM
After a decade of often intensive operations with the Marines the RQ-7B Shadow has been retired in favor of the RQ-21A Blackjack
BAT-120
Aug 1, 2018 - 2:27 AM
Thales has adapted an older weapon with laser guidance to create a low-collateral damage munition ideal for the urban environment.
H135
Jul 31, 2018 - 12:18 PM
Airbus Helicopters has outlined its plans to build the H135 in the U.S. if it is selected to answer the Navy's training helicopter requirement
Rafale
Jul 31, 2018 - 11:52 AM
The contract to buy 36 Rafales has become an election issue in India, where its pricing and offset deal have come under scrutiny
E-3D Sentry AEW&C aircraft in flight
Jul 26, 2018 - 7:04 AM
British air arm must choose between upgrading the E-3D Sentry or buying a new aircraft—possibly the Boeing Wedgetail.
Q400 MMA on ramp
Jul 26, 2018 - 6:52 AM
The Texas-based systems integrator is promoting the twin-turboprop as a cost-effective solution.