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May 13, 2020, 11:54 AM

First Ospreys for Japan Arrive In-country

Japan is the first, and to date only, overseas customer for the Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotor.

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F-35 Alaska
Apr 23, 2020 - 4:55 AM
The 354th Fighter Wing has become the first wing in Pacific Air Forces to receive the Lockheed Martin F-35A.
EA-18G Growler
Apr 22, 2020 - 6:59 AM
The Luftwaffe is set to receive a split buy of Typhoons, Super Hornets, and Growlers to replace its remaining Tornado aircraft.
Apr 17, 2020 - 9:46 AM
The Air Force tested its rescue helicopter in extreme temperature regimes.
F-15QA Qatar
Apr 15, 2020 - 6:43 AM
The F-15QA is the most advanced version of the long-serving Eagle to date, and paves the way for new aircraft for the U.S. Air Force.
A400M Luxembourg
Apr 14, 2020 - 7:51 AM
Luxembourg’s sole A400M is due to be handed over next year for service with a binational unit based in Brussels, Belgium.
MQ-25A Stingray
Apr 7, 2020 - 6:37 AM
With three more MQ-25As being ordered, Boeing now has seven of the unmanned carrierborne tankers on contract.
KC-46A
Apr 6, 2020 - 6:22 AM
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.
CH-47 Chinook
Apr 3, 2020 - 5:04 AM
Boeing suspends operations at its military rotorcraft assembly plant in Ridley Township, Pa. outside Philadelphia.
Mar 27, 2020 - 11:33 AM
DOJ approval is contingent upon sales of Raytheon’s military airborne radios business, as well as UTC’s GPS and optical systems businesses.
KAI T-50A
Mar 26, 2020 - 1:09 PM
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.