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September 17, 2019, 3:30 AM

T-X Becomes T-7A Red Hawk

The winning Boeing T-X design is named in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen and the U.S. Air Force’s first African American fighter squadron

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Sep 4, 2019 - 10:57 AM
RAC MiG continues to develop the MiG-29 airframe with an eye on further export orders, notably from India for both the air force and navy
Leonardo MAIR
Sep 3, 2019 - 5:56 AM
MAIR provides a spherical warning coverage around the carrier platform and also provides an imaging capability.
Sep 3, 2019 - 4:56 AM
The forthcoming acquisition of Aeronautics Ltd brings with it a portfolio of unmanned air platforms, including aerostats
Aug 31, 2019 - 5:23 AM
Airbus is no longer progressing with its bid to supply Canada with Typhoon fighters, citing concerns over security issues and ITB commirtments
Aug 30, 2019 - 5:13 AM
New equipment and new capabilities—including an air-to-air capability—can breathe new life into a combat classic
Aug 30, 2019 - 4:30 AM
Upgrading the current Tiger fleet could save Australia AUD3 billion compared with buying new attack helicopters
Mirage
Aug 29, 2019 - 11:52 AM
ATAC has flown its first Mirage F1 after return-to-flight overhaul, while Top Aces has surpassed 80,000 hours of contracted air services.
Putin at MAKS 2019
Aug 29, 2019 - 9:37 AM
Turkey’s president was in Moscow to view Russian fighters that could be acquired in place of the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Gripen E in flight
Aug 27, 2019 - 4:33 AM
The aircraft is the first production Gripen E and the first to fly with the wide-area display
Aug 23, 2019 - 4:18 AM
The Czechs have selected the UH-1Y and AH-1Z in preference to the Sikorsky UH-60M as the country increases its defense spending