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Airbus's Auto’Mate technology successfully guided a series of drones to a pre-contact refueling position behind a tanker.
Despite the setbacks imposed by the tragic earthquakes that hit Turkey in February, TAI lifted the veil on the country’s fifth-generation fighter program.
The Anglo-French company’s orderbook has also been swelled by major sales in the UAE and Poland.
A dozen FA-50GFs are being delivered ahead of the full-spec FA-50PL to provide a replacement for Poland’s MiG-29s.
Merlin Simulation is debuting its Blackhawk Compact Trainer.
The F4 standard Rafale represents a major improvement in terms of communications, sensors and weapons capability.
General Atomics' MQ-9B drones will help the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command develop a beyond-the-horizon power projection capability.
Australian helicopter operator Toll Helicopters has ordered two new AW139 intermediate twin helicopters from Leonardo.
The engine-maker is expecting to deliver more than 600 F130 turbofans to re-engine the USAF’s entire B-52H fleet.
Austria is replacing its Alouette fleet with new Leonardo AW169Ms.