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March 21, 2019, 6:34 AM

Boeing Awarded Multi-Year Super Hornet Deal; Navy Seeks More F-5s

Boeing has secured a multi-year contract for the supply of the latest Block III Super Hornet, and the Navy has requested funds for more.

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MWF/LCA Mk2
Mar 11, 2019 - 6:28 AM
India's troubled Tejas Light Combat Aircraft program is advancing with an interim improved Mk1A, followed by a much more capable Mk2.
EA-6B
Mar 11, 2019 - 5:11 AM
With the conclusion of Marine Corps EA-6B operations, the career of the Prowler electronic warfare platform has come to an end.
Mar 8, 2019 - 4:42 AM
Working with AFRL, Kratos has flown a demonstrator of an expendable low-cost UCAV that can operate collaboratively with manned aircraft
Lynn Tilton
Mar 7, 2019 - 7:51 AM
MD Helicopters plans to submit a proposal for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.
Elbit Systems Common Helmet Mounted Display
Mar 7, 2019 - 7:05 AM
Elbit Systems of America will begin delivering its Common Helmet Mounted Display to the U.S. Army in 2020.
Mar 6, 2019 - 11:55 AM
Airbus Helicopters has selected the PW206B3 to power the EC135 twin it is proposing for the U.S. Navy's new training helicopter
MiG-29
Mar 6, 2019 - 11:05 AM
The Belarusian government has donated four more MiG-29s to Serbia as the Balkans air force continues its expansion.
CH-53K
Mar 2, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Spirit AeroSystems, a supplier to Airbus and Boeing, sees opportunity in helos, tiltrotors, particularly on defense side.
Su-27SM3
Mar 2, 2019 - 6:52 AM
The Komosomolsk-upon-Amur factory revealed that it has delivered the last of the baseline Su-27 "Flanker" family to the Russian forces.
F130
Mar 2, 2019 - 6:15 AM
The U.S. Air Force is planning on keeping its B-52 strategic bombers for at least another 30 years, and beyond the retirement of the B-1 and B-2.