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Essential news and analysis on the defense aerospace business. Your trusted source for new and ongoing programs and requirements in military aircraft (manned and unmanned), engines, avionics, weapons and associated systems, including ground-based air defense.

Grob G 120TP
May 6, 2021 - 5:08 AM
The G 120TP has been selected for the first phase of a complete overhaul of Sweden’s military pilot training program.
Rafale Egypt
May 4, 2021 - 11:13 AM
The new deal will bring Rafale deliveries to Egypt from France to 54 aircraft, making it the most important export customer to date.
F-35B Queen Elizabeth
May 4, 2021 - 6:17 AM
An operational aircraft carrier capability is being restored to the Royal Navy after more than a decade with the deployment of the Queen Elizabeth.
Next-Generation Fighter
Apr 30, 2021 - 11:55 AM
The leading engine companies from France, Germany, and Spain have forged a framework for joint development of the engine for the Next-generation Fighter.
A330 MRTT Singapore
Apr 21, 2021 - 6:27 AM
The introduction of the Airbus tanker/transport has greatly enhanced the RSAF’s capabilities, notably in the fields of medevac and fighter deployment.
A400M refueling Caracal
Apr 19, 2021 - 12:51 PM
The latest test campaign has achieved most of the objectives required to clear the A400M to refuel helicopters in flight.
RQ-4B Japan
Apr 19, 2021 - 6:02 AM
Tokyo has ordered three examples of Northrop Grumman's high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicle, along with associated ground equipment.
Airbus Helicopters H225M
Apr 16, 2021 - 1:35 PM
Purchase of eight more Airbus H225Ms is part of French government's sitmulus plan to aid the aerospace industry.
C-130 Poland
Apr 15, 2021 - 9:33 AM
The second-hand Hercules airlifters will double the Polish air force’s tactical transport capacity.
Airbus VSR700
Apr 14, 2021 - 4:20 AM
Airbus is expanding the flight envelope of its VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV), recently achieving forward speeds of 60 knots.