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Dropping munitions from transport aircraft is being tested as part of the “arsenal plane” concept to deliver increased numbers of long-range weapons.
At a time of political tension with Russia, long-range U.S. bomber missions to Europe send a clear message to Moscow.
The A400M military airlifter has become the first aircraft in its class to be able to fly automatically at low level.
Tension is heightening in the Mediterranean as Moscow seeks to extend its influence in North Africa.
Intended to replace the T-45 Goshawk, the new trainer is not required to launch from, or recover to aircraft carriers.
The $3.1 billion award to Boeing covers the Harpoon anti-ship weapon and the SLAM ER long-range cruise missile for air-to-ground use.
Japan is the first, and to date only, overseas customer for the Bell Boeing V-22 tiltrotor.
Swedish remote tower venture continues to grow its business, and is making its first forays into military ATC with the UK's RAF.
After several delays, the Swedish government has initiated the process to replace the 57-year old Saab SK 60 in the training role.
AS 365s and H160s helicopters are being leased to cover a gap between the retirement of the Aérospatiale Alouette III and the arrival of the H160M.