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August 11, 2020, 10:05 AM

Rwanda To Receive Special-mission Cessna Caravans

The sale of two Cessna Grand Caravan EXs to the Rwanda Defense Force is made possible through U.S. government grant aid funding.

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U.S. Air Force Bell UH-1N
Aug 13, 2020 - 11:23 AM
A single bullet struck the helicopter, damaging it and causing minor injuries to a crew member.
EA-18G Next Generation Jammer
Aug 12, 2020 - 11:25 AM
The U.S. Navy’s electronic attack capabilities are receiving a major boost with the adoption of the NGJ to replace the 50-year-old ALQ-99.
KM-SAM missile
Aug 12, 2020 - 3:54 AM
Better theater situational awareness, expanded missile defenses, armed UAVs and a light aircraft carrier are on Seoul’s shopping list.
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX
Aug 11, 2020 - 10:05 AM
The sale of two Cessna Grand Caravan EXs to the Rwanda Defense Force is made possible through U.S. government grant aid funding.
B-52H AGM-183 ARRW hypersonic weapon
Aug 10, 2020 - 6:51 AM
The Lockheed Martin AGM-183A "Arrow" hypersonic missile could be fielded as early as 2022 if development proceeds successfully.
King Air 350 ALSR
Aug 8, 2020 - 7:13 AM
The Armée de l’Air is expected to receive eight special-mission King Air 350s for a range of reconnaissance duties.
F-16 APG-83
Aug 7, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The U.S. Air Force plans to equip around 350 of its F-16s with SABR radar to see them through into the 2040s.
Aug 4, 2020 - 12:18 PM
Airo Group is consolidating a number of aerospace and defense companies in a bid to develop a new publicly traded company.
CF-18 Hornet
Aug 3, 2020 - 5:02 AM
The long-running saga of what will be Canada’s next fighter could be decided in 2022 following the submission of bids from the three competitors.
F-15 Japan Super Interceptor
Jul 31, 2020 - 10:35 AM
After the 2019 announcement of Japan’s decision to upgrade half of its Eagles, the program has advanced with the signing of the first agreement.