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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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F-35A Turkey
Jul 22, 2020 - 3:42 AM
The Pentagon has issued a contract to Lockheed Martin to deliver new-production F-35As to the U.S. Air Force instead of Turkey.
RAF Puma Covid
Jul 21, 2020 - 11:16 AM
The UK’s defense industry has adopted new practices to tackle Covid challenges, while also continuing to deliver on key programs.
Typhoon Austria
Jul 21, 2020 - 8:44 AM
In its ongoing search for an F-5 replacement the Indonesian air force has shown interest in the Austrian Typhoons, whose future is far from certain.
Typhoon Captor-E
Jul 21, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Deliveries of Typhoons with electronically-scanned array radars are approaching, but new development paths are emerging among the original partners.
Stratasys 3D printer
Jul 21, 2020 - 5:16 AM
BAE Systems is one of a number of companies embracing additive manufacturing as a means of streamlining production and reducing costs and lead times.
Tempest
Jul 20, 2020 - 1:11 PM
With a rapidly-growing demand for a digitally competent workforce, the UK is launching a digital learning and information portal.
Jul 20, 2020 - 12:23 PM
More UK companies have joined the industrial effort to develop a sixth-generation fighter, while Saab is growing its participation in the project.
T-7A Red Hawk
Jul 20, 2020 - 6:00 AM
Boeing is making considerable strides in flight-testing of the T-7A advanced trainer and is on track to meet the program schedule.
CAE Medallion MR e-Series Qatar
Jul 20, 2020 - 4:00 AM
Qatar’s Typhoon pilots will train in simulators equipped with CAE’s highly realistic vision system under a contract managed by BAE Systems.
HMS Queen Elizabeth
Jul 18, 2020 - 8:15 AM
HMS Queen Elizabeth has begun operational training of both the ship’s company and aircrew in the build-up to the first operational cruise.