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The Textron business unit, best known for its contract aggressor work, will support flight test activities at the F-35 final assembly plant.
The missionized agricultural Sky Warden will be used in support of U.S. special forces in areas such as Africa.
Sikorsky's competitive prototype for the Army's FARA program is 90 percent complete.
The new fighters are required urgently to complete the replacement of the air force’s Soviet-era hardware.
The two A330s will be converted into tanker/transports to restore a capability lost with the retirement of the Boeing KC-137 in 2013.
Airbus has engineered a fully roll-on, roll-off solution that can turn any A400M into a firefighter without modification.
India is looking for a multi-role fighter to equip the air wing of its new indigenously designed aircraft carrier.
Trials of MBDA's Dragonfire laser weapon have started successfully.
The XA100 is the world’s first flight-weight, three-stream, adaptive cycle engine to run, and could power F-35s by the end of the 2020s.
Inzpire delivers tactical multi-domain operational training from a ruggedized case containing all the necessary materials.