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BREAKING: MH17 shot down by Russian troops’ missile, JIT says
Defense
BREAKING: MH17 shot down by Russian troops’ missile, JIT says

International Criminal Investigation Team (JIT) believes that the missile that downed the flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlines above Ukraine in 2014 was provided by a Russian military unit. The conclusions were presented by a team of investigators from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, t...

Defense
Algerian military transporter crashes, 257 dead

A Ilyushin IL-76 transport plane belonging to Algerian air force has crashed on April 11, 2018 at Boufarik military airp...

Defense
German Tornados cannot participate in NATO missions

The German newspaper Der Spiegel accessed a report from the Ministry of Defense stating that the 93 Panavia Tornados cur...

BREAKING: MH17 shot down by Russian troops’ missile, JIT says
Defense
BREAKING: MH17 shot down by Russian troops’ missile, JIT says

International Criminal Investigation Team (JIT) believes that the missile that downed the flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlin...

V-280 Valor takes off on 1st horizontal flight
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V-280 Valor takes off on 1st horizontal flight

Bell V-280 Valor entered a new phase of development. On May 11, 2018, the hybrid aircraft has tilted its rotors horizont...

Argentinian president approves lagging Super Etendard acquisition
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Argentinian president approves lagging Super Etendard acquisition

The President of Argentina, Maurici Macri ,has given his go-ahead for the purchase of five Super Etendard from the Frenc...

ILA Berlin Airshow: German-Franco defense tie-up takes spotlight
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ILA Berlin Airshow: German-Franco defense tie-up takes spotlight

On April 25 – 29, 2018, Berlin welcomed nearly 200,000 people to the annual Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace...

KC-390 delivery schedule unchanged despite runway incident
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KC-390 delivery schedule unchanged despite runway incident

Brazilian plane maker Embraer confirmed on May 10, 2018, that the schedule for the KC-390 remains unchanged and deliveri...

Opinion: Will new drone export policy hurt purchaser countries?
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Opinion: Will new drone export policy hurt purchaser countries?

One almost wonders if the push to export unmanned aerial vehicles could be a secret plot to preserve the Pentagon’...

Lockheed Martin resumes F-35 deliveries
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Lockheed Martin resumes F-35 deliveries

The deliveries of the F-35 to the U.S. Department of Defense by Lockheed Martin resumed, according to Reuters. Both...

U.S. Air Force C-130 crashes on retirement mission
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U.S. Air Force C-130 crashes on retirement mission

A C-130 military transport plane crashed on May 3, 2018, in Savannah, Georgia (U.S.) soon after takeoff. The plane was o...

Defense
German heavy helicopter competition reported

Representatives from Boeing and Sikorsky, two companies competing for a heavy transport helicopter contract awarded by t...

Defense
Boeing KC-46 Tanker gets FAA flight certification

Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program completed all required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight tests following a...

Defense
Opinion: the navy’s Incredible shrinking drone

From stealthy pilotless attack aircraft, to spy plane, to flying gas station....

Defense
Airbus and Dassault to collaborate for next-gen European fighter

Airbus and Dassault Aviation have decided to join forces for the development and production of Europe’s Future Com...

US Air Force F-16 crash during training
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US Air Force F-16 crash during training

An F-16C fighter of the United States Air Force crashed on April 25, 2018, at Lake Havasu City airport (HII), a small ci...

Defense
Italian F-35 production jeopardized by strikes

Italian trade unions announced that staff from the Cameri Air Base site -  where the Italian F-35s are assembled -...

Defense
Lockheed makes groundbreaking proposal to Japan

Lockheed Martin is the first company to answer the tender of the Japan air force for a new air superiority fighter. And...