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  • Australia formally requests extra C-17s


    Australia has formally requested “up to four” more Boeing C-17A Globemaster III airlifters from the US government, a notification by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) posted on 12 November shows.


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  • Firms scramble to dethrone Lockheed in international F-16 market


    When South Korea in early November dumped BAE Systems as the prime contractor in charge of upgrading its fleet of...


  • US Marines in market for Reaper-sized UAS


    The US Marine Corps, which has largely relied on small tactical and hand-launched unmanned air systems, announced...


  • BAE suing South Korea in wake of canceled F-16 upgrade deal


    ​BAE Systems claims South Korea’s military hardware purchasing authority is shaking the company down for $43 million...


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  • Firms scramble to dethrone Lockheed in international F-16 market

    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:24 | Dan Parsons

    When South Korea in early November dumped BAE Systems as the prime contractor in charge of upgrading its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16, it sent a message that companies other than the original equipment manufacturers would be fighting an uphill battle to access the global Fighting Falcon market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Firms-scramble-to-dethrone-Lockheed-in-international-F-16-market-406328/
  • US Marines in market for Reaper-sized UAS

    News | 14 Nov 2014 17:25 | Dan Parsons

    The US Marine Corps, which has largely relied on small tactical and hand-launched unmanned air systems, announced recently it is in the market for a larger, long-endurance type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Marines-in-market-for-Reaper-sized-UAS-406099/
  • BAE suing South Korea in wake of canceled F-16 upgrade deal

    News | 13 Nov 2014 20:39 | Dan Parsons

    ​BAE Systems claims South Korea’s military hardware purchasing authority is shaking the company down for $43 million following a canceled deal to upgrade the nation’s fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters and has filed suit in US district court to avoid payment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BAE-suing-South-Korea-in-wake-of-canceled-F-16-upgrade-deal-406054/
  • Australia formally requests extra C-17s

    News | 13 Nov 2014 01:22 | Andrew McLaughlin

    Australia has formally requested “up to four” more Boeing C-17A Globemaster III airlifters from the US government, a notification by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) posted on 12 November shows.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-formally-requests-extra-C-17s-405997/
  • Iran claims success with reverse-engineered stealth UAV

    News | 10 Nov 2014 14:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Iran has conducted what is understood to be the maiden flight of its reverse-engineered Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned air vehicle, state-led news reports have revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iran-claims-success-with-reverse-engineered-stealth-UAV-405846/
  • Russian delivers final US-bought transport helicopter to Afghan army

    News | 31 Oct 2014 19:42 | Dan Parsons

    ​Russia has delivered the last of 63 Mi-17 transport helicopter purchased by the US Defense Department on behalf of the Afghan National Army.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-delivers-final-US-bought-transport-helicopter-to-Afghan-army-405511/