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The long-running saga of re-engining the venerable B-52 bomber has now become reality with the award of a major new engine contract to Rolls-Royce.
The biennial defense show in London was the first major international defense trade show to take place in Europe since the pandemic began.
Trials have proven the ability of the SkyGuardian to operate in controlled airspace as the UK gears up to begin operations with the Protector RG.Mk 1.
Two F-117s have deployed to Fresno to train with the California ANG, affording the public its first view of the aircraft since its 2008 "retirement".
The U.S. Air Force is gearing up to buy another fleet of tankers, which could pitch the A330 MRTT into battle again with the Boeing KC-46.
The additional fighters will allow the Hellenic Air Force to restore the number of aircraft within the Tanagra fighter wing to full level.
The direct commercial sale of C-130Js had previously gone unreported, but has been made public during a visit to Marietta by Indonesia’s air chief.
The Airbus medium transport will replace the Indian Air Force’s aging fleet of HAL-built British Aerospace HS 748s.
The UH-72B incorporates all the technologies in the latest H145.
The order for the tactical/strategic-capable heavylifter follows on from the delivery of the smaller C295.