Archive for May 12th, 2010

Airbus hopes to discuss A400M with South Africa after World Cup

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Airbus group CEO Tom Enders says he hopes South Africa would return to the discussion table over the A400M after the World Cup has ended. read more »

Business council says Taiwan needs new F-16s now

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The US-Taiwan Business Council has issued a report urging Washington to sell new F-16C/Ds to Taiwan now.

Germany looks at Patriot as alternative to MEADS

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Germany has been briefed by Raytheon on the possibility of using the Patriot as an alternative to the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS). read more »

M-346 and T-50 square off in Israel

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The M-346 and T50 will face each other again as both jet trainers are expected to compete for a contract the Israeli Air Force’s A-4 trainers.

C-17 workers go on strike

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Workers producing the Boeing C-17 airlifter have gone on strike at Boeing’s Long Beach plant in California. read more »