Archive for November 11th, 2017

KAI says LM wants price cuts; talks with Argentina, Botswana at an “advanced stage”

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At a press briefing on Nov. 10, KAI President and CEO Kim Jo-won told reporters that talks with Argentina and Botswana over the T-50 are at an “advanced stage” and “good results” are expected later this year or early next year.

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By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces (2014.10.8 공군 FA-50 Republic of Korea Air Force) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Tejas has only 59 minutes of endurance

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A presentation by the Indian Air Force to the government has revealed some deficiencies of the Tejas fighter against the F-16 and Gripen.


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1st Air Cavalry Brigade deploys AH-64Es to Germany

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The newest variant of the Apache – the E model – is now deployed at Illesheim Army Airbase, Germany.

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Photo: U.S. Army
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Airbus Helicopters completes first firing campaign with HForce-equipped H145M

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Airbus Helicopters says it has completed the first test-firing of the HForce weapon system on a H145M at Pápa Airbase in Hungary.


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GMD now has 44 interceptors

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The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system now has 44 interceptors deployed at two sites on continental United States.

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By MDA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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