Archive for January 14th, 2018

Il-78M-90A tanker trials to finish by end of year or early 2019

Posted in Industry on January 14th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Ilyushin Bureau’s Chief Designer Nikolai Talikov said in an interview with TASS that his firm will complete testing of the new modernized Il-78M-90A aerial refueling tanker by end of this year or early next year.


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Airbus ordered to pay $126 million to Taiwan

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 14th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Airbus acknowledged on Jan. 13 that its subsidiary Matra Défense S.A.S. has been ordered to pay an arbitral award of $126 million to Taiwan for breach of contract in the supply of missiles to the island.

ROCAF Mirage 2000-5EI Pilot Opened Canopy and Waveing Hand on Runway 20120602
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
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