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  • Airbus beats Boeing in South Korean tanker competition


    Airbus Defence & Space this week added South Korea to its growing list of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) operators after the nation downselected the tanker type over Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus and Israel Aerospace Industries’ 767-based design.


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  • Airbus beats Boeing in South Korean tanker competition


    Airbus Defence & Space this week added South Korea to its growing list of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT)...


  • New report pokes holes in USAF’s argument for retiring the A-10


    The US Government Accountability Office has raised doubts about an air force claim that retiring the A-10C Warthog...


  • Bombers or boomers? DoD faces a nuclear spending dilemma


    The greatest threat to the US long-range strike bomber (LRS-B) programme could be a submarine, with a new report...


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  • Airbus beats Boeing in South Korean tanker competition

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:46 | James Drew

    Airbus Defence & Space this week added South Korea to its growing list of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) operators after the nation downselected the tanker type over Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus and Israel Aerospace Industries’ 767-based design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-beats-Boeing-in-South-Korean-tanker-competition-414161/
  • New report pokes holes in USAF’s argument for retiring the A-10

    News | 26 Jun 2015 18:04 | James Drew

    The US Government Accountability Office has raised doubts about an air force claim that retiring the A-10C Warthog would save the government $4.2 billion over five years, and says capability gaps will emerge without close-in attack aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-report-pokes-holes-in-USAFs-argument-for-retiring-the-A-10-414091/
  • Bombers or boomers? DoD faces a nuclear spending dilemma

    News | 25 Jun 2015 23:01 | James Drew

    The greatest threat to the US long-range strike bomber (LRS-B) programme could be a submarine, with a new report showing that modernisation of the sea-based leg of the USA’s nuclear triad dwarfs planned spending on airborne assetshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombers-or-boomers-DoD-faces-a-nuclear-spending-dilemma-414053/
  • Report: US military needs to rethink its precision strike portfolio

    News | 24 Jun 2015 17:13 | James Drew

    ​The US military is overly invested in short-range direct attack bombs and not enough in long-range, stealthy smart weapons and aircraft, and this must change if it ever expects to challenge the air defences of nations like China, Russia, Iran or North Korea.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Report-US-military-needs-to-rethink-its-precision-strike-portfolio-414002/
  • F-35B demonstrates short take-off capability

    News | 24 Jun 2015 11:19 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK and USA have carried out the first short take-off test of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II during a ground-based test at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, USA on 19 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-demonstrates-short-take-off-capability-413986/
  • US report calls for dual-capable F-35C and tactical nukes

    News | 22 Jun 2015 17:59 | James Drew

    ​A US think tank has proposed installing nuclear weapons on the C-model Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for deployment aboard aircraft carriers as a hedge against Russia and China.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-report-calls-for-dual-capable-F-35C-and-tactical-nukes-413936/