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  • US aerospace sales to grow in 2015

    News | 17 Dec 2014 22:23 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    The US Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) estimates that the country's aerospace industry sales will grow by 5.3% in 2015, but is not backing down on a call on the US government to boost defense spending.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-aerospace-sales-to-grow-in-2015-407234/
  • Australia, Japan tapped to maintain Asia-Pacific F-35s

    News | 17 Dec 2014 21:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Defense Department has chosen Australia and Japan to shoulder heavy airframe and engine maintenance for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II in the Asia-Pacific region beginning in 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-Japan-tapped-to-maintain-Asia-Pacific-F-35s-407232/
  • NASA launches study for Skunk Works SR-72 concept

    News | 17 Dec 2014 16:52 | Dan Parsons

    ​NASA has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to study the feasibility of building a hypersonic propulsion system for a concept intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft dubbed the SR-72 using existing turbine engine technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-launches-study-for-Skunk-Works-SR-72-concept-407222/
  • Seoul finalises $657 million Global Hawk purchase

    News | 17 Dec 2014 13:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract worth more than $657 million to provide South Korea with a surveillance fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Seoul-finalises-657-million-Global-Hawk-purchase-407211/
  • South Korea picks Heron 1 for UAS requirement

    News | 17 Dec 2014 11:11 | Arie Egozi

    ​South Korea is to purchase an undisclosed number of Israel Aerospace Industries Heron 1 unmanned air systems, following a decision taken by the nation's Defense Acquisition Program Administration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Korea-picks-Heron-1-for-UAS-requirement-407205/
  • Boeing sitting on eight unsold C-17s, with more orders pending

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:58 | Dan Parsons

    ​Boeing has slowly but surely sold off the C-17 Globemasters that will be produced before it closes down the production line next summer, but it will likely end the year with eight white tails on its hands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-sitting-on-eight-unsold-C-17s-with-more-orders-pending-407176/
  • Marines fly radio-equipped Raytheon MALD-J decoy

    News | 16 Dec 2014 17:51 | Dan Parsons

    The US Marine Corps has completed the first flight test of the Raytheon miniature air-launched decoy jammer (MALD-J) equipped with a radio datalink, which expands the operator’s situational awareness and allows for in-flight targeting adjustments.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marines-fly-radio-equipped-Raytheon-MALD-J-decoy-406914/
  • Dutch F-35 orders ready to take off

    News | 16 Dec 2014 17:03 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Netherlands’ defence ministry has announced plans to order a first batch of eight operational Lockheed Martin F-35s, with the type to be delivered from 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-F-35-orders-ready-to-take-off-407165/
  • Typhoon tries Brimstone 2 missiles for size

    News | 16 Dec 2014 13:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​BAE Systems has for the first time installed MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missiles beneath the wing of a Eurofighter, providing a glimpse of the Typhoon’s future multi-role fit for the UK Royal Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Typhoon-tries-Brimstone-2-missiles-for-size-407154/
  • Berlin signs for A400M support as first delivery looms

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:42 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Germany has signed a pair of contracts to support its operation of the A400M tactical transport until December 2018, just days before its air force is expected to receive its first example from Airbus Defence & Space.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Berlin-signs-for-A400M-support-as-first-delivery-looms-407150/
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