The US manufacturer delivered the final five of 22 Apaches ordered by New Delhi in June, it says. The remaining five of 15 Chinooks ordered by the air force were delivered in March. Boeing now eyes requirements for nearly 200 fighters from the Indian air force and navy.
The potential F-35 deal is the second largest foreign military sale approved by Washington in history, behind a $29.4 billion sale of Boeing F-15SA fighters and associated weapons to Saudi Arabia in 2010.
Northrop Grumman says colour video footage should help pilots make sense of the battlefield faster.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Calspan Corporation a $14.1 million, four-year contract to retrofit up to four Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros jet trainers for artificial intelligence-controlled flight experiments.
Serbia has taken delivery of six China Aerospace Science and Technology-built Cai Hong (“Rainbow”) CH-92As, marking the first acquisition of a Chinese armed unmanned air vehicle by a European military.
UMS Skeldar has secured its third deal within two years to equip NATO navies with its Skeldar V-200 unmanned air vehicle (UAV), after being selected for a joint requirement for Belgium and the Netherlands.
The company is trying to show that its MQ-9, an unmanned air vehicle designed for watching and striking terrorists, can use its 35h of non-stop flight time to patrol the world’s oceans in search of ships and submarines.
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