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British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has reached an agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft.Officials from Boeing Co and the U.S. Army said on Wednesday they had begun discussions about a multiyear agreement to buy about 240 AH-64 Apache helicopters from fiscal 2017 to 2021, a deal that analysts say could be worth around $4 billion, reported Reuters on January 28. U.S. Army acquisition chief Heidi Shyu recently signed a document allowing both sides to begin work on a multiyear agreement, with an eye to securing approval from the defense secretary by March 2016, Colonel Jeff Hager, Apache program manager, told reporters at an event hosted by Boeing.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:39
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Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference 2015 introduces live flying demonstrations
IndoAerospace 2014 Official Online Show Daily News Army Recognition report coverage tri-service defence event exhibition Jakarta Indonesia 5 to 8 November 2014The biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), one of the world's biggest joint defence exhibition, is bringing the next generation of defence technology to the region through the launch of yet another key pillar – the 1st Edition of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX) 2015. This first edition of UMEX will take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 22 to 26 February. For the first time, Air Recognition, media partner of UMEX 2015, will provide the Online Show Daily news coverage and Web TV Channel of UMEX 2015 with report, news, pictures and video.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:09
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Russia plans to test the 9A1-4071K 30mm gun on a T-50 PAK FA fighter aircraft in 2015
An image appeared on the Chinese internet showing a new type of electronic warfare (EW) or Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) aircraft based on the Shaanxi Y-9 platform. The Shaanxi Y-9 aircraft is a transport aircraft produced by Shaanxi Aircraft Company in China. It was developed as an improved version of the Shaanxi Y-8F with greater payload and range. The Y-8F is based on Soviet Antonov An-12.Flight tests of the 9A1-4071K modernized rapid-aircraft cannon, which can exhaust its entire ammunition capacity in any mode, were conducted on the Su-27SM. In 2015, developmental work is planned to test the gun on a plane of the fifth-generation – the T-50, announced Rostec today, January 28. The aircraft cannon designed for the Russian fifth-generation T-50 fighter (PAK FA) is planned to be tested this year. This information was furnished by the press service of the Instrument Design Bureau from High Precision Systems, which is in charge of the future tests.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 13:03
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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone with Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhi Saturday, September 20, confirming that the United States will deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support its counterterrorism efforts.U.S. Defense Secretary spoke by phone with Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhi Saturday, September 20, confirming that the United States will deliver 10 Apache helicopters ...

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