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Sep 09, 2014

French defense exports rise 42 percent

France's defense exports soared 42.7% in 2013 compared to those of 2012, according to a report to parliament released today....More
Sep 08, 2014

New NRF

Media coverage of NATO's 4-5 September Wales summit made it sound as if the alliance was setting up a new rapid response force but the true story....More
Sep 08, 2014

Export authorisations linked to mergers in Germany

Germany's Economic Minister Siegmar Gabriel has been reported over the past few weeks as wanting to implement a strict ban on defense exports and....More
Sep 08, 2014

9/8 Frago

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Sep 05, 2014

Fire Causes Friction in F-35 Test Program

Each day that goes by without a fix, the test program is slipping....More
Sep 05, 2014

Podcast: F135 Engine Fire

We discuss the chain of events that left an aircraft in flames and revealed incipient problems in several Pratt & Whitney F135 engines....More
Sep 04, 2014

Mistral Delivery To Russia Put On Hold

France will not be delivering the BPC Mistral-class Vladivostok helicopter landing dock to Russia next month as planned....More
Sep 03, 2014

RNLAF F-16s Go Dutch Patrolling Baltic Airspace

Five Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-16s will begin Sept. 5 to patrol Baltic airspace from Malbork air base in Poland. They join the....More
Sep 01, 2014

Multinational Fighter Force Conducts Baltic Air Policing

Several NATO air forces began the latest, reinforced Baltic air policing mission today....More
Aug 27, 2014

8/27 Frago

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Aug 27, 2014

Sometimes It's Obvious

IAI solves a problem that Boeing called a show-stopper....More
Aug 26, 2014

8/26 Frago

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Aug 25, 2014

Iron Dome -- Are The Critics On Target?

Missile-defense gadfly may be resting his case on assumptions rather than data....More
Aug 25, 2014

8/25 Frago

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Aug 22, 2014

8/22 Frago

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