Deliveries of fighter/attack aircraft will fall off through the rest of this decade but will rebound around 2011 and gather momentum as the world's major air armed forces initiate a new reequipment cycle. In the near term, "last call" orders for legacy types such as the Lockheed Martin F-16, Boeing F-15 and Dassault Mirage 2000 are buoying output, while the new Dassault Rafale and Eurofighter Typhoon are rolling off the lines and the F/A-22 and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) edge closer ...

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