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  • May 15, 2015
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    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: How Big An Impact Do Crashes Have On Aircraft Programs? 6

    In the wake of the Airbus A400M crash, London Bureau Chief Tony Osborne, Military Editor Bill Sweetman and Executive Editor James R. Asker discus the effect of crashes and incidents on early aircraft programs. Among the aircraft discussed are DC-10, A320, A380, F-16, V-22, XB-70, Dark Star and several airships....More
  • May 11, 2015
    blog

    NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

    China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
  • May 11, 2015
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    NATO Tigers Head For Turkey

    The most eastern of the Tiger Meets yet, this year’s event from May 4-16 was unfortunately also one of the smallest with just seven of the 23 regular Tiger squadrons participating....More
  • May 11, 2015
    blog

    Apache Helicopters Return To Skies Of Mali

    Royal Netherlands Air Force Apaches are flying again following their grounding due to the crash of one of the attack helicopters in Mali March 17, the Dutch Ministry of Defense announced May 8. Dutch Ministry of Defense file photo A component of the Apache's operating system is being replaced following an initial investigation into the cause of the crash....More
  • May 8, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Shakeup in the Global Fighter Market 1

    Aviation Week defense editors on the recent success of Dassault’s Rafale and Saab’s Gripen fighters and what that means for the rest of the market. Will it spell doom for the Eurofighter Typhoon? Does Boeing’s F-18 have a shot at more orders in Kuwait. And a peek at the upcoming competition for a Turkish fighter....More
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