First Take (Nov. 27, 2017)

DEFENSE Russia’s Beriev A-100 airborne early warning and control aircraft made its first flight from Taganrog on Nov. 18. The A-100 is based on an Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter, with a Vega Corp. active, electronically scanned array radar in the rotodome. It is to begin replacing the A-50 and A-50U...

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