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November 25, 2022, 11:16 PM

First F-16 Fighter Rolls Out at New Greenville Assembly Line

Production of the F-16 has moved to Lockheed Martin's new South Carolina location to free up capacity for F-35 assembly line at Fort Worth in Texas.

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two Airbus H125s in flight at sunset
Sep 16, 2022 - 5:39 AM
The order for 27 Airbus H125 helicopters will be used by the Brazilian air force and navy flight training programs.
MQ-4C Australia
Sep 15, 2022 - 6:54 AM
The high-altitude, long-endurance uncrewed aircraft will operate on maritime surveillance duties alongside crewed P-8A Poseidons.
MH-139A Grey Wolf
Sep 9, 2022 - 3:12 PM
The FAA STCs clear the path for the Boeing-Leonardo MH-139A helicopter's operational testing.
U.S. Air Force’s E-11A, a highly modified Bombardier Global 6000 business jet that operates in the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node
Sep 9, 2022 - 11:39 AM
Bombardier CEO Martel estimated that its defense unit could possibly become a $1 billion business.
Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopter in Poland
Sep 9, 2022 - 4:34 AM
If all the planned 96 AH-64Es are purchased it will make the Polish army the second biggest Apache operator after the U.S. Army.
Stevens Aerospace King Air Garmin G1000 NXi flight deck
Sep 8, 2022 - 11:13 AM
Stevens Aerospace has completed its first G1000 NXi avionics installation under a U.S. Army C-12U/B200C King Air contract.
C-390 fire-fighting aircraft in flight dropping water
Sep 8, 2022 - 5:04 AM
Military certification of fire-fighting equipment will add another capability to the multi-role medium airlifter.
Three Qatar Typhoons in flight
Sep 7, 2022 - 8:32 AM
With the arrival of the first Typhoons, the QEAF now has three modern front-line fighters in service, having already inducted the F-15QA Eagle and Rafale.
Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter
Aug 30, 2022 - 8:31 PM
CH-47 engine fires are linked to use of nonstandard engine O-rings.
 Boeing-Leonardo MH-139A in flight
Aug 30, 2022 - 9:32 AM
Defense systems on Boeing-Leonardo MH-139A triggered the need for multiple STCs.