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March’s top news stories

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) reached a $1.98bn deal to procure a fleet of E-7 early warning radar aircraft from Boeing for the British Royal Air Force (RAF), and the US MDA and a Boeing-led industry team tested the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system designed for long-range incoming threats. wraps up key headlines from March 2019.

Military transport aircraft: the world’s largest sky shippers

Military transport aircraft are vital for warfighting operations. From delivering troops, weapons, and other military equipment to makeshift runways in dangerous areas, to performing multi-role duties such as aerial refuelling, intelligence-gathering and rescue missions, they carry out a wide range of mission critical tasks. Here are some of the largest military transport aircraft by payload from across the world.

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