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January’s top news stories

The USAF selected Citizant to support its $13.4bn SBEAS programme, and annual assessment of Lockheed Martin’s progress on the F-35 fighter jet found that the plane has 873 unresolved deficiencies. Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines...

2019 top news stories

2019 top news stories

EU commissioner proposes European space force and India launches air strikes against militants in Pakistan. Airforce-technology.com has wrapped up key headlines for 2019.

November’s top news stories

November’s top news stories

The US approved Morocco’s request to purchase AH-64E Apache attack helicopters in a deal valued at up to $4.25bn, Indra is developing advanced electronic protection system for European aircraft. Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from November 2019.

October’s top news stories

October’s top news stories

The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin finalised a $34bn agreement for the next three lots of F-35 fighter jets, and Leonardo and its consortium partners unveiled a concept that is projected as a significant upgrade of the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft’s Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS). Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from October 2019.

September’s top news stories

September’s top news stories

The US State Department cleared Poland’s request to purchase 32 F-35 aircraft in a deal potentially worth $6.5bn, and Airbus and the UK Ministry of Defence pulled out of the competition to build and deliver Canada’s future fighter aircraft. Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from September 2019.

August’s top news stories

Pentagon kills redesigned kill vehicle The US Department of Defence (DoD) terminated Boeing’s $1.2bn Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) programme and will replace it with a new push for missile interceptors.…

July’s top news stories

US expels Turkey from F-35 programme after S-400 purchase The US expelled Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme in retaliation for the country accepting delivery of the Russian S-400…

June’s top news stories

US plots Turkey’s F-35 exit over Russian S-400 row The US Department of Defence (DoD) outlined plans to make Turkey’s F-35 programme exit as smooth and orderly as possible should…

May’s top news stories

US clears $3bn sale of AH-64E Apache helicopters to Qatar The US State Department approved a potential $3bn sale of 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and associated equipment to…

April’s top news stories

Boeing wins $14.31bn contract to increase lethality of US bombers Boeing was awarded a $14.31bn flexible acquisition and sustainment contract for the US Air Force’s (USAF) bomber aircraft, the B-1…