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Oct 26 2017 - 10:00am

Dear readers,

We are out of the office today! As a result, there will be no Daily Rapid Fire published tomorrow, Friday October 27. But...

Oct 26 2017 - 4:00am

New search-and-rescue aircraft (SAR) aircraft being manufactured by Airbus for Canada will come equipped with Elta Systems’ ELM-...

Oct 26 2017 - 3:59am

CC-115, BC coast
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The USA isn’t the only country whose SAR (search and rescue) aircraft programs are...

Oct 25 2017 - 4:00am

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $14.7 million US Air Force (USAF) contract to enhance the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast...

Oct 25 2017 - 3:58am

KC-390 refuels AMXs
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Global competition in the 20-ton air transport segment continues to intensify, with...

Oct 25 2017 - 3:57am

SM-2 Launch, DDG-77
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Variants of the SM-2 Standard missile are the USA’s primary fleet defense anti-...

Oct 25 2017 - 3:55am

UH-1Y and AH-1Z
by Neville Dawson

The US Marines’ helicopter force is aging at all levels, from banana-shaped CH-46 Sea...

Oct 25 2017 - 3:49am

C-5 Galaxy
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When it was introduced, back in 1970, the C-5 Galaxy was the largest plane in the world. It also...

Oct 24 2017 - 4:00am

Boeing has suggested the inclusion of equipment upgrades on US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets slated for service life extension work from...

Oct 23 2017 - 11:00pm
The US Navy's F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter has conducted flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).