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FCAS & TF-X: The Future Or Sci-Fi Fantasy?

Posted by Colin Clark on


When we saw the LEGO Star Wars starfighter at this year’s Paris Air Show, we knew we had to have some fun. Enjoy!

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Euro Tanker Program Plans To Expand

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Didier Plantecoste, head of the MRTT program at Airbus, says the allied tanker program is wooing new European customers in “the South.”

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Allies Diplomatic Note To Moscow: 2 Carriers, 7 Ships, 1 Ambassador

Posted by Paul McLeary on


While two carriers attracting most of the attention, a smaller US footprint is being established between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, where Russia — and Turkey — are raising concerns.

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NATO’s Strength: A Burden-sharing Success Story

Posted by Murielle Delaporte on


In an era when NATO gets slammed on a regular basis by President Trump, there’s one key alliance success — the ability of 29 countries to work together on the battlefield.

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Arms Sales Way Up – But Trump Wants More

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The United States signed off on arms exports worth $192.3 billion over the past year, a full 13 percent increase from the previous year — even as the Trump administration keeps pushing hard to sell more weapons, more quickly, to more allies overseas.

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Saudis OK Billions in Arms Sales, Congress Not So Sure

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: Even as Congress inches toward cutting off arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Riyadh’s grinding war in Yemen, the United States is preparing to ship $14.5 billion worth of arms to the increasingly embattled kingdom. Those weapons include “helicopters, tanks, ships, weapons, and training,” a… Keep reading →

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Can’t Spend? Won’t Spend? 4 Lessons From NATO’s Bottom Lines

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Most NATO nations don’t pay much. Most nations CAN’T pay much. Most spend on the wrong things. But most of them are moving in the right direction.

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Europe’s Combat Aircraft Conundrum: Will UK Partner With France, Germany?

Posted by Douglas Barrie on


Barring the collapse of the British government, London plans to unveil its Combat Air Strategy during the Farnborough Air Show. Unlike its Brexit strategy to leave the European Union, there is general consensus here around the broad thrust of the document: position the UK to remain a key player in the design, development and manufacture… Keep reading →

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Poland Signals Russia With Huge Missile Defense Deal

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The $4.75 billion air defense deal gives NATO a significant new defense against growing Russian threats in the Baltic.

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F-35A Will Fly At Paris Air Show; JSF Boasts High Readiness Rates In Europe

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: The F-35A demonstrated higher mission capable rates during its just-concluded European deployment than the fourth generation aircraft it is replacing. “It’s very important to know that we are experiencing reliability rates rates that are unheard of in our legacy fleet with this jet. We’ve seen a very, very high rate of success with just… Keep reading →

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