European Union (EU) Articles

Up to $11.9B for B-52H Maintenance & Modernization

Up to $11.9B for B-52H Maintenance & Modernization

B-52H: flyin' low, dyin' slow... (click to view full) Officially, it's the B-52H Stratofortress. Unofficially, it's the BUFF (Big Ugly Fat F--cker). Either way, this subsonic heavy bomber remains the mainstay of the U.S. strategic fleet after more than 50 years of...

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F-35 Lightning: The Joint Strike Fighter Program

F-35 Lightning: The Joint Strike Fighter Program

F-35B: off probation (click to view full) The $382 billion F-35 Joint Strike fighter program may well be the largest single global defense program in history. This major multinational program is intended to produce an "affordably stealthy" multi-role fighter that will...

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P-8 Poseidon MMA: Long-Range Maritime Patrol, and More

P-8 Poseidon MMA: Long-Range Maritime Patrol, and More

P-8A Poseidon (click to view full) Maritime surveillance and patrol is becoming more and more important, but the USA's P-3 Orion turboprop fleet is falling apart. The P-7 Long Range Air ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) Capable Aircraft program to create an improved P-3...

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Super Hornet Fighter Family MYP-III: Contracts

Super Hornet Fighter Family MYP-III: Contracts

Breakthrough... (click to view full) The US Navy flies the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighters, and has begun operating the EA-18G Growler electronic warfare & strike aircraft. Many of these buys have been managed out of common multi-year procurement (MYP) contracts,...

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