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India Looks to Order 40 More Mirage 2000s, Upgrade Other Aircraft

India Looks to Order 40 More Mirage 2000s, Upgrade Other Aircraft

French Mirage 2000v5s(click to view full) India is currently engaged in a wide-ranging modernization and upgrade of their fighter force. An earlier effort to buy 12 Mirage 2000v5s from Qatar ended up stalling when negotiations failed, but Dassault's withdrawal of the...

AMRAAM: Deploying & Developing America’s Medium-Range Air-Air Missile

AMRAAM: Deploying & Developing America’s Medium-Range Air-Air Missile

AIM-120C from F-22A (click for test missile zoom) Raytheon's AIM-120 Advanced, Medium-Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) has become the world market leader for medium range air-to-air missiles, and is also beginning to make inroads within land-based defense systems. It...

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...