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Grippen E first flight

Saab's Gripen E takes its first flight

Defense News reports that Saab’s next generation Gripen made its first flight on Thursday, marking a huge milestone for the aircraft on its way toward the 2019 delivery of the first jet. 

No diagnosis on pilot oxygen issue

Flight Global reports that US Navy pilots flying T-45 Goshawk trainers and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets continue to struggle with oxygen problems, yet the service has found no root cause to date.

Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from U.S.

Boeing cuts 50 top defense positions, confirms executives will exit company

Israeli air force preparing new UAV roadmap

Air Force head's focus on innovation could open path for greater R&D investments

Elbit's SkyStriker to make Paris air show debut

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Orders Poised for Growth

Next-Generation Combat Vehicle Could Replace Aging Bradleys

Senators back Trump's decision to give Mattis authority over Afghanistan troop numbers

Army wants electronic-warfare capability for Gray Eagle drone

Defense Industry News

Should Boeing buy Raytheon?

Defense & Aerospace Industry Meetings, Trade Shows and Exhibitions



June 28-29 -- SMI Group's MILSATCOM USA (Arlington, VA) 

June 28-29 -- SMI Group's Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems (London, UK) 

September 18-20 -- Air Force Assocation (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Tech Expo (National Harbor, MD)

September 19-21 -- Modern Day Marine (Quantico, VA)

September 26-27 -- Defence Communications (Krakow, Poland) 

September 27-28 - Global SOF Symposium Europe (Bucharest, Romania)

October 9-11 -- Association of the U.S. Army Annaul Meeting & Exposition (Washington, DC)

November 12-16 -- Dubai Airshow (Dubai)

November 27 - December 1 - I/ITSEC International Simulation Conference 2017 (Orlando, FL)

December 12-14 - Gulf Defense & Aerospace (Kuwait City)  

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