OCTOBER 2018 news

Air Forces - Aerospace and Defense Industry

F-35 reaches lowest price per unit in program history

The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin have finalized an $11.5 billion contract for the production and delivery of 141 F-35 aircraft at the lowest per aircraft price in program history, the aircraft maker announced on September 28, 2018.

IAF Su-30MKI successfully testfires Astra BVRAAM

India has successfully testfired its home-made air-to-air missile Astra off the coast of the eastern state of Odisha, India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) announced on September 27, 2018.

China's FTC-2000G fighter jet completes maiden flight

China's self-developed FTC-2000G versatile aircraft successfully conducted its maiden flight Friday in the city of Anshun in southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to its developer, Guizhou Aviation Industry Corporation (GAIC).

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