Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Asia / Pacific.

New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Asia / Pacific) May 16, 2010

AAI Australia has requested the possible purchase of two AAI Shadow 200 unmanned aircraft systems for operational use in Afghanistan. Worth a potential USD218 million, the requirement was outlined by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency in a notification to Congress on 6 May. If advanced, the deal will include an undisclosed number of air vehicles, four ground control stations and related support equipment, plus spare parts and training services. May 10, 2010

Lockheed Martin Taiwan business council report pushes for release of F-16 fighter jets. The Washington-based U.S.-Taiwan Business Council has issued a report urging the release of 66 F-16C/D Block 50/52 fighter jets in order to help the country prepare for a growing threat from China. The...

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