By Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif. - A year before the Sept. 11 attacks, a US drone flew over an Afghan al-Qaeda training camp, beaming back video footage that showed a tall man in white. That figure, the CIA concluded, was Osama bin Laden. But it wasn't until after the 9/11 terrorist attacks that the US was able to get airborne surveillance drones armed with Hellfire missiles with the goal of eliminatin

Airbus Expects New A400M Export Sale in 2015

The first of four Airbus Defence and Space A400M airlifters ordered by the Royal Malaysian Air Force makes its maiden flight near Seville, Spain, on Jan. 30. A French Air Force A400M made an appearance at this year's Australian International Air Show. By Nigel Pittaway [DefenseNews.com] February 25, 2015

Leaders Agree to Ukraine Peace Deal After Marathon Talks

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday announced a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed on all of its terms. Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the agreement envisages a cease-fire starting Sunday, following marathon peace talks in the Belarusian capital of Minsk...

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