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Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Workers inspect debris from the Istanbul airport attack.Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.
   

Viking Air acquires Bombardier’s water bomber programme

A Bombardier 415.After acquiring de Havilland Canada’s aircraft programmes, Canada’s Viking Air has now acquired rights to Bombardier’s series of water bomber aircraft.
   

First Chinese-made regional jet makes maiden passenger flight

A Comac ARJ-21 regional jet.China's first locally built regional jet made its maiden commercial flight on Tuesday, carrying 70 passengers from the western city of Chengdu to Shanghai on the east coast in what state-owned planemaker Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) hailed as a milestone.
   

India clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systems

An M777 howitzer.India's defense procurement agency has cleared a proposal to buy 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns from BAE Systems in a deal worth an estimated $750 million, a defense ministry source said on Saturday.
   

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