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Jordan to unveil new AC-235 Gunship at SOFEX next week

ATK and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) have delivered the first modified CN-235 light gunship aircraft to the Hashemite Kingdom...

Air Force, Marines Clearing APKWS Guided Rockets for F-16, A-10 and...

The U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed the success of recent tests conducted with a fixed wing variant of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System...

AIM-9X Block III to Become a BVR Missile

The US Navy is hoping to increase the range of the Raytheon AIM-9X air/air missile by some 60% over current Sidewinder variants. The Navy...

U.S. Navy Looks at a Common Control System for future Naval...

. The US Navy has recently evaluated the operation of multiple types of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) from a single command and control (C2) system....

Arrested Landing Completes X-47B Unmanned UCAS-D Preparations For Carrier Tests

The U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator performed its first arrested landing at Patuxent River, Naval Air Station in Maryland, on...

US Navy to Review Four Designs for UCLASS; Plans Fielding Within...

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) intends to issue four firm-fixed-price contracts for Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Air Vehicle.

Navy, Marines Share Lessons of Cargo UAV Missions in Afghanistan

The US Navy and Marine Corps are evaluating the lessons learned from five months of operations of the Cargo Resupply Unmanned Aerial System (CRUAS) in Afghanistan and are likely to issue their recommendations for a standardized, with modular platform for the following phase.

AIM-9X Block II Successful in Flight Tests

The U.S. Navy recently completed two successful live fire tests of the Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder air/air missile. Following the recent approval for Raytheon to enter low rate initial production, AIM-9X Block II is now scheduled to enter operational testing in spring 2012.

Electrically Powered Catapult Launches First T-45C, C-2A Aircraft

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) successfully completed the first launch of a T-45C Goshawk from the NAVAIR Lakehurst, N.J. test site on June...

MH-60R Wins First International Sale with Australian Order for 24 Helicopters

The Australian Navy intends to buy 24 MH-60R multi-role naval combat helicopters to equip its new surface ships. The Royal Australian Navy is expected to take delivery of the first two helicopters in 2014. The package will be processed through U.S. Foreign Military Sales. This is the first export order for the MH-60R out of the USA.

Update: QinetiQ’s Zephyr solar powered unmanned aircraft soars to new world...

Above: Ground in Arizona, as part demonstrating the solar powered drone's capability to fly a two week mission. Photo: QinetiQ [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejXaAwsIDoI&fs=1&hl=en_US] Zephyr, the solar-powered, high...

Future High Altitude Drones to Remain on Station for Months, Years

// QinetiQ, Inc has been awarded a $45 million by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the development and manufacturing...
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