The CH-53K King Stallion heavy transport helicopter completed tests on a US Navy helicopter carrier at the end of June 2020. The test, which took place over around 14 days in the Atlantic Ocean, included taking off and landing from various deck positions by day and night under severe weather conditions,...
Icarus Aerospace today introduced its TAV -Tactical Air Vehicle an optionally-piloted multi-role aircraft. TAV will deploy with two crew in a tandem cockpit that features the latest avionics configuration with sensor fusion and network centric capabilities
Horizon Technologies, a UK-based provider of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) products for NATO, announced that It was issued a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its Xtender SIGINT Technology This patent covers Horizon Technologies fundamental Xtender technology which allows the smallest UAVs and Cube Sats to...
The CH-53K King Stallion heavy transport helicopter has successfully completed several inflight refuelling tests with a KC-130J Super Hercules tanker of the U.S
The naval version of Chinas JL-9 trainer jet, speculated to be an aircraft carrier-operable aircraft, has made its first successful flight. On Wednesday, developer Guizhou Aviation Industry Corporation, a subsidiary of state-run AVIC, announced the aircraft took to the skies for the first time on May 12 at Anshun Airport in...
The US Air Force Reserve recieved their first HC-130J Combat King II on April 2. "The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft on April 2
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency has awarded Saab a contract to provide two AT-802F water-bombing aircraft to put out raging forest fires. “The order is for the capability to fight fires with two firefighting aircraft, from 1 April to 30 September, through to 2023
Boeing and the US Air Force are preparing to upgrade the KC-46 Pegasus tanker for autonomous refueling capability. “The Air Force and Boeing will make the KC-46 synonymous with aerial refueling excellence
The US Navy has placed an order for three additional MQ-25 Stingray aerial refueling drones from Boeing. “The US Navy has awarded Boeing a contract modification for three additional MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft Boeing is manufacturing to seven,” Boeing announced Thursday
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $512,004,418 firm-fixed-price contract for F-16 Block 70 production for the Republic of Bulgaria. This contract value includes $4,185,516 of pre-priced options
General Atomics has completed the first flight of the production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) meant for the UKs Royal Air Force (RAF) on March 30 “With first flight of the production-representative aircraft, we remain on schedule for delivering MQ-9B Protector to the RAF,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI. Protector RG Mk1 is being procured for the UK RAFs configuration of SkyGuardian
Boeing subsidiary, Insitu is awarded $7 million contract to support ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract procures field service representatives and instructors to provide technical services, training, and program management needed to sustain and support ScanEagle operations, a US DoD release said Tuesday