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Hill AFB To Undergo $100 Million Makeover For F-35

September 26, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

Aggressive renovation and modification is in full swing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in preparation for the military's newest multi-role fighter aircraft, the US Air Force said in a press release.Hill AFBs preparations for the F-35A Lightning II, totaling more than $100 million, with 23 projects to be completed...

Sierra Nevada, Embraer Roll-Out First A-29 Super Tucano For USAF Light Air...

September 26, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Sierra Nevada and Embraer today rolled out the first A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft for U.S Air Force, the companies announced in a joint press release

Lockheed Delivers 10th P-3 Orion Aircraft To US CBP

September 25, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Lockheed Martin delivered a U.S

USMC Orders RQ-12 Wasp SUAS Worth $21 Million

September 25, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

AeroVironment, Inc. today announced it has received a firm fixed-price order valued at $21

Lockheed Martin To Modernize, Maintain USMC's Theatre Battle Management Core System

September 23, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to modernise and maintain its virtualised theatre battle management core system (TBMCS). The TBMCS synchronises air mission planning for all arms of the military when integrated with joint services and coalition systems

Russia Doesn't Need French Helicopter Carrier, Says Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin

September 22, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Russia can do without French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers whose delivery has been suspended over Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said in Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV programme, according to Itar-Tass. “Last year, on November 16 we transferred to our Indian colleagues the Vikramaditya light aircraft carrier, which war formerly our Admiral Gorshkov missile cruiser

GD Wins USN Contract To Produce Type-3 Advanced Mission Computers For Super...

September 19, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a $16.2 million contract by the U

MQ-4C Triton UAS Makes First Cross-Country Flight

September 19, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River Sept. 18 after completing its inaugural cross-country ferry flight, bringing the Navy closer to delivering this new capability to the fleet

Russia, Egypt Close To Signing $3.5 Billion Arms Contracts

September 18, 2014 @ 02:15 PM

Russia and Egypt have initialed arms contracts worth $3.5 billion, head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin said Wednesday

US, China In War of Words Over Alleged Cyber Attacks On American...

September 18, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

The US and China have launched a war of words over allegations made by a US congressional panel that Chinese government-linked hackers had launched dozens of cyberattacks on American defence contractors. Beijing has flat-out denied the charges, saying they were "fabricated out of thin air

Weaponized Turboprops Edging Out Fighter Aircraft?

September 18, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Transport and business aircraft equipped with weapons and sensors could be emerging as low-cost alternatives to fighter planes as recent procurements have shown. Boeing announced today at AAD 2014 that it moving forward with its Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA), with ground and flight testing underway

V-22 Flight Tests Validate Rolls-Royce AE 1107C Engines

September 18, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering V-22 aircraft, maximizing "hot and high" capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95°F. The enhanced capability is part of a series of upgrades that will boost engine power 17 percent for the aircraft, as Rolls-Royce continues to add innovations to the proven AE 1107C engine