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V-280 Passes Key Agility Test: Bell

Critics have argued the tiltrotor aircraft could never be as nimble at low speed and low altitude as a helicopter. Bell says it’s proven them wrong. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Air)

After Huawei, U.S. government goes after DJI

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issues a warning to American firms over the risks of company data being leaked to China via Chinese-made drones. J Abele [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons...

German government orders 3 ACJ350-900s

Germany has become the first government to order the ACJ350-900. Airbus said on May 20 that Germany will order three aircraft for government, troop transport and medical evacuation roles. sezaun [CC BY-SA 2.0], via...

Sweden’s Defence Commission report underscores deterrent role of navy

Key Points Increased naval capability will strengthen Sweden’s deterrent posture, according to Defence Commission The Commission’s report recommends augmentations to the Swedish navy’s surface ship, submarine, mine warfare, helicopter, and amphibious capabilities Upgrades …read...

France’s ALSR programme moves forward at last

Delivery of France’s first Lightweight Surveillance and Reconnaissance Aircraft (Avion léger de surveillance et de reconnaissance – ALSR), a Beechcraft King Air 350 modified into a surveillance platform similar to the British Shadow R1,...

Yemeni rebels deny ballistic missile attack

Yemen’s Ansar Allah (Houthi) rebel group denied that it carried out a ballistic missile attack against Saudi Arabia on 20 May. In a statement posted on its website, the group said its armed forces...

Greek P-3B re-enters service

The Hellenic Navy (HN) received its first refurbished Lockheed P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) from Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) in Tanagra on 17 May, effectively regenerating the HN’s airborne maritime patrol capability after...

RNZN’s future hydrography ship arrives in New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN’s) future hydrographic and diving support vessel has arrived in New Zealand following a 46 day-long journey from Denmark. The service announced in mid-May that the 84.7 m-long vessel,...

Hanjin resumes share trading, eyes new defence deals

South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) resumed trading on the Korean stock exchange on 21 May following a three-month suspension because of capital erosion linked to its ailing subsidiary in the...

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