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Air Force Plans Bomber Contract for September

The Air Force plans to announce a contract award for their new stealthy long-range bomber aircraft in September of this year, service officials told Military.com. The contract award for the aircraft was initially expected...

Air Force Postpones WGS-7 Launch To Thursday

The Air Force on Wednesday postponed its Wideband Global Satcom-7 (WGS-7) launch until Thursday, citing weather at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Launch is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. EDT. According to the 45th...

Future Vertical Lift: Industry Urges Common Cockpit

1 Joint Multi-Role demonstrator”> WASHINGTON: The military’s Future Vertical Lift initiative aims to replace a range of aging helicopters from all four services. No, wonder, then, that FVL is evolving, not into a single...

Indian Su-30s start joint exercise with RAF Typhoons

​Four Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters from the Indian air force’s 2 Sqn have begun their involvement in a UK-based exercise also involving Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military...

Future Choppers Must Share More Parts, Officials Say

The U.S. military’s future helicopter fleets must share more parts in order to better control operational and maintenance costs, officials said. Nick Lappos, an advanced technology fellow at Sikorsky Aircraft and chairman of an...

LM Completes 1th Open Mission Systems Flight

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully integrated and flight tested seven Open Mission Systems (OMS) payloads in a span of less than three months into a U-2 Dragon Lady, marking the corporation’s sixth demonstration flight...

Russian Orlan-10 UAV crashed near Lattakia

Russian Orlan-10 variant crashed near Kassab, Lattakia in Syria. The Orlan-10 is an unmanned aerial vehicle reported to have been produced for the Russian government at the Special Technological Centre of Saint Petersburg. An...

U-2 uses F-22 data to help re-target anti-ship missile

A high-flying Lockheed Martin U-2 spy plane has enabled a mission control station to dynamically re-target a Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surrogate aircraft using data passed from an F-22 Raptor over the deserts of...

RAF will be left with just 127 fighters in 2019

An analysis by Jane’s found that the Royal Air Force will be left with just 127 front-line fighter aircraft once the Tornado and Tranche 1 Eurofighter jets are retired in 2019. By UK Ministry...

USAF buys two Thales Deployable ILS test units

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Thales Defense & Security Inc. with a $18.4 million contract for two Deployable Instrument Landing System (ILS) Production Representative test units. By Fred the Oyster [CC BY-SA 4.0],...

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