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The MicroB-UAS is a mature, operational, advanced Micro-UAS

The MicroB-UAS is a mature, operational, advanced Micro-UAS, weighing approximately 1Kg. The MicroB creates a new niche in the UAS arena providing unprecedented Mini-UAV capabilities (over 10Km range, over one hour endurance, Stabilized video...

Spy ring at Lithuanian air base broken up

The authorities in Lithuania have arrested members of a spy ring operating in Zoknai air base. The air base’s main role is to plan the Baltic air policing flights and one of the officers...

Chengdu Wing Loong UAV demonstrates formation flight

The Chengdu Wing Loong Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) recently flew a formation flight demonstration for CCTV. In another video, the chief engineer for Wing Loong, Huang Yun, told CCTV that the...

New commander for Indonesian Air Force

Marshall Agus Supriyatna was sworn in as the new Chief of Indonesia Air Force by President Joko Widodo on Jan. 2. …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

A Tale of Two Gatling Guns: F-35 vs. A-10

The Daily Beast’s Dave Majumdar is out with another excellent story about how the gun on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Pentagon’s newest and most expensive fighter jet, won’t work for another four...

Elbit bags contract for Brazil Tracker upgrade work

​Elbit Systems of America has been awarded a $106 million subcontract from Marsh Aviation to support the upgrade of four Grumman C-1A aircraft for the Brazilian navy. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global...

Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA

​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US government decision to transfer the jets to an Air National Guard facility at Tucson International airport...

South Korea receives its third Incheon-class FFX frigate

Key Points The navy’s third FFX frigate is reported to have been received The vessel, which will bolster South Korea’s submarine prosecution capabilities, is scheduled to become operational in May 2015 The Republic of...

Three in bid for Polish helicopter competition

The Polish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 30 December that it had received three bids for the army’s medium helicopter replacement programme. Bids were received from Airbus Helicopters, Sikorsky, and AgustaWestland subsidiary PZL...

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