'

DFNS.net Air Blog

DARPA completes second phase of swarming demo

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has completed the second phase of its collaborative control technology for unmanned air systems demonstration, the next step in an effort to orchestrate swarms of legacy UAS with...

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

Boeing today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport...

British Army to retire Lynx on Jan. 16

The British Army is set to retire its last Lynx helicopter on Jan. 16, Flight Global reports. By happy days photos and art (ZE 375 RAF Army Westland Lynx AH9A) [CC BY 2.0], via...

Rafales to operate from USS George H.W. Bush

USNI News has learned from French officials that a contingent of French sailors and naval aviators will deploy aboard American carrier USS George H.W. Bush from April to May this year. By MC2 Tyler...

USAF’s first EA-18G pilot

Mountain Home Air Force Base announced today that 1st Lt. Kevin Martin has completed his transition to the Boeing EA-18G. Making him the first in the U.S. Air Force to do so. Photo: USAF...

Brazil-UK move closer to HMS Ocean deal

The Brazilian Navy is negotiating with the United Kingdom to acquire the Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean (L 12) landing platform helicopter, the service’s told Jane’s on 10 January. Negotiators are working out technical and...

UK looks for more low yield weapons

UK air commanders are looking to rapidly expand their portfolio of air-to-ground missiles after operational experience in Syria and Iraq indicated a gap in Royal Air Force (RAF) capabilities. Air Commodore Johnny Stringer, the...

Liquidation of Oboronprom nears completion

Oboronprom, the Russian holding company which holds the stock of the nation’s engine-building and helicopter industry, is to be wound up in the near future, according to local media. Having completed its mission of...

Liquidation of Oboronprom nears completion

Oboronprom, the Russian holding company which holds the stock of the nation’s engine-building and helicopter industry, is to be wound up in the near future, according to local media. Having completed its mission of...

India, Russia set to finalise terms of helicopter joint venture

India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and a partnership between Russian Helicopters and Russian export agency Rosoboronexport expect to finalise the terms of conditions of their joint venture (JV) to build Kamov Ka-226T ‘Hoodlum’ light...

DGA launches de-risking study of VSR700 shipborne UAV

The French defence procurement agency has contracted Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters to begin the process of building a demonstrator of the VSR700 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Announced on...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close