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News and issues relating to the defense aerospace business, with emphasis on current/in-use, in-development and prospective programs for manned military aircraft, unmanned combat aircraft vehicles (UCAVs), military aircraft engines, avionics, missiles, bombs, guidance systems and ground-based air-defense systems.

December 26, 2014, 7:00 AM

Singapore, Malaysia are Buying Aerostats for Surveillance

Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.

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TCOM aerostat
Dec 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.
MQ-8C Fire Scout first ship landing
Dec 24, 2014 - 9:40 AM
The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.
Tiger HAD attack and NH-90 transport helicopters
Dec 23, 2014 - 5:27 AM
The Albacete facility of Airbus Helicopters assembles both types for Spain, and builds sub-assemblies for other customers
JLens aerostat at Aberdeen Proving Ground
Dec 18, 2014 - 12:41 PM
The Army displayed the first aerostat of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor it will fly over the East Coast.
Dec 18, 2014 - 12:24 PM
After leaders meet, Western bidders could be shut out of three pending requirements.
Dec 18, 2014 - 7:23 AM
Security is a major factor driving assignments of airframe and engine MRO work for the stealth fighter
Dec 17, 2014 - 3:32 PM
The former LEMV won’t fly again until late 2015, but its maker and Selex are developing an ISR sensor payload
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:13 AM
Four rotary types set to fulfill various roles
U.S. Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle
Dec 15, 2014 - 6:14 PM
The U.S. Army has installed the first of five ground-based sense and avoid radar systems to track flights of unmanned aircraft in the U.S.
Dec 15, 2014 - 3:04 PM
Choices for the MRO of components will follow these initial depot awards