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May 28, 2015, 2:38 PM

Thales Wins UK Crowsnest Surveillance Contract

Royal Navy Merlin Rotorcraft fleet to be re-equipped.

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Sikorsky S-97 Raider
Jun 2, 2015 - 1:08 PM
Prototype is representative of a multimission, high-speed helicopter for the U.S. Army, manufacturer says.
May 28, 2015 - 3:47 PM
The German army and Thai navy are the first customers for the military version of the EC145 T2 (now H145) twin
Brazilian A-4 upgrade by Embraer.
May 28, 2015 - 3:28 PM
New lease of life for venerable combat jet that fits on country’s sole aircraft carrier
Royal Navy Merlin helicopter
May 28, 2015 - 2:38 PM
Royal Navy Merlin Rotorcraft fleet to be re-equipped.
F-35 ALIS system display
May 27, 2015 - 4:45 PM
The Prognostics and Health Management downlink has been deferred for later development, according to the F-35 Joint Program Office.
Boeing AH-6 Little Bird
May 26, 2015 - 2:28 PM
The manufacturer will start production in Mesa, Ariz., for international AH-6i light attack helicopters the Saudi National Guard requires.
touchscreen cockpit of V-280
May 21, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Touchscreen technology is at the heart of the panel, which won’t be installed in the aircraft until 2025 or 2030.
Boeing QF-16 full-scale aerial target
May 20, 2015 - 11:03 PM
The manufacturer's "Off-Boeing" program unit in St. Louis is vying to supply a new mission computer for U.S. and international F-16s.
missile launcher
May 19, 2015 - 12:19 PM
Advanced, long-range air defense system not previously for export is going to ‘strategic ally.’
Boeing Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system
May 18, 2015 - 3:03 PM
The hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye shows the potential of a 'stratospheric, persistent directed energy platform,' says Phantom Works chief.