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February 2, 2016, 11:55 AM

Pentagon Budget Pursues 'Arsenal Plane,' Swarming Drones

The arsenal plane is one of the R&D efforts being pursued by the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Electromagnetic railgun
Feb 2, 2016 - 11:55 AM
The arsenal plane is one of the R&D efforts being pursued by the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
T-X on display
Feb 2, 2016 - 7:30 AM
Official unveiling of the T-X shows 3D thrust vectoring, stealth features.
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter
Feb 1, 2016 - 4:00 PM
The National Commission on the Future of the Army has recommended that the Army National Guard keep some AH-64 Apache attack helicopters.
Sukhoi T-50 PAKFA in flight
Feb 1, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The basic development plan for the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) was recently agreed, according to Russian media.
IAI Heron in flight
Feb 1, 2016 - 7:38 AM
New revelations show continuing vulnerability of satellite datalinks.
Il-106 drawing
Jan 28, 2016 - 9:06 AM
The Ilyushin Il-106 could be a replacement for the An-124s that are no longer supported by Ukraine.
Jan 28, 2016 - 8:35 AM
The Army is transitioning its basic training and basic combat skills training flying from the Bell TH-67 Creek and OH-58A/C Kiowa Warrior to the UH-72A.
Proposed Northrop Grumman JStars platform
Jan 27, 2016 - 1:48 PM
The U.S. Air Force served notice that it will
French President Hollande with Indian Prime Minister Modi
Jan 26, 2016 - 7:31 AM
But contract for 36 Rafales remains to be signed, and most details of the helicopter deal remain undefined.
KC-46A first refueling flight
Jan 25, 2016 - 8:58 AM
The new tanker offloaded fuel to an F-16C flying over Washington state, completing a key milestone toward KC-46A low-rate initial production.