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April 25, 2017, 9:39 AM

Russia and India Test Hypersonic and Supersonic Missiles

New developments such as the Zircon and Brahmos pose new threats to large warships.

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Apr 27, 2017 - 6:41 AM
The Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) will defend British warships and troops
Chinese aircraft carrier
Apr 26, 2017 - 10:53 AM
New versions of the country’s carrier-capable J-15 fighter could equip the new vessel.
U.S. Navy T-45 Goshawk
Apr 25, 2017 - 4:05 PM
The action follows the temporary grounding earlier this month of T-45C Goshawk jets the service uses for pilot training.
U.S. Navy F-35C
Apr 25, 2017 - 12:25 PM
The Government Accountability Office estimates that F-35 baseline software testing will continue to May 2018 for an additional $1.7 billion.
missile and missile firing
Apr 25, 2017 - 9:39 AM
New developments such as the Zircon and Brahmos pose new threats to large warships.
Northrop Grumman facility at Grand Sky business park
Apr 21, 2017 - 3:48 PM
The Global Hawk manufacturer is one of two anchor tenants at the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems business park with General Atomics.
Apr 21, 2017 - 10:06 AM
The Qahar fighter was taxied, but has not yet flown. The Kowsar trainer was on static display. The missiles have been fired.
Lockheed Martin MQ-25A graphic
Apr 20, 2017 - 12:56 PM
Manufacturers vying to provide the Navy's new carrier-launched unmanned refueling aircraft expect a request for proposals this summer.
F-16 durability testing
Apr 19, 2017 - 3:08 PM
The Air Force authorized F-16 Block 40-52 flight operations to 12,000 hours, potentially extending the fighter's service life into the 2040s.
 Il-78M refuels a Tu-160
Apr 17, 2017 - 10:50 AM
Rather than convert some Il-96 freighters, the air force will rely on smaller new and existing Il-78s.