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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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RAF Typhoon on the ground
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Delivery of the costly P2E and P3E enhancement packages are vital to the RAF plan for retiring the Tornado strike jet
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The small tube-launched UAS will reach the turbulent airspace that manned aircraft cannot/
Iraq F-16
Jan 21, 2016 - 2:31 PM
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Jan 18, 2016 - 7:41 AM
The stealthy air defense fighter has proved adaptable to coalition multirole combat
Global Hawk universal payload adaptor
Jan 15, 2016 - 10:09 AM
Northrop Grumman plans to test U-2 legacy and new sensors on the Global Hawk using a universal payload adaptor.
Jan 14, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Negotiations are underway for the Heron TP to replace the Heron 1 in a lease contract operated by Airbus D&S
Jan 14, 2016 - 4:45 AM
Armed versions of the MD 530 series are being marketed for close air support
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