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August 26, 2015, 10:07 AM

Neuron Program Completes Stealth Test Flights

Pan-European UCAV demonstrator advances, while progress with the all-British equivalent remains unclear

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Tu-160
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:10 AM
The capabilities embedded in the design of swing-wing supersonic bomber–the Blackjack–are not yet fully exploited.
E-3F AWACS aircraft
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Boeing is upgrading the French fleet of AWACs aircraft, which are seeing the venerable 707 airframe still going strong.
AW139 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Latest delivery to Ivory Coast brings African total beyond 60, and worldwide sales close to 900.
NH90
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:55 AM
Army to receive 15th NH90 TTH, Navy declared MU90 torpedo operational.
Ka-226T
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:10 AM
India’s selection of the Kamov Ka-226T for its recon and surveillance helicopter requirement was a blow to Airbus Helicopters, but a boon to Turbomeca.
Textron AirLand Scorpion in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Textron to bring range of military and special mission aircraft to Paris
T-50
Jun 12, 2015 - 5:45 AM
Russia says its defense sales grow in 2014, despite economic sanctions.
TPY-2 radar
Jun 11, 2015 - 9:50 AM
The radar has been cleared for export in a forward-basing mode, and the missiles are attracting international interest, says Raytheon.
Sikorsky S-76 in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Modified S-76 has logged more than 75 hours of flight testing, including autonomous zone selection and landing.
Airbus Helicopters H175 Caracal in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 7:33 AM
Concerns over the lack of local industrial participation remain, but the previous F-16 offset deal has passed muster.