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August 23, 2016, 5:16 PM

Ground Segment Upgrade Is Latest for RQ-4 Global Hawk

Raytheon will install modernized 'building-based' ground stations for the Global Hawk at Beale and Grand Forks air force bases.

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Jun 17, 2016 - 2:13 AM
About eight aircraft are likely heading for the African state
Jun 16, 2016 - 12:36 PM
The UK opted to partner with the U.S. in developing an STOVL-capable Joint Strike Fighter instead of developing a replacement for the Harrier.
Jun 15, 2016 - 6:04 AM
Substantial role for Turkish industry in production of 109 Sikorsky S-70 helicopters
Jun 14, 2016 - 9:10 AM
The Low Rate of Initial Production Lot 10 contract is due to be finalized "relatively soon."
Predator on the ramp
Jun 14, 2016 - 7:48 AM
Maker is touting strategic ISR capability with new multispectral sensor.
Jun 13, 2016 - 2:59 PM
For an initial investment of less than $2.5 billion, the UK got Level One status in the F-35 program.
Jun 13, 2016 - 1:48 PM
15 years since Lockheed Martin won the Joint Strike Fighter evaluation, the F-35 is now in service.
U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C
Jun 10, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Retired F/A-18s recovered from the aircraft 'boneyard' at Davis-Monthan AFB will be returned to service with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Hawk advanced jet trainer in flight
Jun 10, 2016 - 7:32 AM
Ahead of a firm agreement with HAL, the OEM is designing a new wing and exploring weapons integration
Boeing AH-6i
Jun 8, 2016 - 9:34 AM
Boeing is supplying the light attack helicopter to the Saudi Arabia National Guard under a 2014 foreign military sale.