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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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Indian air force chief of air staff AM Arup Raha
Oct 15, 2015 - 11:16 AM
The saga of failed procurements and indigenous aircraft development continues.
C-130H on ramp
Oct 15, 2015 - 8:59 AM
MRO eyes unfulfilled U.S. requirement. Meanwhile, Israel’s own C-130H upgrade takes to the air
Apache fires a laser-guided rocket
Oct 14, 2015 - 10:04 AM
The service has procured 'an initial quantity' of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, manufacturer BAE Systems said.
S-97 Raider second flight-test prototype
Oct 13, 2015 - 4:51 PM
The two manufacturers said Lockheed Martin's involvement with competing teams for the Army joint multi-role demonstration is not a problem.
F-35C on aircraft carrier
Oct 13, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Meanwhile, the U.S. Air Force describes its plan for IOC, and voices continuing concern about new logistics system
USAF Eclipse 550
Oct 8, 2015 - 11:52 AM
Company would provide a fleet of Eclipse VLJs for no up-front investment by the U.S. government, at a fee-per-flight-hour.
Advanced F-15
Oct 6, 2015 - 10:25 PM
The service expects to award contracts next year for sustainment of Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C/D, S and new F-15SA models.
Boeing JSTARS concept
Oct 6, 2015 - 1:32 PM
Raytheon would play different roles on at least two of the industry teams competing for the U.S. Air Force JStars recapitalization program.
Russian Su-24M
Oct 5, 2015 - 11:58 AM
The Russian service reported conducting nearly 100 bombing raids as of October 5 in coordination with the Syrian army.
NH90 NFH naval helicopter
Oct 5, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Tactical transport and naval helicopters would be used on newly ordered Mistral-class landing ships, along with Kamov KA-52 attack helicopters.