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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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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.
SCAR pod installed on a PC-9
Jun 10, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Austria’s SCAR pod is doing well in the market thanks to its versatility.
F-135 engine
Jun 10, 2015 - 11:00 AM
U.S. government investigations highlight cost and reliability issues with the F-35 powerplant.
F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System
Jun 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Lockheed Martin advances the F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System, updates software, defers downlink.
A400M in flight
Jun 8, 2015 - 11:07 AM
Airbus D&S says fault was confined to one aircraft, in a final production error.
KC-46A EMD-1 aircraft with refueling boom installed
Jun 5, 2015 - 10:22 AM
The 767-2C 'provisioned freighter' flew for the first time with an aerial refueling boom and wing refueling pods installed.
flight training devices
Jun 5, 2015 - 7:42 AM
OEM AgustaWestland selected the Canadian company on behalf of the Royal Navy and Marines. Lockheed Martin gets Chinook training contract.
Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demomstrator
Jun 5, 2015 - 7:22 AM
The MIDCAS project sponsored by the EDA used an Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demonstrator UAV in flight trials against conflicting traffic.