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October 20, 2016, 7:51 AM

Textron’s Scorpion Tactical Jet Drops Weapons

The private venture still lacks a launch customer, but could fulfill the close air support role in the U.S. Air Force.

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Jul 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM
The Bell Helicopters V280 is being prepared for a first flight in September 2017.
Jul 10, 2016 - 6:00 AM
A rare glimpse of Israeli company’s special mission aircraft capabilities was had at a recent conference.
Jul 10, 2016 - 3:00 AM
New contracts have been issued, but maturity of a technology that can disable computer systems is debated.
Jul 10, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Technology insertions by 2018 will improve the AH-64E’s fire-control radar, increase interoperability with unmanned aircraft.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Israeli company’s missile expertise is a legacy of a troubled region and the need for robust defense, but exports are also a key focus.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Only the most accomplished in French aviation are recognized in this way.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Small drones have become a major threat to military/security forces and high-value targets. Drone Dome has been developed to defeat them.
Jul 9, 2016 - 4:00 AM
CAE has further enhanced the helicopter training facility at RAF Benson
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Italian aerospace group formerly known as Finmeccanica says the company will effectively operate following its reorganization under the name Leonardo.
Predator B in flight
Jul 8, 2016 - 7:27 AM
Raytheon’s German subsidiary will provide a radar-detecting and locating sensor.