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The former LEMV won’t fly again until late 2015, but its maker and Selex are developing an ISR sensor payload
Four rotary types set to fulfill various roles
The U.S. Army has installed the first of five ground-based sense and avoid radar systems to track flights of unmanned aircraft in the U.S.
Choices for the MRO of components will follow these initial depot awards
A schedule to add airdrop, paratrooping etc is being amended
Difficult targeting decisions cited; long campaign foreseen
The U.S. Navy will begin low-rate initial production of an infrared search and track capability for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
The Seahawk was preferred to the NH-90
Bell Helicopter demonstrated a V-22 with forward firing capability at the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Ariz.
The Army intends to use as many as 200 Lakotas, the military variant of the EC145, for its training mission.