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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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GE Adaptive Engine Technology Development concept
Jul 1, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The Adaptive Engine Transition Program will mature 'three-stream,' adaptive-cycle turbofan engines for the next generation fighter.
F-5B in flight
Jun 30, 2016 - 10:18 AM
Two years after an abortive attempt, the stealth jets are making their first appearances in Europe.
Su-30MKI taking off
Jun 30, 2016 - 7:28 AM
Adapting the heavy supersonic weapon to the Su-30MKI has not been an easy task.
ScanEagle launch from Coast Guard cutter Bertholf.
Jun 29, 2016 - 1:50 PM
Institu formally becomes the first provider of unmanned aircraft system surveillance services to the U.S. maritime service.
EC-130H Compass Call
Jun 29, 2016 - 11:19 AM
The White House backs a U.S. Air Force proposal to 're-host' electronic warfare equipment on a Gulfstream G550-based platform.
Super Mushshak on the ground
Jun 29, 2016 - 7:32 AM
The Super Mushshak and the JF-17 Thunder are both being marketed by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC).
Emarss-M prototype
Jun 28, 2016 - 1:43 PM
The L-3 Mission Integration division said four modified aircraft will take part in an operational test and evaluation phase this year.
F-35 roll-out in Israel
Jun 22, 2016 - 4:29 PM
But nothing was said about the country’s drive for operational independence with the stealth jet.
India's HTT-40 in flight
Jun 22, 2016 - 2:31 PM
The HTT-40 is due to enter service in 2018.
Yak-152 prototype
Jun 22, 2016 - 7:39 AM
Diesel and piston versions are planned for Russian domestic and export customers.