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The FAA action to prevent drone flights over 133 military facilities is the first time it has instituded drone-specific airspace restrictions.
Big new deals follow previous imports by the Kingdom; other countries also buying Chinese UCAVs to avoid Western export restrictions.
The Navy's baseline MQ-4C Triton was supposed to come with sense-and-avoid radar, but that capability has been postponed to a 2024 upgrade.
As the twinjet strike aircraft begins replacing Su-24s, new precision-guided weapons are being added
The three-day T-45C grounding comes as the Navy copes with increasing rates of physiological episodes in Hornets, Super Hornets and Growlers.
Local partner PTDI – currently completing Cougars, Fennecs and Panthers – will be helped to develop support and MRO services.
The upgraded F/A-18E/F multirole fighter would ably complement the F-35C Lightning II in carrier air wings into the 2030s, Boeing says.
The nation reportedly favors the Yak-130, since it can simulate the Su-30 fighters already in service
Program leaders awaited the go-ahead to begin low-rate initial production of the estimated $26 billion acquisition from the Pentagon.
Under the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, the companies will advance their concepts to preliminary design stage.