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April 25, 2017, 9:39 AM

Russia and India Test Hypersonic and Supersonic Missiles

New developments such as the Zircon and Brahmos pose new threats to large warships.

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WATT electric tethered drone
Oct 18, 2016 - 9:32 AM
Drone Aviation Corp. said a Department of Defense customer has ordered its WATT multi-rotor tethered drone.
L-3 Wescam MX-8
Oct 11, 2016 - 9:51 AM
The turret is intended for use on small manned and unmanned platforms.
Polish defense officials
Oct 11, 2016 - 8:18 AM
A frank statement provides unusually detailed public insight into offset talks for 50 H225Ms. Meanwhile, Poland ordered some rival S-70i Blackhawks.
Lockheed Martin Vector Hawk
Oct 10, 2016 - 3:08 PM
The Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle launced the collapsible fixed-wing Vector Hawk during a U.S. Navy technology exercise.
Oct 10, 2016 - 11:20 AM
The military technology could have applications for civil rotorcraft.
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Oct 5, 2016 - 4:21 PM
Major drone producers Israel, Russia, China and India are not among 45 signatories to the joint declaration on the export of weaponized UAVs.
Oct 5, 2016 - 7:34 AM
IAF chief is bullish on Rafale, but cautious on FGFA project with Russia
Airbus Helicopters EC725s in flight
Oct 5, 2016 - 7:27 AM
Offset negotiations on the deal for 50 EC725s failed, although the company reported new export orders elsewhere.
Oct 4, 2016 - 12:35 PM
Four nations are sharing the cost of a two-year exercise, that may eventually lead to an operational system in 2025
GE Aviation FATE engine
Oct 4, 2016 - 10:22 AM
Advanced Turbine Engine Company and GE Aviation reported developments in separate U.S. Army engine development efforts.