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Iran claims to have flown an unmanned aircraft copied from the RQ-170 Sentinel that crashed in that country in December 2011.
All previous indications and illustrations of the FCAS project have pointed to an unmanned combat air vehicle.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks information on "distributed airborne capabilities" involving small unmanned aircraft.
Indonesia has three separate programs covering current, middle- and long-term requirements.
The service plans to spend $503 million on the jet trainer over the next five years.
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command released a request for information on sense-and-avoid radar solutions for the MQ-4C Triton on November 3.
The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier on November 3.
The Royal Australian Air Force will continue using the IAI Heron to train until it receives the MQ-4C Triton.
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Russian Helicopters completed deliveries of Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters to the Afghan Army in October.