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July 19, 2016, 8:03 AM

Farnborough Show Brought Plenty of Defense News

A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.

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U.S. Air Force E-8C JStars
Mar 29, 2016 - 10:02 AM
The contractors will further develop their radar systems for the U.S. Air Force Joint Surveillance Attack Radar System recapitalization program.
Lockheed Martin TR-X concept
Mar 24, 2016 - 10:57 AM
The next generation aircraft Lockheed Martin is designing to replace the U-2 would be 'survivable, not unnoticeable,' the company says.
UMS Skeldar F-720
Mar 23, 2016 - 11:05 AM
UMS Skeldar offers a product line of fixed- and rotary-wing small unmanned aircraft for military and civilian applications.
U.S. Air Force T-38C Talon
Mar 22, 2016 - 11:48 AM
The service said its effort to refine the RFP language under its 'Bending the Cost Curve' initiative has taken longer than expected.
Lockheed Martin concept of Navy unmanned aircraft
Mar 21, 2016 - 2:52 PM
The new unmanned aerial refueling aircraft will have lesser capability than its UClass predecessor, but with growth potential.
U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper pilot
Mar 20, 2016 - 8:09 PM
The service is taking steps to relieve the strain on its remotely piloted aircraft force, but faces difficulty maintaining operations tempo.
Eurofighter Typhoon with Brimstone and other missiles
Mar 18, 2016 - 6:58 AM
Initial operational capability of Brimstone 2 on Royal Air Force Tornados is scheduled this spring, with later clearance on Eurofighter Typhoon.
Artist's rendering of SR-72
Mar 17, 2016 - 9:47 AM
The defense contractor is advancing multiple platforms that would travel at or beyond Mach 5.
Darpa Fast Lightweight Autonomy quadcopter
Mar 16, 2016 - 12:51 PM
Quadcopters flying autonomously in GPS-denied environments could help in urban settings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency asserts.
F-35A drops a GBU-12 laser guided bomb
Mar 15, 2016 - 11:24 PM
The manufacturer is working to support the U.S. Air Force's planned declaration of F-35A initial operating capability by August.