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August 26, 2015, 10:07 AM

Neuron Program Completes Stealth Test Flights

Pan-European UCAV demonstrator advances, while progress with the all-British equivalent remains unclear

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X-47B aerial refueling
Apr 22, 2015 - 4:05 PM
The Northrop Grumman-built unmanned combat demonstrator will be retired now that it has completed its final test objective.
Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracal
Apr 22, 2015 - 7:24 AM
The Airbus Helicopters Caracel and the Raytheon Patriot missile system will boost the country’s military capability.
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber
Apr 21, 2015 - 4:51 PM
B-1Bs will shift from the Air Combat Command to join B-2s, B-52s and LRS-B under the Air Force Global Strike Command.
AW119K on display at Navy show
Apr 17, 2015 - 8:24 AM
The consortium is pitching the AW119Kx for pilot training.
Apr 16, 2015 - 2:27 PM
An F-35A based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., will appear midway through the event, the organizers announced.
Rafale
Apr 15, 2015 - 4:45 PM
Procurement funds may be switched to indigenous LCA and Indo-Russian FGFA.
Marine Col. Bert Pridgen
Apr 14, 2015 - 1:32 PM
The Navy program office developing the new presidential helicopter plans to maintain the S-92 civil airworthiness certification.
F135 engine
Apr 13, 2015 - 2:24 PM
Pratt & Whitney said it has reduced the cost of the F135 turbofan by 55 percent since the sixth flight-test engine.
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton
Apr 13, 2015 - 1:46 PM
The U.S. Navy has restarted the development of a sense-and-avoid radar system for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft.
Apr 10, 2015 - 2:18 PM
After three years of negotiations, the Indian government tells Dassault it wants the Rafales to be delivered rapidly.