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February 2, 2016, 11:55 AM

Pentagon Budget Pursues 'Arsenal Plane,' Swarming Drones

The arsenal plane is one of the R&D efforts being pursued by the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Jun 23, 2011 - 3:05 AM
L-3’s Aviation Products Group (Static F186) is to supply a wide range of avionics for the Sky Aircraft Skylander SK-105, the multi-purpose twin-turboprop t
Jun 23, 2011 - 2:35 AM
According to the latest speculation, the A400M will soon gain an official name: Atlas.
Jun 23, 2011 - 1:53 AM
Nearly a year after the Sukhoi T-50 made its first flight, another fifth-generation fighter program made its debut, in the form of Chengdu’s J-20.
Jun 23, 2011 - 1:50 AM
Northrop Grumman, named to supply its large-aircraft, infrared-countermeasures (LAIRCM) system on the U.S.
Jun 23, 2011 - 1:45 AM
The last-minute problem with the gearbox of the TP400D-6 turboprop engine, which led to the decision to cancel the spectacular Airbus A400M flying display
Jun 23, 2011 - 1:00 AM
Saab is offering a version of its 2000 MPA (maritime patrol aircraft) to the Indian navy to answer that service’s medium-range, maritime reconnaissance (MR
Jun 22, 2011 - 11:00 PM
Israeli sensor specialist Controp Precision Technologies (Hall 3 C17) is displaying a range of its advanced electro-optic/infrared/laser payloads, includin
Jun 22, 2011 - 10:15 PM
As the culmination of a jointly funded cooperation program between Italian electronics house Elettronica and the Elop business of Elbit Systems, the Isra
Jun 22, 2011 - 10:10 PM
One of the biggest dangers facing helicopter crews around the world, and in current operational theaters in particular, is “brownout.” Rotor downwash can