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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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Airbus Helicopters H225M landing
Sep 7, 2016 - 7:26 AM
Airbus is still hoping to sell 50 H225Ms, while attack helicopters and VIP transports will also be discussed.
An-225 Mriya airlifter in flight
Sep 6, 2016 - 8:31 AM
A second lease of life for the world’s largest aircraft has been agreed between Ukraine and China.
Sep 6, 2016 - 7:35 AM
But sovereignty concerns still prevent India from concluding two more agreements on deeper cooperation.
Hongdu L-15 jet trainer
Sep 1, 2016 - 8:54 AM
The supersonic, twin-engine Hongdu L-15 will likely serve as a lead-in fighter trainer or light attack aircraft.
RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system
Aug 31, 2016 - 11:44 AM
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command plans to deliver one RQ-21A Blackjack system consisting of five aircraft to the Canadian Army next year.
Airbus A400M MSN2 development aircraft
Aug 31, 2016 - 9:23 AM
Sand is the last of three unprepared types of surfaces for which the four-engine turboprop will be certified, Airbus Defence said.
U.S. Army multi-rotor drone
Aug 30, 2016 - 2:59 PM
The service has flown the small multi-rotor drone during training exercises at the National Training Center at For Irwin, Calif.
MD 530F is unloaded from C-17 Globemaster III
Aug 30, 2016 - 11:19 AM
MD Helicopters over the last two years has produced 24 armed MD 530F helicopters for the Afghan Air Force, in addition to earlier trainers.
Aug 24, 2016 - 12:01 PM
Pilots appeared to lose control of the vehicle as it nose-divd from 100 feet
RQ-4 Global Hawk
Aug 23, 2016 - 5:16 PM
Raytheon will install modernized 'building-based' ground stations for the Global Hawk at Beale and Grand Forks air force bases.