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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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Two Airbus Military CN-235 transports are to be modified to gunship configura...
Mar 4, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Jordan is to modify two of its Airbus Military <a href="news/single-news-page/article/casa-in-it-for-long-haul-with-military-transports-25530/">CN-235</a>
Sikorsky and the UAE’s ADAT are teaming to upgrade 23 Black Hawks with the fo...
Mar 4, 2011 - 10:00 AM
On the first day of the IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the UAE announced that it is to upgrade 23 Black Hawk helicopters to an armed <a href="news/single-ne
The Middle East is included in the U.S. government’s broadened export targets...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:45 AM
In a significant move, the U.S.
Alenia Aermacchi received a $29.4 million contract from the UAE for four MB33...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:15 AM
Held in Abu Dhabi, the IDEX defense exhibition is traditionally the platform for the United Arab Emirates to announce major deals.
Boeing’s 767 NextGen Tanker won the well-contested KC-X competition. The cont...
Mar 4, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Boeing has won the KC-X competition and been awarded a $3.5 billion contract for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of the <a href="ain-defens
Boeing's 767 NextGen Tanker will be designated the KC-46A in its service with...
Feb 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Boeing has won the KC-X competition and been awarded a $3.5 billion contract for engineering and manufacturing development of the <a href="airshow-conventi
Airbus’s A330MRTT appears to be poised to win the long-running battle to supp...
Feb 24, 2011 - 4:57 AM
Airbus and Boeing officials are expecting a call from the Pentagon at 4:45 p.m.
Feb 8, 2011 - 6:10 AM
When it comes to defense coverage, <b>AIN</b> naturally focuses on airborne systems and platforms, including some very high-tech stuff, of course.
The HC.3 version of the Chinook only recently entered service after a lengthy...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Boeing announced the first flight of an upgraded <a href="news/single-news-page/article/raf-boosting-chinook-helicopter-fleet-with-new-builds-and-rebuilds-
UK-based Marshall Aerospace is providing maintenance and support for the C-13...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Marshall Aerospace took steps to boost the future of its core business: C-130 Hercules maintenance and support.