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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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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.
Embraer has teamed with Sierra Nevada to offer the Super Tucano as a contende...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Flight evaluations of the two contenders for the U.S.
The RAAF is the launch customer for the A330MRTT, but Airbus and the service ...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Airbus Military has flight-tested the fuselage refueling unit (FRU) of the <link news/single-news-page/article/a330-mrtt-brings-a-boom-to-airbus-biz-22817/
Saab is providing the front and central sections of the fuselage for the pan-...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Major subassemblies for the <a href="airshow-convention-news/farnborough-air-show/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/amid-calls-for-collaboration-uc
The F-35B STOVL version of the Joint Strike Fighter will be canceled if Lockh...
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:46 AM
Lockheed Martin has two years to fix problems with the F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the Joint Strike Fighter, or it will b
China's J-20 fighter made its first public flight on January 11....
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:44 AM
The prototype of <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/china-reveals-new-combat-aircraft-design-28160/?no_cache=1&tx_ttne
A military exercise including the ground-launched version of Taiwan’s indigen...
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:40 AM
Taiwanese president Ma Ying-Jeou renewed his nation’s plea to the U.S.
BAE has begun delivering its ‘look and shoot’ helmet for pilots of the Eurofi...
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:38 AM
BAE Systems abandoned plans to sell most of its remaining avionics capabilities.