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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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Jan 7, 2011 - 5:06 AM
Marshall Aerospace has completed development of an avionics upgrade for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) fleet of nine Lockheed Tristar tanker-transports.
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Jan 7, 2011 - 5:01 AM
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Jan 7, 2011 - 4:50 AM
Boeing has won the enhanced medium-altitude reconnaissance and surveillance systems (EMARSS) competition to supply low/medium-altitude airborne reconnaissa
The Royal Australian Air Force is the launch customer for the Airbus Military...
Jan 7, 2011 - 4:48 AM
The Pentagon’s decision in the third round of the KC-X competition is now expected next month.
The Chinese recently conducted taxi trials of a new combat aircraft, designat...
Jan 7, 2011 - 4:24 AM
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Dec 28, 2010 - 8:37 AM
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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will supply 40 license-built Sikorsky UH-60J+s fo...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:56 AM
Japan’s Ministry of Defense has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply 40 license-built Sikorsky UH-60J+ helicopters for the Japan Air Self Defence
The unmanned Fire-X demonstrator made its first flight December 10....
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:54 AM
Remotely controlled helicopters could be delivering cargo to U.S.
The U.S. Air Force is evaluating the Boeing X-37B as an unmanned orbital test...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:45 AM
The U.S.