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August 23, 2016, 5:16 PM

Ground Segment Upgrade Is Latest for RQ-4 Global Hawk

Raytheon will install modernized 'building-based' ground stations for the Global Hawk at Beale and Grand Forks air force bases.

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KC-46A tanker refuels a C-17 Globemaster III
Jul 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM
After trying to resolve an axial boom loading issue with software, Boeing has developed a hardware fix for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker.
The Fulmar X is seen on its bungee-powered launch ramp.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:45 AM
The Fulmar has been selected by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, which is buying six systems to equip fast patrol craft.
Scorpion helmet-mounted monocular sight and display.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:38 AM
The company will provide 400 sets for LAH service after 2020.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:10 PM
The tie-up with Roketsan could add precision attack capability through the addition of laser-guided rockets, missiles and bombs.
Pratt and Whitney and Rolls-Royce have committed to a Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) approach in support of the UK’s F-35B Lightning II fleet.
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The companies will jointly provide technical support from RAF Marham.
helicopter
Jul 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM
The question of what will arm the UK’s new Apaches has yet to be confirmed
Jul 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Contract calls for 811 pairs through 2034 valued at $2 billion.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:55 AM
Through an agreement with Northrup Grumman, Nordam will produce three new components made of composite materials.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:50 AM
P&W and Rolls-Royce will work together at RAF Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems.
fighter jet
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The Lockheed Martin F-35 can carry a large weapons load, combining internal and external stores.