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February 2, 2016, 11:55 AM

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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Indian Prime Minister Modi and Russian President Putin
Dec 30, 2015 - 10:58 AM
No agreement meeting India’s desire to acquire the S-400 air defense system was signed.
Dec 29, 2015 - 3:25 PM
Troubled program will eventually comprise nine each for SAR and ASW.
Mil Mil-171Sh in flight
Dec 29, 2015 - 2:58 PM
But the Russian helicopter could face new competition from the relaunched Airbus helicopters H215 to be built in Romania.
DARPA TERN unmanned aircraft concept
Dec 28, 2015 - 2:19 PM
The company will build and test a medium-sized unmanned aircraft that would be capable of operating from U.S. Navy destroyers and other vessels.
First flight of NATO AGS Global Hawk
Dec 21, 2015 - 9:40 AM
Manufacturer Northrop Grumman expects to deliver the first of five AGS aircraft to Italy's Sigonella Air Base next year.
RQ-4 Global Hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base
Dec 18, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Over the course of a week, the service announced steps to allow enlisted personnel to fly the RQ-4 Global Hawk and increase its Reaper fleet.
Dec 18, 2015 - 7:37 AM
The advanced jet trainer that was developed with Lockheed Martin, shows new features for the U.S. T-X competition
Dec 16, 2015 - 7:30 AM
Germany will take funding lead for the project definition contract – but it has not yet been negotiated
Dec 15, 2015 - 4:55 PM
The Lockheed Martin Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) is now flying on an F/A-18 Super Hornet
Ilyushin airtanker
Dec 11, 2015 - 1:18 PM
The Il-78M-90A will be co-produced with the Il-76MD-90A airlifter by Aviastar in Ulyanovsk.