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The new unmanned aerial refueling aircraft will have lesser capability than its UClass predecessor, but with growth potential.
The service is taking steps to relieve the strain on its remotely piloted aircraft force, but faces difficulty maintaining operations tempo.
Initial operational capability of Brimstone 2 on Royal Air Force Tornados is scheduled this spring, with later clearance on Eurofighter Typhoon.
The defense contractor is advancing multiple platforms that would travel at or beyond Mach 5.
Quadcopters flying autonomously in GPS-denied environments could help in urban settings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency asserts.
The manufacturer is working to support the U.S. Air Force's planned declaration of F-35A initial operating capability by August.
European and other nations indicate their willingness to support U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State and other terrorists.
After the heads of state in France and India reached agreement in late January, four weeks was thought to be enough time to conclude deal.
The UAE Armed Forces plans to acquire eight of the unmanned derivatives of the Piaggio P.180 Avanti twin turboprop business aircraft.
Boeing will develop an integrated mission system for the ISR and light attack turboprop built by the Paramount Group.