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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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Jul 13, 2016 - 9:25 AM
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Turkish type approved by EASA.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:20 AM
Sensors assess and record the pilot’s breathing to detect that sufficient oxygen is being delivered, guarding against hypoxia.
Jul 13, 2016 - 7:20 AM
Raytheon is pitching its T-100 proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s jet trainer replacement program as a robust training solution—with a jet attached.
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Jul 13, 2016 - 7:20 AM
The new system includes a large HUD that shows video imagery with flight and navigation symbology overlaid in 2D and 3D.
airplane
Jul 13, 2016 - 7:00 AM
The Brazilian logistics group will use the commercial aircraft for cargo delivers once it receives FAA certification in 2018.
Jul 13, 2016 - 12:10 AM
MBDA has undertaken the first firing of the Spear advanced attack missile has it embarks on full development for the F-35.
Jul 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Leonardo has developed an innovative IFF arrangement to complement the AESA radar