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Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.
Turkish type approved by EASA.
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Sensors assess and record the pilot’s breathing to detect that sufficient oxygen is being delivered, guarding against hypoxia.
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.
The new system includes a large HUD that shows video imagery with flight and navigation symbology overlaid in 2D and 3D.
The Brazilian logistics group will use the commercial aircraft for cargo delivers once it receives FAA certification in 2018.
MBDA has undertaken the first firing of the Spear advanced attack missile has it embarks on full development for the F-35.
Leonardo has developed an innovative IFF arrangement to complement the AESA radar