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The next generation aircraft Lockheed Martin is designing to replace the U-2 would be 'survivable, not unnoticeable,' the company says.
UMS Skeldar offers a product line of fixed- and rotary-wing small unmanned aircraft for military and civilian applications.
The service said its effort to refine the RFP language under its 'Bending the Cost Curve' initiative has taken longer than expected.
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.