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February 26, 2015, 1:21 PM

HammerHead Takes Flight, Gains First Order

The Italian Air Force has placed an order for the UAV conversion of the Piaggio Avanti.

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V-22 Osprey firing a rocket
Dec 8, 2014 - 3:14 PM
Bell Helicopter demonstrated a V-22 with forward firing capability at the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Ariz.
Dec 7, 2014 - 2:50 AM
The Army intends to use as many as 200 Lakotas, the military variant of the EC145, for its training mission.
Dec 5, 2014 - 3:40 AM
Engine maker expands its affiliation with Textron-AirLand’s all-composite Surveillance/Light Attack Jet
Dec 4, 2014 - 1:09 PM
The country intends to acquire 17 tiltrotors to accompany the creation of an amphibious brigade.
Dec 4, 2014 - 11:00 AM
The Grob G120TP, Beechcraft T-6C and Embraer Phenom 100 will train future British military pilots.
Dec 4, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Lesser known companies are making headway in Asia with lower-cost systems.
Dec 4, 2014 - 8:40 AM
The new products for mission management and analysis provide intuitive and lightweight user interfaces, according to the company.
Dec 2, 2014 - 10:24 AM
Contract award for the medium multirole helicopter has been postponed to next year’s second quarter.
Nov 26, 2014 - 6:56 AM
Official attributes loss rate to pilots’ lack of combat experience; insufficient training; and insufficient intelligence on the threat.
Nov 26, 2014 - 6:00 AM
BEL-Thales Systems will meet new offset and tech transfer rules