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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 11, 2016 - 3:45 AM
After five years of development Thales subsidiary TDA is launching its Aculeus-LG laser-guided rocket with a French army order.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:35 AM
Having supported Brazil’s Herons for some years, Avionics Services has now developed a version of the air vehicle tailored to Brazilian needs.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:30 AM
As the Rockwell Collins/Elbit joint venture celebrates 20 years of providing JHMCS helmet-mounted displays, a new night cueing system is being trialed.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:15 AM
Embraer’s advanced-technology tanker/transport is making its first international appearance at Farnborough.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:15 AM
UK company Dart Jet is proposing a revolutionary approach to fast-jet training.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:00 AM
The deliveries originated in a massive arms deal the U.S. and Saudi governments negotiated in 2010.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Intended for older, legacy Black Hawks, the all-digital suite will begin certification testing this fall.
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Jul 10, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Despite the gloomy talk after the “Brexit” decision to leave the EU, the UK is pushing ahead with defense procurement plans.
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Jul 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM
The Bell Helicopters V280 is being prepared for a first flight in September 2017.
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Jul 10, 2016 - 6:00 AM
A rare glimpse of Israeli company’s special mission aircraft capabilities was had at a recent conference.