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October 20, 2016, 7:51 AM

Textron’s Scorpion Tactical Jet Drops Weapons

The private venture still lacks a launch customer, but could fulfill the close air support role in the U.S. Air Force.

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Dec 18, 2014 - 12:24 PM
After leaders meet, Western bidders could be shut out of three pending requirements.
Dec 18, 2014 - 7:23 AM
Security is a major factor driving assignments of airframe and engine MRO work for the stealth fighter
Dec 17, 2014 - 3:32 PM
The former LEMV won’t fly again until late 2015, but its maker and Selex are developing an ISR sensor payload
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:13 AM
Four rotary types set to fulfill various roles
U.S. Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle
Dec 15, 2014 - 6:14 PM
The U.S. Army has installed the first of five ground-based sense and avoid radar systems to track flights of unmanned aircraft in the U.S.
Dec 15, 2014 - 3:04 PM
Choices for the MRO of components will follow these initial depot awards
Dec 12, 2014 - 8:36 AM
A schedule to add airdrop, paratrooping etc is being amended
Dec 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Difficult targeting decisions cited; long campaign foreseen
Dec 10, 2014 - 10:11 AM
The U.S. Navy will begin low-rate initial production of an infrared search and track capability for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
Sikorsky S-70B
Dec 10, 2014 - 8:09 AM
The Seahawk was preferred to the NH-90