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February 2, 2016, 11:55 AM

Pentagon Budget Pursues 'Arsenal Plane,' Swarming Drones

The arsenal plane is one of the R&D efforts being pursued by the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Nov 8, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Iran is already exploring what it can buy from the likes of Russia and China when sanctions lift and its assets are unfrozen.
Nov 8, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Bell 407-derived NorthStar Aviation 407MRH is on display at the Dubai Air Show for the first time.
Nov 8, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Beechcraft’s AT-6C Wolverine light attacker has recently participated in a NATO exercise, demonstrating excellent results.
Nov 8, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Static display includes Citation Latitude business jet, special-mission King Air and Grand Caravan EX, light attack AT-6, UAS and precision-guided weapons.
Nov 8, 2015 - 4:00 AM
Embraer said the KC-390 program is on track to begin deliveries to the Brazilian Air Force in 2018.
Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) system
Nov 8, 2015 - 12:45 AM
Raytheon has completed demonstration of new hardware and software that vastly improves air-ground coordination.
Nov 7, 2015 - 9:20 AM
UAE says assisting with regional struggles plays a crucial role in keeping them away from its borders.
Nov 7, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Super Tucano is receiving a lot of interest in the Middle East region, as Sierra Nevada partnership works out.
Nov 7, 2015 - 5:45 AM
Now in its 16th year, Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport continues to achieve high sales on the global market.
Roketsan’s Cirit laser-guided rocket
Nov 7, 2015 - 12:05 AM
The Roketsan Cirit laser-guided rocket is being used by the UAE armed forces and can be seen here at the Dubai Airshow on an Archangel aircraft.