News and issues relating to the defense aerospace business, with emphasis on current/in-use, in-development and prospective programs for manned military aircraft, unmanned combat aircraft vehicles (UCAVs), military aircraft engines, avionics, missiles, bombs, guidance systems and ground-based air-defense systems.
Upgrades could continue on other British platforms after 2019 retirement; Germany plan to operate the aircraft at least through 2025.
The vehicle experienced a "flight anomaly" shortly after launch on August 25.
The Army plans to upgrade existing Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawks with analog cockpit instrumentation to UH-60M digital standard.
The three new aircraft will join 18 Block 30 Global Hawks the service earlier planned to retire.
The twin-boom, tandem-seat turboprop has been under development since 2011.
The 75 aircraft without cracks have returned to service.
BAE Systems plans to deliver 12 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia this year
Manned and unmanned aircraft are participating in the intelligence-gathering and humanitarian missions.
The U.S. company is now promoting the aircraft in Europe for low-cost airborne sensing.