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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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helicopter
Jul 8, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Company claims generic weapons system will provide affordable solutions.
fighter jet
Jul 8, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Two-Year Legal Saga Of Chinese Cyber Hack Of U.S. Military Aircraft May Be Ending
F-35s in flight
Jul 7, 2016 - 5:03 PM
Talks to conclude new production contracts are still not done, but movement on price is going in the right direction.
Mil Mi-28NME on ramp
Jul 5, 2016 - 7:08 AM
The country is the first export customer; deliveries have included radar-equipped night-fighting version.
airplane
Jul 5, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Transition training will begin this year at NAS Whidbey Island, the Navy’s second major P-8A training facility.
missiles
Jul 5, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Sweden is eager for enhanced fighter capability at a time of increased tension in the Baltic region.
GE Adaptive Engine Technology Development concept
Jul 1, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The Adaptive Engine Transition Program will mature 'three-stream,' adaptive-cycle turbofan engines for the next generation fighter.
F-5B in flight
Jun 30, 2016 - 10:18 AM
Two years after an abortive attempt, the stealth jets are making their first appearances in Europe.
Su-30MKI taking off
Jun 30, 2016 - 7:28 AM
Adapting the heavy supersonic weapon to the Su-30MKI has not been an easy task.
ScanEagle launch from Coast Guard cutter Bertholf.
Jun 29, 2016 - 1:50 PM
Institu formally becomes the first provider of unmanned aircraft system surveillance services to the U.S. maritime service.