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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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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.
Nov 6, 2015 - 2:28 PM
A joint statement with Lockheed Martin alleges “fundamental flaws” in the selection process.
Tekever AR5
Nov 5, 2015 - 1:19 PM
Tekever’s AR5 Evolution will aid SAR and pollution monitoring during the two-year Project Rapsody.
Rustom-2 UAV on ramp
Nov 5, 2015 - 11:23 AM
Long-winged design named Rustom will carry various ISR payloads
Nov 5, 2015 - 5:30 AM
U.S. OEM is working closely with India to encourage progress in manufacturing, with final assembly of military helicopters on the cards.
 Light Attack Helicopter model on display
Nov 4, 2015 - 8:40 AM
The European company and KAI will jointly market, as well as develop, civil and military helicopters based on the H155.
A French air force Rafale
Nov 4, 2015 - 7:20 AM
From AREOS to TALIOS, Thales Claims Unique pod features
Saudi F-15
Nov 4, 2015 - 6:30 AM
“Sustainment” work for Saudi fighters could be worth $2.5 billion to successful bidder, which could be non-Saudi.
Il-112 airlifter model
Nov 2, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Russia is dumping the An-140 in favor of the new Ilyushin twin turboprop, as its An-26 replacement.
Airbus A400M landing
Nov 2, 2015 - 8:14 AM
But the airlifter can’t refuel helicopters, and negotiations with the partner nations over another contract amendment are continuing.