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August 3, 2022, 5:41 AM

L3Harris Sky Warden Selected for Armed Overwatch Program

The missionized agricultural Sky Warden will be used in support of U.S. special forces in areas such as Africa.

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L3Harris AST-802U Sky Warden
Aug 3, 2022 - 5:41 AM
The missionized agricultural Sky Warden will be used in support of U.S. special forces in areas such as Africa.
The Raider X will be powered by GE’s T901 engine, and its rigid, four-bladed contrarotating main rotors and rear thruster enable a cruise speed of more than 200 knots and improved manuevering capability.
Aug 1, 2022 - 8:23 AM
Sikorsky's competitive prototype for the Army's FARA program is 90 percent complete.
KAI FA-50
Jul 27, 2022 - 5:27 AM
The new fighters are required urgently to complete the replacement of the air force’s Soviet-era hardware.
KC-30 Brazil
Jul 27, 2022 - 5:14 AM
The two A330s will be converted into tanker/transports to restore a capability lost with the retirement of the Boeing KC-137 in 2013.
A400M firefighter
Jul 26, 2022 - 5:21 AM
Airbus has engineered a fully roll-on, roll-off solution that can turn any A400M into a firefighter without modification.
F/A-18 Super Hornet India
Jul 21, 2022 - 8:31 AM
India is looking for a multi-role fighter to equip the air wing of its new indigenously designed aircraft carrier.
Jul 21, 2022 - 4:22 AM
Trials of MBDA's Dragonfire laser weapon have started successfully.
Jul 21, 2022 - 4:10 AM
The XA100 is the world’s first flight-weight, three-stream, adaptive cycle engine to run, and could power F-35s by the end of the 2020s.
 has unveiled a method to deliver tactical multi-domain operational (MDO) training. It adds to a substantial portfolio of training and technical services offered by the British company.
Jul 20, 2022 - 10:29 AM
Inzpire delivers tactical multi-domain operational training from a ruggedized case containing all the necessary materials.
Bell  V-22 Osprey
Jul 20, 2022 - 7:11 AM
The U.S. Army expects to choose its FLRAA UH-60 Black Hawk replacement in October.