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F-35 Returns to Limited Flight, Officials Rule Out Farnborough

F-35 Returns to Limited Flight, Officials Rule Out Farnborough

While the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news […]


US military awards contracts to design reusable spaceplane

US military awards contracts to design reusable spaceplane

The U.S. military said Tuesday it has awarded contracts to three companies to design an experimental spaceplane conceived as a reusable, unmanned booster with costs, operation and reliability similar to modern aircraft. The companies selected to develop the XS-1 spaceplane […]


UK and France Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

UK and France Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

Defence co-operation between the UK and France has been strengthened following agreements signed at the Farnborough Air Show today, 15 July. Philip Hammond and Jean-Yves Le Drian agreed to bolster co-operation relating to the acquisition and support of military equipment […]


Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s new Angara launch vehicle will not be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, reports ITAR-TASS. “This will not be done. This is a space […]


Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

Welcome to Steve Smith’s world. It’s a place where big is small, small is big and anything is possible. Smith works as a graphic designer at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The 3-D-printer guru uses […]


Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

A South Australian company has won a development contract to supply the United States military with advanced mine clearance technology. Minelab Electronics, a company renowned for its metal detectors, has partnered with a American company NIITEK that makes ground penetrating […]


Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. Putin’s visit is part of an ambitious Latin American tour that has already […]


North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fires 100 artillery shells into sea

North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests. The drill began shortly before midday (0300 GMT) using land […]


Airbus Presents A330neo, But F-35 Is A No-Show At Air Show

Airbus Presents A330neo, But F-35 Is A No-Show At Air Show

The Airbus 330neo, an update of Airbus’s popular range of long-haul passenger jets, is a highlight of this year’s Farnborough Airshow. But the troubled F35 Joint Strike Fighter is off the program for now. Airbus kicked off the Farnborough Airshow […]


 
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