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BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier The four technologies unveiled are: 3D printers so advanced they could print […]


Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

A Eurofighter jet crashed while attempting to land at an air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, killing its pilot, the defense ministry said. “A Eurofighter crashed on landing at the start of the runway of the Moron base,” near […]


Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russia’s Air Force is set to receive new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of 2014, a Russian Defense Ministry’s Air Force spokesman said. “By the end of the year, the […]


Philippines to spend $524mn on military aircraft

Philippines to spend $524mn on military aircraft

The Philippines said Friday it will buy $524.7-million worth of aircraft from South Korea and Canada as part of a military upgrade amid territorial disputes with superpower neighbor China. The contracts to be signed on March 28 will include the […]


China’s Y-20 Prototype Aircraft Can Take Off with Maximum Weight

China’s Y-20 Prototype Aircraft Can Take Off with Maximum Weight

Research and development on China’s Y-20 large transport aircraft, which ranks as a large aircraft by international standards, is going smoothly, and the level of technology is maturing in various aspects. The Y-20 prototype aircraft can now achieve maximum take-off […]


Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Demonstrator Completes First Flight

Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Demonstrator Completes First Flight

Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator recently completed its first flight to verify airworthiness, an important milestone toward providing a low-risk and cost-effective maritime surveillance solution designed for search and rescue, anti-piracy patrols and coastal and border security. Boeing teammate […]


From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

Fighter aircraft, tanks, submarines, heavy artillery: the horrors of warfare between 1914 and 1918 were a crucible for deadly technological innovation, including the poison gas that came to symbolize the barbarity of the conflict. When World War I broke out […]


Boeing Starts Assembly of Final KC-46A Test Aircraft

Boeing Starts Assembly of Final KC-46A Test Aircraft

Boeing is assembling the fourth and final KC-46A test aircraft for the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation aerial refueling tanker program at the company’s Everett factory, keeping the program on track to deliver the initial 18 tankers to the Air Force […]


V-22B Block C Aircraft and Support Package for Israel

V-22B Block C Aircraft and Support Package for Israel

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress January 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel for V-22B Block C Aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.13 billion. The Government of […]


 
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