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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 […]


C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

All good things don’t necessarily need to come to an end; sometimes they are just replaced by something even better. Such is the case with the venerable C-130H Hercules model aircraft here. The C-130 has been around since the Vietnam […]


C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service. The box shaped aircraft described by many as a “work horse” […]


Boeing, Saab Team Up in Joint Bid for T-X Trainer

Boeing, Saab Team Up in Joint Bid for T-X Trainer

Boeing and Saab AB have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to jointly develop and build a new advanced, cost-efficient T-X Family of Systems training solution for the upcoming competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging T-38 aircrew training […]


P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

P-8A Aircraft Program Achieves Initial Operational Capability

The Navy’s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) after the first two P-8A Poseidons departed for deployment Nov. 29. This announcement comes weeks after the completion of the Operational Readiness Evaluation […]


Israel Developing ‘Windbreaker’ for Aircraft Protection

Israel Developing ‘Windbreaker’ for Aircraft Protection

As anti-aircraft shoulder missiles fall into the hands of terrorist organizations and guerrilla groups around the world and threaten a variety of planes, aircraft defense systems are constantly being developed. Until now, what has the solution to this threat been? […]


Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet. As new equipment and advanced weapons are added to the B-52 fleet, the B-52 Software Block (BSB) […]


 
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