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Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

Israel Air Force Christens Hermes 900 UAV

The Hermes 900 UAV, manufactured by the Israeli company Elbit Systems, received its official Hebrew name in the Israel Air Force (IAF): “Kochav” (star in Hebrew). The Kochav UAV strengthens the UAV arm of the IAF and is designed for […]


Five Ways the U-2 Goes Above and Sees Beyond

Five Ways the U-2 Goes Above and Sees Beyond

The U-2 Dragon Lady has a reputation as an elusive Skunk Works spy plane. In 2014, the storied aircraft is making history as the U.S. Air Force’s most capable high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. With one of the youngest airframes in the […]


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 […]


10th Sustainment Soldiers Embrace Capabilities of New Chemical-Detection Vehicle

10th Sustainment Soldiers Embrace Capabilities of New Chemical-Detection Vehicle

Four M1135 Strykers are now in the hands of a Fort Drum unit that specializes in unconventional warfare mission. The 59th Chemical Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, accepted delivery of the Stryker nuclear, biological and chemical […]


Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran unveils short-range reconnaissance drone

Iran’s army unveiled a highly mobile propellant-powered reconnaissance drone on Saturday, according to local media. The drone, named “Yasseer,” can fly for eight hours with a range of 200 kilometers (124 miles) and reach an altitude of 4,500 meters (15,000 […]


Textron AirLand Introduces Scorpion ISR/Strike Aircraft

Textron AirLand Introduces Scorpion ISR/Strike Aircraft

Textron AirLand, LLC, a joint venture between Textron Inc. and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, today unveiled its Scorpion prototype, a versatile Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Strike aircraft platform. The aircraft was introduced during a press conference at the Air Force Association […]


Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Two Boeing Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) aircraft have arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for airborne tests of the target-tracking capabilities they will provide to the U.S. Army. The extensively modified Beechcraft King Air 350 […]


First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

The U.S. Navy got its first look at the upgraded MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned system when Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered its first MQ-8C system this month. Northrop Grumman is the Navy’s prime contractor for the MQ-8 Fire Scout program […]


P-8A Passes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

P-8A Passes Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

After an extensive testing period, the U.S. Navy announced July 1 in an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation report that its new patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, P-8A Poseidon, was found “operationally effective, operationally suitable, and ready for fleet introduction.” “This […]


 
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