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New Version of CMV-22B Osprey Successfully Completes First Flight

The first CMV-22B Osprey, built by Boeing and Bell Textron Inc. completed first flight operations at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center. The CMV-22B is the...

GA-ASI Begins Multi-Domain Operations Demo Using Gray Eagle ER

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) on November 19, 2019 completed the first in a series of internally funded Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) demonstrations using...

US Air Force Tests New Rotor Design for F-35 Engine

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE: The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has returned to Arnold Engineering Development Complex for another round of testing, with a...

US Army and Air Force team up for multi-domain operations

Two U.S. Air Force F-35s were integrated with the U.S. Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS), providing an airborne sensor...

Chinese Air Force Reveals J-20 Combat Formation

China's most advanced J-20 stealth fighter jets assigned to an ace unit have been conducting real-combat scenario training together with powerful J-16 and agile...

India Stands up First Sukhoi-30 MKI Aircraft Squadron with BrahMos Missiles

The Indian Air Force has inducted its first squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft carrying the BrahMos missiles in the South at its Thanjavur base...

Saab Starts Production of US Air Force T-7A Trainer Aircraft

Saab started assembly production on January 10, 2020 of its section of the T-7A aircraft, the advanced trainer developed and produced together with Boeing...

Lockheed Will Replace F-35’s Faulty Computer System with Cloud-Based Programs

The F-35’s infamously troublesome onboard computer suite will be getting completely replaced in the next two years, a top Pentagon official said on Tuesday. Lockheed...

Gremlins program completes first flight test for X-61A vehicle

DARPA's Gremlins program has completed the first flight test of its X-61A vehicle. The test in late November at the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving...

China Flies World’s First Large, Three-Engine Drone

Independently developed by China, the world's first large, three-engine utility drone recently made its first flight, with experts saying on Sunday that the drone...