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  • US Special Forces pursuing AC-130-based ‘active denial system’


    ​US Air Force Special Operations Command’s plans to mount an airborne laser and active denial system onto its new AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is maturing and has the strong support of the scientific community within the flying branch.


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  • UAE to install counter-missile system on head-of-state aircraft


    ​The United Arab Emirates has been cleared by the US State Department to buy four Northrop Grumman infrared missile...


  • US Navy purchases six more Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack systems


    ​The US Navy has grown its Boeing Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack low-rate production order to 11 with a $78 million Lot 4...


  • US Special Forces pursuing AC-130-based ‘active denial system’


    ​US Air Force Special Operations Command’s plans to mount an airborne laser and active denial system onto its new...


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  • UAE to install counter-missile system on head-of-state aircraft

    News | 30 Jul 2015 19:34 | James Drew

    ​The United Arab Emirates has been cleared by the US State Department to buy four Northrop Grumman infrared missile countermeasure systems to protect its Boeing-based head-of-state aircraft against missiles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UAE-to-install-counter-missile-system-on-head-of-state-aircraft-415222/
  • US Navy purchases six more Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack systems

    News | 30 Jul 2015 14:52 | James Drew

    ​The US Navy has grown its Boeing Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack low-rate production order to 11 with a $78 million Lot 4 order for six more Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems, which includes 30 air vehicles and 12 catapults.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-purchases-six-more-Insitu-RQ-21A-Blackjack-systems-415212/
  • US Special Forces pursuing AC-130-based ‘active denial system’

    News | 28 Jul 2015 23:22 | James Drew

    ​US Air Force Special Operations Command’s plans to mount an airborne laser and active denial system onto its new AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is maturing and has the strong support of the scientific community within the flying branch.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Special-Forces-pursuing-AC-130-based-active-denial-system-415124/
  • USAF holding old gunships for laser demos

    News | 28 Jul 2015 14:04 | James Drew

    ​The US Air Force has kept some Lockheed Martin AC-130U gunships marked for retirement for use as directed energy weapon testbeds as the service pursues airborne lasers for offensive and defensive uses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-holding-old-gunships-for-laser-demos-415101/
  • VIDEO: 3D-printed UAV launches from Royal Navy ship

    News | 27 Jul 2015 16:53 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The University of Southampton has successfully launched its 3D-printed unmanned air vehicle from the front of a Royal Navy ship, demonstrating how the latter could potentially operate lightweight unmanned aircraft from its vessels for short range surveillance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-3D-printed-UAV-launches-from-Royal-Navy-ship-415055/
  • ANALYSIS: Adaptive engine technology moves beyond the fan

    News | 22 Jun 2015 14:13 | Stephen Trimble

    A 10- to 15-year look ahead into Pratt & Whitney’s vision for military engine technology reveals a very different kind of propulsion system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Adaptive-engine-technology-moves-beyond-the-fan-412423/