Top News on Lockheed U-2

  • Aviation gains in US military's new budget proposal


    Aviation programmes received a significant boost in funding in the Obama administration's fiscal year 2016 budget submission, which is up 6.7% on the enacted total for FY2015.


  • Other News for Lockheed U-2

  • Global Hawk ‘payload adaptor’ plan gaining momentum


    ​Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4B Global Hawk would evolve into a “reconfigurable sensor-transporter” capable of carrying a...


  • US House panel backs EA-18 and, F-35, but nixes A-10 and OH-58


    The budgetary dogfight between the Lockheed Martin F-35 and Boeing EA-18G produced two winners in the version of the...


  • USAF justifies fleet cuts, confirms budget would ground all U-2s in FY16


    The US Air Force is defending its plan to retire its Lockheed U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance and Fairchild Republic...


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  • ANALYSIS: Aiming for 90,000ft with Perlan 2 glider

    News | 10 Jul 2015 09:41 | Howard Slutsken

    ​Making its debut at EAA AirVenture 2015 is a new aircraft that’s destined to shatter records: a remarkable glider called Airbus Perlan Mission IIhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aiming-for-90000ft-with-Perlan-2-glider-414257/
  • Global Hawk ‘payload adaptor’ plan gaining momentum

    News | 29 Jun 2015 19:23 | James Drew

    ​Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4B Global Hawk would evolve into a “reconfigurable sensor-transporter” capable of carrying a variety of sensors weighing up to 544kg (1200lb) under a modification programme currently being assessed by the US Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-Hawk-payload-adaptor-plan-gaining-momentum-414128/
  • Aviation gains in US military's new budget proposal

    News | 02 Feb 2015 20:19 | Dan Parsons

    Aviation programmes received a significant boost in funding in the Obama administration's fiscal year 2016 budget submission, which is up 6.7% on the enacted total for FY2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aviation-gains-in-US-militarys-new-budget-proposal-408585/
  • US House panel backs EA-18 and, F-35, but nixes A-10 and OH-58

    News | 11 Jun 2014 18:06 | Stephen Trimble

    The budgetary dogfight between the Lockheed Martin F-35 and Boeing EA-18G produced two winners in the version of the Fiscal 2015 defence spending bill passed on 10 June by the House Appropriations Committee.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-House-panel-backs-EA-18-and-F-35-but-nixes-A-10-and-OH-58-400310/
  • USAF justifies fleet cuts, confirms budget would ground all U-2s in FY16

    News | 18 Mar 2014 21:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The US Air Force is defending its plan to retire its Lockheed U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance and Fairchild Republic A-10 close-air support aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-justifies-fleet-cuts-confirms-budget-would-ground-all-U-2s-in-FY16-397147/
  • USAF defends A-10 retirements on Capitol Hill

    News | 17 Mar 2014 15:53 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The battle over the future of the US Air Force's fleet of Fairchild Republic A-10s has moved to the US Congress, with lawmakers questioning the service's plan to retire its roughly 320 A-10s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-defends-A-10-retirements-on-Capitol-Hill-397040/