Top News on Lockheed U-2

  • U-2 poised to receive radar upgrade, but not un-manned conversion


    The Lockheed Martin proposal to “un-man” the U-2 is dead, but the old high-altitude surveillance aircraft is very much alive despite repeated attempts to kill the programme.


  • Other News for Lockheed U-2

  • U-2 poised to receive radar upgrade, but not un-manned conversion


    The Lockheed Martin proposal to “un-man” the U-2 is dead, but the old high-altitude surveillance aircraft is very...


  • 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...


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  • ANALYSIS: Lockheed proposes “RQ-X” as U-2 operations enter sixth decade

    News | 24 Aug 2015 14:23 | James Drew

    Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is looking to write the next chapter in the history of the U-2 Dragon Lady after 60 years of continual global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Lockheed-proposes-RQ-X-as-U-2-operations-enter-sixth-decade-415959/
  • U-2 poised to receive radar upgrade, but not un-manned conversion

    News | 31 Jul 2015 21:05 | James Drew

    The Lockheed Martin proposal to “un-man” the U-2 is dead, but the old high-altitude surveillance aircraft is very much alive despite repeated attempts to kill the programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/U-2-poised-to-receive-radar-upgrade-but-not-un-manned-conversion-415291/
  • 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/