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  • US Navy poised for UCLASS bidding after unmanned demo


    ​Two aircraft – an unmanned Northrop Grumman X-47B and the Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – launched and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt multiple times on 17 and 18 August, validating a decade-long, on-and-off quest to prove such a pairing is possible on a carrier deck.


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  • Navy begins testing carrier-based UAS software


    ​The US Navy has begun testing the software that eventually will control all of its maritime unmanned air vehicles...


  • US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air


    ​With top officers still calling for the aircraft’s retirement as accost-saving measure, the US Air Force has...


  • US Air Force nears final test of target drone F-16s


    ​The US Air Force next week will finalize the conversion of a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s into expendable unmanned...


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  • Navy begins testing carrier-based UAS software

    News | 11 Sep 2014 18:45 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Navy has begun testing the software that eventually will control all of its maritime unmanned air vehicles and will initially be installed in an unmanned carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Navy-begins-testing-carrier-based-UAS-software-403610/
  • US Air Force pens A-10 maintenance deal with Korean Air

    News | 10 Sep 2014 15:03 | Dan Parsons

    ​With top officers still calling for the aircraft’s retirement as accost-saving measure, the US Air Force has announced a major potential investment in depot maintenance for the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-pens-A-10-maintenance-deal-with-Korean-Air-403557/
  • US Air Force nears final test of target drone F-16s

    News | 27 Aug 2014 17:54 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force next week will finalize the conversion of a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s into expendable unmanned aircraft by shooting one with an air-to-air missile fired from an operational jet fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-nears-final-test-of-target-drone-F-16s-403079/
  • US Navy poised for UCLASS bidding after unmanned demo

    News | 20 Aug 2014 00:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two aircraft – an unmanned Northrop Grumman X-47B and the Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – launched and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt multiple times on 17 and 18 August, validating a decade-long, on-and-off quest to prove such a pairing is possible on a carrier deck.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-poised-for-UCLASS-bidding-after-unmanned-demo-402852/
  • Obama authorises Iraqi air strikes

    News | 08 Aug 2014 13:27 | Beth Stevenson

    President Barack Obama has authorised US personnel to conduct air strikes over Iraq and target Islamic insurgents advancing in their occupation of the region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Obama-authorises-Iraqi-air-strikes-402526/
  • RAF Reapers to enter service's core fleet

    News | 01 Aug 2014 21:48 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that it will bring its ten Royal Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles into its core fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Reapers-to-enter-services-core-fleet-402312/