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  • US military aviation programmes face $14.2B hit in long-term budget


    Aircraft and aerial munition suppliers face a $14.2 billion hit over the next five years if the US Congress does not repeal mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration, warns a new report issued on 15 April by the Department of Defense (DOD).


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  • US military aviation programmes face $14.2B hit in long-term budget


    Aircraft and aerial munition suppliers face a $14.2 billion hit over the next five years if the US Congress does not...


  • 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...


  • Pentagon proposes buying fewer fighters, unmanned aircraft in FY2015 budget


    ​The US Department of Defense unveiled a budget proposal on 4 March that would slash billions of dollars in aviation...


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  • Amid Congressional pressure, the USAF prepares for an all-unmanned ISR fleet with Global Hawk

    News | 17 Apr 2014 17:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    With the cost of Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk having declined in recent years, the US Air Force has reversed course and says it is now ready to retire its manned Lockheed U-2s in fiscal year 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Amid-Congressional-pressure-the-USAF-prepares-for-an-all-unmanned-ISR-fleet-with-Global-Hawk-398280/
  • US military aviation programmes face $14.2B hit in long-term budget

    News | 16 Apr 2014 01:18 | Stephen Trimble

    Aircraft and aerial munition suppliers face a $14.2 billion hit over the next five years if the US Congress does not repeal mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration, warns a new report issued on 15 April by the Department of Defense (DOD).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-military-aviation-programmes-face-142B-hit-in-long-term-budget-398282/
  • UK details collaboration on P-8, Triton platforms

    News | 04 Apr 2014 10:43 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Twenty UK military personnel are currently working with the US Navy’s Boeing 737-based P-8 maritime surveillance aircraft, with several of these also set to receive training on the service’s remotely-piloted Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-details-collaboration-on-P-8-Triton-platforms-397835/
  • 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/
  • Pentagon proposes buying fewer fighters, unmanned aircraft in FY2015 budget

    News | 05 Mar 2014 04:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Department of Defense unveiled a budget proposal on 4 March that would slash billions of dollars in aviation spending and make sweeping cuts to procurement of new fighter jets and unmanned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pentagon-proposes-buying-fewer-fighters-unmanned-aircraft-in-FY2015-budget-396612/
  • Lockheed Martin starts campaign to save U-2S fleet

    News | 27 Feb 2014 14:21 | Stephen Trimble

    Lockheed Martin has broken its silence over threatened fiscal year 2015 budget cuts to hail the capabilities of the US Air Force's at-risk U-2S surveillance aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Martin-starts-campaign-to-save-U-2S-fleet-396409/