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  • Lockheed Skunk Works designing next-gen U-2 spy plane


    Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is designing a next-generation high-altitude, long-endurance surveillance airplane, known internally as RQ-X or UQ-2, as an optionally-manned successor to the U-2 and Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk.


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  • Lockheed Skunk Works designing next-gen U-2 spy plane


    Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is designing a next-generation high-altitude, long-endurance surveillance airplane, known...


  • ​USAF targets small UAS in new strategic vision paper


    The US Air Force is likely to ramp up its investment in small unmanned aircraft following the release of a long-awaited...


  • Holloman AFB to train 40% more Predator, Reaper pilots in 2016


    Holloman AFB in New Mexico has become ground zero for the US Air Force’s shakeup of MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper...


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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/
  • Lockheed Skunk Works designing next-gen U-2 spy plane

    News | 19 Aug 2015 03:41 | James Drew

    Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is designing a next-generation high-altitude, long-endurance surveillance airplane, known internally as RQ-X or UQ-2, as an optionally-manned successor to the U-2 and Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Skunk-Works-designing-next-gen-U-2-spy-plane-415842/
  • ​USAF targets small UAS in new strategic vision paper

    News | 18 Aug 2015 13:54 | James Drew

    The US Air Force is likely to ramp up its investment in small unmanned aircraft following the release of a long-awaited strategic vision document dedicated to tiny flying weapons.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-targets-small-UAS-in-new-strategic-vision-paper-415788/
  • Holloman AFB to train 40% more Predator, Reaper pilots in 2016

    News | 11 Aug 2015 17:04 | James Drew

    Holloman AFB in New Mexico has become ground zero for the US Air Force’s shakeup of MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations, and will soon be training more pilots per year than any other schoolhouse in the service, manned or unmanned, bypassing even Boeing C-17 pilot output.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Holloman-AFB-to-train-40-more-Predator-Reaper-pilots-in-2016-415594/
  • USAF science panel recommends MQ-9, RQ-4 improvement plan

    News | 04 Aug 2015 16:08 | James Drew

    A panel of military scientists is briefing senior US Air Force leaders on ways to make the defenceless General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper and Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk more useful in a war against a sophisticated enemy that has the ability to hunt and kill aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-science-panel-recommends-MQ-9-RQ-4-improvement-plan-415344/
  • Northrop unveils evolved, exportable BACN aerial gateway

    News | 25 Jul 2015 01:36 | James Drew

    Northrop Grumman has expanded the networking capabilities of its Battlefield Airborne Communications Node aerial gateway to create a new product that promises to make “combat cloud” warfare commonplace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-unveils-evolved-exportable-BACN-aerial-gateway-415022/