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  • Lockheed completes Tunisian C-130J deliveries

    News | 12 Dec 2014 17:34 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Lockheed Martin has completed deliveries of C-130J tactical transports to Tunisia, with the nation’s air force having received its second example of the new-generation Hercules on 11 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-completes-Tunisian-C-130J-deliveries-407058/
  • OPINION: Nowhere to hide from UAVs?

    News | 12 Dec 2014 10:51

    ​Civilian unmanned air vehicles – usually very small ones – are already big business, and the industry is growing apace. For that reason, not only the aviation industry but also society as a whole have to decide how best to take advantage of the advances these aircraft can bring, but also contain their potential misuse or abuse.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Nowhere-to-hide-from-UAVs-407052/
  • Italy, Turkey will lead F-35 maintenance in Europe

    News | 11 Dec 2014 20:05

    ​The US Defense Department has chosen the European nations to which it will assign heavy airframe and engine maintenance for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-Turkey-will-lead-F-35-maintenance-in-Europe-407030/
  • Canada rates F-35A rivals equal on most missions

    News | 11 Dec 2014 17:09 | Dan Parsons

    ​A new Canadian government report suggests other fighter jets are just as capable as the Lockheed Martin F-35A at fulfilling the nation’s most likely mission needs, potentially opening the door to a competitive acquisition process to replace a fleet of 77 Boeing CF-18s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-rates-F-35A-rivals-equal-on-most-missions-407025/
  • French army receives first two HAD Block 2 Tigers

    News | 11 Dec 2014 16:05 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two upgraded Tiger attack helicopters in the HAD Block 2 configuration to the French army.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-army-receives-first-two-HAD-Block-2-Tigers-407022/
  • Typhoon undergoes Storm Shadow drop tests

    News | 11 Dec 2014 15:54 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An MBDA Storm Shadow missile was successfully deployed from a Eurofighter Typhoon during a series of trials led by Alenia Aermacchi in November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Typhoon-undergoes-Storm-Shadow-drop-tests-407019/
  • UK CAA urges for more large UAV testing

    News | 11 Dec 2014 14:04 | Beth Stevenson

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s unmanned air vehicle lead has expressed disappointment at the lack of UAV operators and developers that are coming forward to test larger systems in UK airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-CAA-urges-for-more-large-UAV-testing-407012/
  • US 2015 budget deal improves on Pentagon request

    News | 10 Dec 2014 16:57 | Dan Parsons

    ​Military aviation officials and defense contractors will have a merry Christmas if the $1.1 trillion fiscal year 2015 budget is approved as agreed upon on 10 December passes both houses of the US Congress.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-2015-budget-deal-improves-on-Pentagon-request-406974/
  • Dutch army seeks Raven replacement

    News | 10 Dec 2014 16:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Netherlands Army is in the process of preparing a request for proposals for the replacement of its AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven unmanned air vehicle, which it expects to release in early 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-army-seeks-Raven-replacement-406964/
  • ANALYSIS: UAV studies warn of risks as industry burgeons

    News | 10 Dec 2014 13:47 | David Learmount

    Confirmation by the UK authorities that an unidentified unmanned air system was involved in a near collision with an Airbus A320 on the approach to London Heathrow airport's runway 09L in July has put the issue of regulation in the spotlight. This is a topical issue because in just one European country in the last year the number of UAS operators rose by 350%.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UAV-studies-warn-of-risks-as-industry-burgeons-406950/
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