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Qatar defence fund behind Aeralis investment

An investment fund with links to the Qatari ministry of defence has been revealed as the mystery backer that recently injected £10.5 million ($14.5 million) into UK start-up Aeralis.

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Rolls-Royce wins $2.6bn re-engining contract for B-52H Stratofortress

The US Air Force has awarded Rolls-Royce a $2.6 billion contract to replace the engines on its Boeing B-52H Stratofortress bomber fleet.



Royal Canadian Air Force to upgrade CF-18A Hornets with Raytheon AESA radars

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) plans to upgrade some of its ageing Boeing CF-18A Hornets with Raytheon Technologies’ APG-79(V)4 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars.

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USAF prepares to test adaptive engines from GE, P&W

The US Air Force plans to start testing adaptive engine prototypes from GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney in early fiscal year 2022.

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Boeing taps Toowoomba for Airpower Teaming System production

Boeing has selected the Australian town of Toowoomba as the preferred site for its first aircraft assembly factory outside North America.

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Kaman unveils Kargo UAV for autonomous resupply duties

Kaman has unveiled a new unmanned air vehicle design optimised for autonomous expeditionary logistics operations, such as those performed by the US Marine Corps.



Boeing to build MQ-25As at MidAmerica St Louis Airport

Boeing will build a new factory in St. Louis to build the MQ-25A Stingray unmanned air vehicle (UAV) for the US Navy (USN). 

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General Atomics eyes Arctic Circle operations with MQ-9A ‘Big Wing’ demo

As global warming melts Arctic Ocean ice pack, leaving more open water for transit by Chinese and Russian ships, Washington is looking for new ways to keep an eye on the frigid region. One possibility: unmanned air vehicles that can keep watch from above.