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Sierra Technical unveils ‘faster’ and ‘more manoeuvrable’ stealth UAV

Sierra Technical Services recently completed several ground tests, including an engine test run, on its Fifth Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) aircraft.

X-60A hot fire test conducted at Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville Florida - Credit USAF

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X-60A hypersonic test vehicle completes rocket hot firings

The US Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) X-60A rocket recently completed engine test firings while on the ground at Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville, Florida.

Boeing FA-18F Super Hornet with IRST Block II pod

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US Navy flies F/A-18F Super Hornet with Infrared Search & Track Block II pod

The US Navy (USN) for the first time in late 2019 flew an F/A-18F Super Hornet carrying an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod under the centerline of its undercarriage.

Falcon 8X Signint

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Dassault, Thales to provide France with SIGINT Falcon 8X

Paris has tapped Dassault and Thales to provide three signals intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft based on the Falcon 8X business jet under its ARCHANGE requirement.

5GAT Right Rear Lkg Fwd Iso view

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Sierra Technical unveils ‘faster’ and ‘more manoeuvrable’ stealth UAV

Sierra Technical Services recently completed several ground tests, including an engine test run, on its Fifth Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) aircraft.

Indonesian Aerospace UAV

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Indonesia rolls out indigenous MALE UAV

Indonesian Aerospace has rolled out the first prototype of a medium altitude long endurance (MALE) UAV for which it sees a number of domestic missions.

UAV Turbines Monarch Hybrid Range Extender

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UAV Turbines unveils hybrid-electric ‘microturbine’ for drones

UAV Turbines unveiled to the market on 10 December a demonstrator hybrid-electric “microturbine” for small unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) that it says allows drones to harness the efficiency of a turbine, but also the instant power of an electric motor.

Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout

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​US Navy to prototype Northrop Grumman MQ-8C with weapons

The US Navy (USN) intends to negotiate and award a contract to Bell to engineer an aft-cabin door redesign of the Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout to accommodate potential weapon stores.

MQ-9B

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​MQ-9B pips MQ-9A in Australian MALE requirement

Canberra has down selected the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9B SkyGuardian for its AIR 7003 requirement for an armed remotely-piloted air system (RPAS), favouring the type over the MQ-9A Reaper.

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NAVAIR picks payload contest winners for US Marine Corps' MUX

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded the first four payload prizes for the Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft System Expeditionary (MUX) programme.

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