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The Indonesian air force has conducted the maiden flight of an upgraded Lockheed Martin F-16A fighter.
Leonardo has supplied an undisclosed African navy with a pair of specially adapted Beechcraft King Air 350ERs, with the twin-turboprops optimised for maritime patrol duties.
While the total is unchanged from years prior, the service is asking to increase research and development in order to meet upcoming threats from China and Russia by 2030.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has successfully tested on the ground a space laser communication system that it intends to use to securely transfer data between its MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle and satellites.
A General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) has used two sensors to identify and localise emitters on the ground to produce targeting data.
BAE Systems has performed a maiden sortie of its solar-powered PHASA-35 high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) from the Woomera Test Range in South Australia. Further flights will follow this year, says BAE.
AeroVironment is displaying its Switchblade loitering munition at the Singapore air show as it aims to receive its first Foreign Military Sales order for the weapon in 2020.
UMS Skeldar is in discussions with Asia-Pacific navies to sell its V-200 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle, but the market is still developing, and integrating such a system onto a warship remains complicated.
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