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Falco Xplorer completes first flight

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Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer unmanned aerial system (UAS) – the largest the company has ever built – has successfully completed its first flight.

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Israel activates second F-35I squadron

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The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has stood up 116 Squadron ‘Lions of the South’ as its second operational F-35I Adir unit.

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India’s naval Tejas prototype completes carrier milestones

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The naval prototype of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas – also known as the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – has become the first Indian-made fighter aircraft to land and take-off from an aircraft carrier.

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STS completes 5GAT engine run testing

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Sierra Technical Services (STS) successfully completed engine-run testing on its 5th Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) for the US Department of Defense (DoD) on January 10.

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Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130Js to US

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The US government has contracted Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130J Super Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport aircraft.

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Swimming with Stingrays

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Boeing is on course to deliver a new unmanned aerial system (UAS) to the US Navy that boasts two world firsts...

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US Changes Course on Light Attack?

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In the autumn, the US Air Force (USAF) officially issued its final request for proposal (RFP) for six close air support/ground attack aircraft...

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Rolls-Royce unveils Tempest engine technology details

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Rolls-Royce, has unveiled the first details of the “world-first technology” that will be incorporated into the Tempest next-generation fighter aircraft.

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Leonardo wins US Navy next-gen training helicopter contract

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The US Navy has selected Leonardo Helicopters’ TH-119 – now TH-73A – as the winner of its Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) contest – replacing its ageing fleet of Bell TH-57B/C Sea Rangers as the service’s next-generation training helicopters.

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Northrop Grumman contracted for Joint STARS sustainment work

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The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Northrop Grumman to continue sustainment and modification work for its E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet.

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