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ANALYSIS: Sikorsky unveils Raider X as FARA race gains pace

Khalem Chapman

Sikorsky has officially unveiled its candidate for the US Army's Future Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme, the 'Raider X.' Over recent weeks, the FARA race has been prominent in aviation development news and Khalem Chapman explores the competition following Raider X's announcement.

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Luftwaffe's "Carbon Warrior" breaks cover

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The Luftwaffe (German Air Force) has a tradition of giving special paint schemes to both its Eurofighter and Tornado combat aircraft, highlighting anniversaries or for NATO's annual Tiger Meet. It seems the air arm is at it again with the newly painted 'Carbon Warrior' breaking cover.

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Kuwait's first H225M begins flight testing

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The first Airbus H225Ms destined to see operational service with Kuwait have started flight testing.

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C-130J surpasses two million flight hours

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A major milestone has been passed for Lockheed Martin's C-130J Super Hercules as the type recently surpassed two million flight hours.

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Italy's Guardia di Finanza orders more ATR 72MPs

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Italy's Guardia di Finanza has ordered a further three ATR 72MP maritime patrol aircraft for dedicated surveillance duties.

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Rostec eyes South Korean Ka-32 revamp

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The Rostec State Corporation has announced its intention to offer South Korea a modernisation package for its fleet of Kamov Ka-32 coaxial rotor helicopters at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019 (ADEX) 2019.

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XQ-58A damaged following third flight

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The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie experimental unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) completed its third flight as part of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration (LCASD) programme, but a landing mishap has damaged the aircraft.

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Indian Air Force receives first Dassault Rafale

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has officially received its first Dassault Rafale multi-role fighters, which were handed over during a ceremony held on October 8, a date that neatly coincided with the 87th anniversary of the air arm's formation.

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RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of its final Eurofighter Typhoon, with the last aircraft being handed over during a ceremony on September 27.

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RAF Museum concludes Lysander restoration

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum at RAF Cosford, Shropshire, has restored a Westland Lysander III (S.D.), the only surviving special duties variant.

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