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Test contract signed for Protector

Thomas Newdick

THE MINISTRY of Defence has signed a contract worth around £100m to complete testing of the Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

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Second UK Poseidon flies

Thomas Newdick

BOEING HAS conducted a maiden flight of the second P-8A Poseidon MRA1 for the RAF.

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First aircraft lands on HMS Prince of Wales

Thomas Newdick

ROYAL NAVY Merlin HM2 ZH856 from 820 Naval Air Squadron became the first aircraft to touch down on the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales (R09) on September 23.

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Italy joins Tempest

Thomas Newdick

ITALY HAS become the second partner nation to join the UK’s Tempest sixth-generation fighter project.

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LCA Navy makes first arrested landing

Thomas Newdick

AN INDIAN Navy Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) LCA Navy fighter caught an arresting cable at a shore-based test facility in Goa for the first time on September 13.

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Taiwan's Advanced Jet Trainer unveiled

Thomas Newdick

THE NEW trainer for the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) was rolled out in a ceremony at the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) factory in Taichung on September 24.

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The strength of the wolf is the pack

Thomas Newdick

Only a single frontline unit within the Italian Air Force flies the C-27J Spartan multi-mission airlifter. Thomas Newdick and Joe Campion visited Tuscany to find out more about a transport squadron that styles itself as a family of wolves.

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More Sea Lions for Germany

Thomas Newdick

GERMANY HAS selected the NH90 to replace its existing fleet of 22 Sea Lynx Mk88A anti-submarine warfare helicopters, as the Marineflieger (German Naval Aviation) moves towards a single-type frontline naval rotary fleet.

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VICTORY DAY ‘BEARS’

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A pair of recently upgraded Tu-95MS ‘Bear-H’ strategic bombers...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth – Apache joins the fray

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Comment An Apache AH1 lands safely aboard Britain’s...

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