Rob Coppinger

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Team Cyborg: Exploring DARPA's ALIAS program

Combat aircraft teaming is to become a combination of human and hardware, as Key.Aero explores...

Tech and training needed for FVL pilots to navigate congested airspace

Future rotorcraft pilots will need technology and training to operate in airspace filled with drones, the Association of the United States Army’s Global Force Next conference heard in March

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Artificial Intelligence: Flying is the Robot's Job

Key.Aero explores the US military's growing focus on using artificial intelligence to cover the role of flying combat aircraft, while pilots become mission managers

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Fear the Bear or Dragon?

As Russia and China prepare to field new fighters, how are the two nations progressing? Royal United Services Institute airpower analyst Justin Bronk speaks to Combat Aircraft Journal

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Tempest Thunders!

UK’s Tempest next-generation fighter programme reaches important milestones bolstered by new partners

Sudan, Egypt hold first aerial combat exercise

The Egyptian and Sudanese air forces held their first joint aerial combat exercise during November

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Think tank: US must engage in UAP tech race or lose

The US must investigate the abilities of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) detected in recent years by its military aircraft's sensors, or the country’s adversaries will - according to an Israeli strategic studies think tank

Spectre arrives for Irish Air Corps

Three Pilatus PC-12NG Spectre aircraft purchased for the Irish Air Corps (IAC) for more than €43m flew into Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel, Ireland, on September 10, to replace five Cessna FR172H Skyhawks

Northrop floats MQ-Next concepts

Northrop Grumman has revealed unmanned aircraft system (UAS) concepts of long unrefuelled ranges, mission endurances greater than 24hrs, robust mission systems, a weapons capacity, open mission systems architectures and a vision vehicle image.

Apache Longbow radar finds export orders

Morocco, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India are to receive AN/APG-78 Longbow Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters under four contracts worth $164.6m announced in September.