United States Army
Somali-based terrorist organisation and Al Qaeda affiliate, Al Shabaab, attacked Manda Bay airfield (also known as Camp Simba) – a joint Kenyan Defence Force/US Africa Command military outpost in Manda Bay, Kenya, on January 5.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has performed a flight demonstration employing Small Glide Munitions (SGMs) on a US Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (ER) unmanned aerial system (UAS).
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.