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A Canadian Forces CC-115 Buffalo aircraft prepares to land at Chilliwack Airport 0

Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals

The Canadian military has accepted the first of 16 new search-and-rescue (SAR) planes despite outstanding issues with the aircraft’s manuals. The new plane was officially handed over by European manufacturer Airbus to the Royal...

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Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review

The world’s Air Forces in 2019 began to try and get a firm grasp on space, while contracts were handed to make missiles faster and of course the F-35 continued to make headlines. DIA...

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USAF F-16 Downs Drone With Rocket for Cruise Missile Defense Test

An Air Force F-16 recently shot down a targeting drone with an AGR-20A Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rocket queued by the Viper’s targeting pod for the first time in a demonstration of future...

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Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build US VH-92A Presidential Helicopters

Sikorsky VH-92A helicopters to be built at Connecticut and New York plants; Deliveries begin in 2021.     Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, (NYSE: LMT) will build six production VH-92A Presidential Helicopters under a contract...

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Raytheon Set to Offer Retrofits for Boeing’s F-15 Jet Fleet

Raytheon Company RTN recently secured a $15-million modification contract for retrofitting  F-15 jet fleet with Mode 5 capable Identify Friend or Foe units. The deal was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,...

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet (787) with AlphaJet (072) 0

Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

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Boeing Advances Biofuels, Recycling and Conservation

Boeing beats greenhouse gas reduction goal by 7.3% at work sites.  Global Environment Report showcases improved environmental performance. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its 2019 Global Environment Report, highlighting how the company is building...

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Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

Startup manages maintenance, inspection and alteration services for global manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems. Access to safe, reliable maintenance will support commercial operations and urban mobility efforts. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today...

USMC Sikorsky CH-53K (04) Heavy Lift Helicopter. 0

Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopters for USMC

12 CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters to be built at Connecticut plant with deliveries beginning in 2022. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new...

UK's Future Combat Air System project (MAGMA), BAE Systems Weapons 0

UK MAGMA project: Weapons Giant Tests ‘Flapless’ Drone Virtually Undetectable by Radar

The aircraft, known as the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle, is capable of maneuvering without the traditional wing flaps found on aircraft through the use of air that’s blown from its engine through special slots...