Tagged: UK

European Space Agency (ESA) SEOSAT-Ingenio 0

Science SEOSAT-Ingenio’s lost promise for Earth observation

Spain’s satellite, the SEOSAT-Ingenio, was billed as the latest in high resolution land imaging technology. Originally, we presented what it would have done. But its launch vehicle, a Vega rocket called VV17, failed. The...

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United Kingdom Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS) orders four more Airbus H145s

Airbus Helicopters in the UK is to provide four additional H145 helicopters as part of an expansion of the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS). The new helicopters will join the existing fleet of...

Kuwait Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role fighter aircraft 0

First flight of ‘most advanced variant of Kuwaiti Eurofighter’ takes place

The first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) configured for the Kuwaiti Air Force has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first to fly the Captor E-Scan Radar with Phase Enhancement...

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First Shadow R2 for RAF No 14 Squadron

Shadow R2 intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft for No 14 Squadron is serial ZZ507, seen at its RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, base on November 4. The aircraft previously wore the civilian registration G-LBSB, and...

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UK Orders Five Boeing E-7 AEW&C in $2 Billion Deal

The Wedgetail is an Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft with maritime search capabilities, the ability to control unmanned aircraft and intelligence gathering capabilities. The Wedgetail is based on a Boeing 737-700, with the...

The Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jet 0

Leonardo’s BriteCloud decoy flies toward service on RAF Typhoons

Leonardo will support UK MOD trials with its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy in the UK and US. The decoy is expected to go into service on Typhoon later in 2019 BriteCloud is a drinks-can...

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Electric Boat Inks Over $203M for US, UK Strategic Submarines Missile Tubes

The US Department of Defense announced in a press release on Thursday that Electric Boat will produce missile tubes in support of the next generation Columbia-Class submarines as part of the United States-United Kingdom common missile compartment program. US Attack Submarine...

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USS Gerald Ford Supercarrier Might Ditch Shock Testing Before Deployment

The US Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier will not be required to go through shock trials, if the House Armed Services Committee gets its way. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is getting marked...