Tagged: US Air Force

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Flight Lab: The Bizarre, Beautiful New Fliers of NASA’s Famed X-Plane Program

TUCKED AWAY IN the Mojave desert lies the Armstrong Flight Research Center, where NASA engineers imagine, design, and test the future of flight in aircraft that carry the designation “X.” That single letter has...

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These planes could someday replace the A-10 – if the Pentagon spends the cash

The impending mothballing of the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jet has prompted outrage among its advocates in the active-duty military, hand-wringing on Capitol Hill and questions from analysts about whether the new F-35 Joint...

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Northrop Starts Production Of South Korean Global Hawks, To Deliver By 2018

Northrop Grumman announced Monday that it will begin production of four RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for the Republic of Korea’s Air Force. The systems will provide valuable wide-area intelligence gathering capabilities...