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XQ-58A Valkyrie “wingman UAS” demonstrator resumes test flights after mishap
The US Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, has completed the successful fourth flight test of...
Croatian Air Force Kiowa helicopter crashes into Adriatic Sea
The body of one of the pilots has been recovered while search efforts for the second pilot continue.
US Navy Triton UAS arrive in Guam for first Western Pacific...
The US Navy’s first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have arrived in Guam for their initial deployment in the Pacific theater.
France orders first Griffons in mounted mortar configuration
The rear compartment of the vehicle will be modified to accommodate the weapon system, mortar operators and the mortar rounds needed on the mission.
Italy wrapping up FREMM program with launch of tenth and final...
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched the tenth and final FREMM frigate at its shipyard in Riva Trigoso on January 25, marking an important...
US Navy helicopter goes down in Philippine Sea, crew safe
Three aircrew were transported to Naval Hospital Okinawa for evaluation, while two returned by helicopter to USS Blue Ridge.
Boeing teams up with Tactical Robotics on ducted fan propulsion research
US defense contractor Boeing and Israel-based Tactical Robotics have entered into an agreement that will see the two sides explore ducted fan...
US Marine Corps green lights improved LAV intercom procurement
The US Marine Corps has approved the initial procurement of the TOCNET-G4 intercom system—or G4 ICS—for use in the Family of LAVs.
General Atomics progressing Gray Eagle Extended Range UAS demos
The company aims to demonstrate the ability of air launched effects to detect, identify, locate and report targetable data to support long range precision fires systems.
UK F-35Bs head to US for their first Red Flag exercise
The first Red Flag of 2020 is scheduled to start on January 27 and conclude on February 14.