Lockheed offer modified A330 MRTT for U.S. tanker project

The Lockheed Martin 'LMXT Strategic Tanker' is a modified version of the Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport, an aircraft known in British service as 'Voyager'.

Protector drones could augment Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

British MQ-9B drones, known as 'Protector', could be used augment the UK's fleet of P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

A400M transport not certified to transport F-35 engines

The container designed to carry engines for F-35 jets, for example to replace an engine on a deployed F-35, is certified for carriage in the C-17 and C-130J but not the A400M.

Typhoon jets bomb terrorist positions in Iraq

Typhoon jets went into combat earlier this month to assist Iraqi ground forces under fire from Islamic State.

Rolls-Royce all-electric aircraft takes to the skies

The 'Spirit of Innovation' took off from the Ministry of Defence's Boscombe Down site, which is managed by QinetiQ, and flew for approximately 15 minutes.

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman team for VTOL work

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman Corporation have announced their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing drone domain.

Argentina to purchase JF-17 ‘Thunder’ jets from Pakistan

Argentina intends to purchase 12 JF-17A Block III fighters from Pakistan according to a draft budget presented to the nations congress.

Marshall to partner on upcoming Tempest jet

Marshall has reached an agreement with BAE Systems to partner on design, manufacture and testing work as part of ongoing technology demonstration projects relating to Tempest.

Second Protector squadron to be 13 Squadron

The second RAF Squadron to operate the new Protector RG Mk1 aircraft has been revealed as 13 Squadron. 

British F-35 jets to receive weapon capability enhancements

The funding allows for the SPEAR precision surface attack weapon and the Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile to be integrated onto British and Italian F-35 jets.

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