‘It gives us the advantage of not having to worry about as many surface-to-air...

During the F-35 Lightning II's pre-Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, Airmen from the United States Air Force 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron had the opportunity to work with all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter.

American supercarrier USS Harry S. Truman sails for sea trials

Supercarrier USS Harry S. Truman has departed for sea trials.

US Navy deploy vessels to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts

US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima and the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York have deployed to support humanitarian relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Irma. 

Raytheon, DARPA complete design review for hypersonic weapons

Raytheon and DARPA have completed a successful baseline design review.

Lockheed’s PrSM missile ‘demonstrates Pinpoint Accuracy’ say firm

Lockheed Martin say they have successfully tested their next-generation long-range missile.

China reaches second in global arms sales ranking

The top countries by arms sales are the US, China, the UK and Russia.

USS Gerald R. Ford achieves 1000th aircraft arrest

An F/A-18E Super Hornet recently landed aboard USS Gerald R. Ford's flight deck marking the 1,000th recovery of a fixed wing aircraft.

Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker programme Completes FAA Certification

The US Federal Aviation Administration has granted Boeing's KC-46 tanker program a Supplemental Type Certificate, verifying that its refuelling and mission avionics systems meet FAA requirements.

Northrop Grumman awarded MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedo contract

The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $9.6 million contract to produce the Transducer Array/Nose Shell Assembly of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo.

British firm Meggitt awarded $22m contract for Abrams tank parts

Meggitt PLC, a British company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the defence industry, has received a $22 million contract to provide Thermal Management Systems to General Dynamics Land Systems for the Abrams tank programme.



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