PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) — The Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first-ever arrested landing here May 4, another key step to mature the system for its historic carrier-based tests later this month.
“Landing an unmanned… Continue reading
Isolated by miles of desert, the Marines stationed at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, have enjoyed years of security.
But on a moonless night in September, the peaceful atmosphere was shattered by 15 insurgents when they infiltrated the perimeter and attacked… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman Navigation System Integral to First Flight of nEUROn Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Demonstrator
FREIBURG, Germany, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), in cooperation with Saab Aerosystems, has provided the attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) for the nEUROn Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator, which recently completed a successful… Continue reading
India could buy up to 189 of the Rafale fighter jets currently being used by France to bomb Islamist militants in Mali, sources close to negotiations on the multi-billion dollar deal have told AFP.
The possibility of an additional… Continue reading
An HC-130J Combat King II takes off for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. from the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] facilities here today. Aircraft number 5708 is the fifth of 15 HC-130Js to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force’s Air… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman and AgustaWestland Announce Teaming Agreement to Compete for both the Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter and the Navy “Marine One” Presidential Helicopter Programs
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company (FNC IM, SIFI.MI) announced today that they have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to respond to anticipated requests for both the new Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter and the Navy’s recently… Continue reading
Flight tests with actual combat employment of the Su-35S super-maneuverable multi-purpose fighter aircraft are currently being held under the State Joint Tests (SJT) program at the National Flight Test Center of the Russian Air Force. The resulting technical and accuracy… Continue reading
The successful test verified the capabilities of the most recent upgrade to the Aegis system, known… Continue reading
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27, 2012 — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] B-1 bomber aircraft has completed its 10,000th combat mission. The heavy bomber entered service with the U.S. Air Force on June 29, 1985, and has been in nearly continuous combat… Continue reading
Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscow based Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) said on Friday.
“Sukhoi will export 109 fighters in the next… Continue reading