Istres, 1st December, 2012 – The nEUROn, the first European technology demonstrator for an Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV), made its first flight today from the French military test center at Istres.
nEuron represents a triple “first” for Europe… Continue reading
(Reuters) – The first privately developed ship to travel to the International Space Station returned home on Thursday, completing a pioneering mission for commercial firms seeking a major role in space travel.
Riding beneath three parachutes, the bell-shaped SpaceX Dragon… Continue reading
Following a successful Defense Acquisition Board review, funding for an additional 10 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has been authorized. The authorization comes just a short time after the Northrop Grumman Corporation built E-2D made its first carrier landing, aboard the… Continue reading
A Pilatus PC-21 aircraft, HB-HZD, has just arrived back in Switzerland after completing an extremely successful demonstration tour through the Middle East, Asia and Australia from November 2009 to April 2010. The tour included a lap of Australia from 11th… Continue reading
A short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has become the first F-35 to complete an aerial refueling test using the Navy- and Marine Corps-style probe-and-drogue refueling system. Thursday’s successful mission… Continue reading