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Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & Defense : The Vega Radio Engineering Corporation of the Ruselectronics holding company (part of Rostec) and the Beriev Aircraft Company have upgraded the A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft

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Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : The first pre-serial L-39NG trainer and light attack aircraft with serial number 7001 made its first flight on 22nd December, at Aero Vodochody Airport. The new generation of

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Photo by Kaszynski
FP150355 Reed   
Event: AM-01 Gov Flight 1    
Customer: Allie Reed Murray, F-35 Communications   
Location: Fort Worth, TX  
Pilot: Lt Col. Parzych
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : GKN Aerospace Norway today announced that it has signed an eight-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the production of diffuser cases, low pressure turbine cases and shafts

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Autonomous powered paragliders are one of the technologies being developed to resupply troops (Image: Banard Microsystems)
Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseUnmanned Air System (UAS) : UK troops are testing over 70 examples of technology including drones for enhanced surveillance and resupplying in the battlefield. The four-week Autonomous Warrior experiment at Salisbury Plains, Wiltshire

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Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : Hindustan Aeronautics has started the spin testing of its HTT 40 basic trainer aircraft with the successful execution of two turn spins and their recoveries. The spin testing

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Corey Boltz, Air Force Research Laboratory electrical engineer, makes final adjustments before conducting a proof-of-concept arc test in preparation for follow-up testing to support a NASA research effort. (US Air Force photo by Holly Jordan)
Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseSpace & Satellite : A group of engineers at the US Air Force Research Laboratory has helped NASA determine the effects of unintended electrical arcing on astronaut spacesuits during extravehicular maintenance using

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The SARA optionally-piloted helicopter during US Army test flights (Image: Sikorsky)
Aviation & TravelCommonHelicopterMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : Pilots from the US Army have successfully demonstrated several autonomous functions of an optionally-piloted helicopter for the first time. The series of flights by the Sikorsky Autonomy Research

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Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseSpace & Satellite : Harris Corp. [HRS] has delivered its sixth advanced navigation payload to Lockheed Martin [LMT] as part of the Air Force’s GPS III satellite program, the company said Nov.

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Nucleus at the moment of launch from Andøya Space Center (Image: Nammo)
CommonMilitary & DefenseWeapon : Norwegian aerospace and defense company Nammo has launched its Nucleus rocket, which is powered by a hybrid rocket motor, for the first time. The rocket was launched from

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CommonMilitary & DefenseWeapon : The Central Scientific Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH), part of the Rostec, has created a 9x21mm pistol that may replace the legendary Makarov handgun. The new pistol

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F-35Bs belonging to the U.S. Marine Corps fly in formation alongside South Korean and Japanese aircraft during a show-of-force mission over the Korean Peninsula on Aug. 28. (Photo by Republic of Korea Air Force)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : The U.S. military’s most sophisticated fighter aircraft fleet was temporarily suspended from operations beginning Thursday as the Defense Department worked to determine which of their platforms had a

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Aviation & TravelCommonMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : The first serial production KC-390, Embraer’s military transport jet, has successfully completed its maiden flight. The aircraft, which is for the Brazilian Air Force, will now join the

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