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U.S. Air Force’s newest helicopter begins testing  10h27 23 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Air Force’s newest helicopter, the MH-139A Grey Wolf, completed its first combined test flight here Feb. 11. With a Boeing pilot in command, this test flight allowed the Air Force its first in-flight look at the capabilities of the aircraft. The flight also made Maj. Zach Roycroft, 413th...
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Drone captures deadly dance of Turkish ACV-15 and Russian T-72 in Syria  10h17 23 février
Dylan Malyasov
In graphic video footage captured by the drone and shared on social media, the ACV-15 armoured personnel carrier of Syrian rebels (supplied by Turkey) has intentionally rammed the Syrian regime T-72 main battle tank. Bild’s foreign policy editor Julian Röpcke on Saturday shared the video saying, ...
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U.S. Army leaks images of its new super cannon  12h43 22 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Army appears to have accidentally revealed the first image of the newest Strategic Long Range Cannon in a set of presentation material revealed during US-UK Modernization Demonstration Event. The Linkedin post was shared by the U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory, said that the U.S....
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U.S. Soldiers uses virtual reality for training on weapons system to bust enemy bunkers  09h05 21 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Army already uses thousands of virtual training devices, included new virtual reality simulators for training on the M3E1 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System. The Army isn’t new to virtual reality it’s been using the technology since 2012. The goal is to make combat...
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Boeing to unveil their stunning armed reconnaissance helicopter in March  08h43 21 février
Dylan Malyasov
The world’s largest aerospace company Boeing has announced that it will be unveiled the concept of its newest armed reconnaissance helicopter in March. U.S. aerospace giant will reveal the newest Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft, or FARA. The U.S. Army needs a helicopter that can go farther,...
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Sikorsky gets a second presidential helicopters contract, this time for 470 million  08h24 21 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday that Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, received a 470,8 million for a contract to build six production VH-92A Presidential Helicopters. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps. Under the terms of...
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U.S. Air Force complete U-2 SYERS-2C upgrades, enhancing the Dragon Lady’s imaging capability  08h21 20 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Air Force, Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works (NYSE: LMT) recently completed flight testing and deployment of the latest variant of the Collins Aerospace Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS) sensor,...
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BAE Systems to delivery unique industrial boiler to Holston Army Ammunition Plant  08h04 20 février
Dylan Malyasov
BAE Systems, the weapon’s manufacturer, has announced that it will be taking delivery of a large industrial boiler on the morning of Monday, February 24, in coordination with a transport company and Tennessee state authorities to the Holston Army Ammunition Plant. The arrival of the oversized piece...
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Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman contracted for fire control radar sustainment work  07h56 20 février
Dylan Malyasov
The U.S. Army recently awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LBL), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), a five-year sustainment indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for up to 235.8 million to provide post production support...
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Raytheon shared unique video of Griffin missile tests  10h12 14 février
Dylan Malyasov
On Thursday, Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, shared a video of Griffin missile weapon tests. Video posted on Twitter on Fer. 13 appears to show the test of Griffin low-cost modular system, that can be launched from the ground or air as a rocket-powered missile or...