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Textron, Martin Win $99.5M For Army Scout Drone: FTUAS

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


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The new drone is just one part of an ambitious overhaul of Army aviation.

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FVL: Next Steps For UH-60 & Shadow Replacements In ‘Weeks’

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


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How can Army accelerate its Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft when one leading contender started flight tests just seven days ago?

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Marines Aim For Jammers On ‘Every Airplane’

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: With the rise of high-tech threats from Russia and China, the Marine Corps plans a major increase in its forces devoted to jamming, hacking, and deceiving enemies. That includes: putting new sensors and jammers in everything from ground units to drones to V-22 Osprey tiltrotors and KC-130 transports, despite a tight budget; adding 1,000 to… Keep reading →

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MUM-T Is The Word For AH-64E: Helos Fly, Use Drones

Posted by Richard Whittle on


The drone revolution, it appears, came along just in time for the Army. The service’s leaders have decided they can afford neither a new armed scout helicopter nor even the old ones they already own, but there’s always MUM-T — aka Manned Unmanned Teaming, in which manned aircraft work with unmanned aerial systems (UAS), aka… Keep reading →

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