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Pentagon successfully tested a second Gremlins drone

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The U.S. Defense Department with Dynetics has successfully tested a second X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle, according to a company news release. On August 25, Dynetics announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos successfully tested a second X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV), as well as the Gremlins airborne recovery system, last month at Dugway Proving Ground […]

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Russia transform its Tu-95 bomber into cruise missile carrier

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Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced that upgraded Tu-95MSM (Nato code name: Bear) strategic missile-carrying bomber performed maiden flight at the airfield of TANTK them.G.M.Beriev in Taganrog. “Deeply modernized Tu-95MSM performed maiden flight at the airfield of TANTK them.G.M.Beriev in Taganrog,” UAC said on Twitter. “The flight took place in normal mode, at an […]

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British Typhoon fighter jets intercept Russian spy airplane

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On Monday, the Royal Air Force has reported that Typhoon fighter jets currently deployed in Lithuania have intercepted a Russian IL-20 (NATO code name COOT A) Ilyushin Il-20M radar reconnaissance and electronic intelligence aircraft operating over the Baltic Sea. The Ilyushin Il-20M is an upgraded electronic signals intelligence aircraft based on a 1950s-era turboprop-powered plane. […]

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Belarus’ Mi-24 helicopter suspected of violating Lithuania’s airspace

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Lithuania suspects a Belarus Mi-24 attack helicopter (NATO code name Hind) entered its airspace on Sunday afternoon without permission, the Belsat news agency reported. The head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Vilnius, Valery Baranouski, received a protest note today. The reason is the violation of the state border by the Belarusian military helicopter, according […]

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Russia tries building own unmanned combat aerial vehicle

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Russian Kronstadt company has unveiled a concept of newest stealth unmanned aircraft during the sixth International Military and Technical Forum Army-2020 in the Patriot Park near Moscow. The new aircraft, called the Grom (Thunder), to be a runway-independent, reusable unmanned air vehicle capable of a broad range of operational missions. The Grom is an unmanned […]

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NATO deploys AWACS aircraft to Poland

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)has deployed its E-3A Airborne Early Warning & Control System (AWACS) aircraft to Krakow, Poland to join a binational training event of Alliance members Poland and the United States. The trans-Atlantic alliance also announced on Friday that The AWACS involvement in exercise “Aviation Detachment Rotation 20-4” is a long planned […]

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U.S. Air Force leaders express interest in advanced air mobility vehicles

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U.S. Air Force Top Leaders witnessed the first demo of a completely new type of aircraft – the electric-powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at Camp Mabry, Aug. 20. On August 21, the Air Force announced that Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., […]

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Johns Hopkins researchers receive $50 million for air warfare systems

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A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins has won a contract valued at as much as $49 million for air warfare systems, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. The contract award from Air Force Life Cycle Management Center enables the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to provide services for advanced development, acquisition and […]

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Trump says UAE seeks to purchase its own fleet of F-35 fighter jets

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President Trump said at a news conference on Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates is seeking to buy an unknown number of F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation fighter jets. According to Trump, the UAE was interested in buying advanced F-35 Lightning II fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp. “They’d like to buy F-35’s, we’ll see […]

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Libyan GNA fighters seized Russian made Mi-17 helicopter near Sirte

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Libya’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Tuesday discovered and seized Russian made Mi-17 helicopter that made an emergency landing near the city of Sirte. “A Russian made Mi-17 helicopter abandoned by the Haftar militias after an emergency landing was discovered and seized by the GNA in West Sirte,” the Clash Report tweeted. Local […]

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