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Lockheed Martin wins $321.85-million LRASM integration and test phase contract
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (LMMFC) has been awarded a contract worth $321.85 million for research and development activities in support of the long range anti-ship...
RAAF orders deployable air traffic management and control systems from Indra
Indra Australia has received a contract to supply deployable air traffic management and control systems to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Insitu launches ScanEagle 2 UAV at Euronaval 2014
Insitu has launched the next-generation variant of its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the on-going Euronaval Exhibition and Conference in Paris, France.
Striker II HMD to fly in Typhoons in 2014
Eurofighter pilots will use BAE’s new all-digital helmet before the end of the year, according to an announcement by the aerospace giant at this year’s Farnborough Airshow. The...
Australia’s DSTO to study electromagnetic impact on F-35A jet
Australia has commissioned a domestically-built full-scale model of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for use by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to study...
USAF evaluates new air-sea battle surveillance capability
The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully completed the first risk reduction flight test of the Maritime Modes programme at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, moving a step...
UK and France to jointly develop £500 million anti-ship missile
The UK Ministry of Defence and the French Government have signed a deal worth £500 million to jointly develop a helicopter-borne anti-ship missile.
Lockheed to develop F-35A CTOL air systems for Japan and Israel under FMS
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has secured a modification contract to develop a Common F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) air system.
RAF restarts A330 Voyager aircraft operations
The UK Royal Air Force has resumed flight operations using its Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transport aircraft after a temporary suspension was lifted.
USAF conducts high-speed sled testing of kinetic energy projectile warhead
The US Air Force's (USAF) 846th Test Squadron has successfully completed high-speed sled testing of an advanced conventional precision effects warhead at the Holloman High Speed...
USAF F-35A aircraft completes first in-flight missile launch
The US Air Force has announced the completion of the first in-flight missile launch of an AIM-120 by the F-35A fifth-generation fighter.
CoRE JV submits proposal for USAF’s LISC
The Consolidated Range Enterprise (CoRE), a joint venture (JV) between InDyne, Lockheed Martin, and URS, has submitted a proposal for the US Air Force (USAF) Space Command's Launch...