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  • E-2D units will command future UCLASS fleet


    ​The US Navy has decided to embed its future unmanned surveillance and strike aircraft in the same air wing that operates the Northrop Grumman E-2C/D, an airborne command and control platform.


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  • Army plans to modernise helicopters in peril


    The US Army has a tight and relatively inflexible plan to modernise existing rotorcraft and eventually achieve a future...


  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance


    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases...


  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone


    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force...


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  • Army plans to modernise helicopters in peril

    News | 29 Jan 2015 20:42 | Dan Parsons

    The US Army has a tight and relatively inflexible plan to modernise existing rotorcraft and eventually achieve a future vertical lift aircraft within the budget it has.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-plans-to-modernise-helicopters-in-peril-408457/
  • US Army continues to face financial challenge of rotary fleet maintenance

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:33 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army has warned that its rotary fleet will continue to be streamlined as US budget sequestration increases pressure to reduce costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-continues-to-face-financial-challenge-of-rotary-fleet-maintenance-408160/
  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone

    News | 14 Jan 2015 03:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle surpassed a record 20,000 flight hours to date.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Single-Reaper-passes-flight-hour-milestone-407863/
  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market

    News | 13 Jan 2015 20:49 | Dan Parsons

    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the operation of unmanned air vehicles within the national airspace. It would be the first step toward opening US skies to commercial application of small UAVs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-consolidates-position-to-access-civilian-UAV-market-407862/
  • Netherlands to host first European UAV training facility

    News | 12 Jan 2015 17:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Netherlands government and Strat Aero have signed a letter of intent for the establishment of an unmanned air vehicle training facility focused on the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Netherlands-to-host-first-European-UAV-training-facility-407808/
  • E-2D units will command future UCLASS fleet

    News | 07 Jan 2015 21:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Navy has decided to embed its future unmanned surveillance and strike aircraft in the same air wing that operates the Northrop Grumman E-2C/D, an airborne command and control platform.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/E-2D-units-will-command-future-UCLASS-fleet-407693/