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  • USAF finalises Block 30 Global Hawk purchase


    ​The US Air Force has finalised a deal to purchase three more Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles, filling its official requirement for the high-altitude, long-endurance type.


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  • USAF finalises Block 30 Global Hawk purchase


    ​The US Air Force has finalised a deal to purchase three more Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles,...


  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK


    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence...


  • USAF details contribution to fight against Islamic State


    The US Air Force has literally and figuratively done the heavy lifting during the ongoing fight against the Islamic...


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  • USAF finalises Block 30 Global Hawk purchase

    News | 18 Sep 2014 11:41 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force has finalised a deal to purchase three more Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles, filling its official requirement for the high-altitude, long-endurance type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-finalises-Block-30-Global-Hawk-purchase-403852/
  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence about whether the aircraft will be able to secure full operational clearance as a converted signals intelligence asset.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Third-Rivet-Joint-airframe-to-perform-crucial-testing-for-UK-403792/
  • USAF details contribution to fight against Islamic State

    News | 16 Sep 2014 10:00 | Dan Parsons

    The US Air Force has literally and figuratively done the heavy lifting during the ongoing fight against the Islamic State in northern Iraq, performing aerial refuelling and humanitarian airlift on a daily basis since June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-details-contribution-to-fight-against-Islamic-State-403719/
  • Boeing hopes 737-700 can beat business jets for JSTARS replacement

    News | 15 Sep 2014 17:56 | Dan Parsons

    Boeing is offering a militarised version of the 737-700 for the US Air Force's joint surveillance, target, attack radar system (JSTARS) replacement need, and is confident that the airframe can beat out smaller, business-class jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-hopes-737-700-can-beat-business-jets-for-JSTARS-replacement-403707/
  • Boeing eyes Poland as first KC-46A export buyer

    News | 03 Sep 2014 17:31 | Dominic Perry

    ​Boeing hopes that Poland will become the first export customer for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker it is developing for the US Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-eyes-Poland-as-first-KC-46A-export-buyer-403307/
  • USAF grounds 82 F-16Ds due to new cracks

    News | 20 Aug 2014 01:18 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Air Force announced late on 19 August the grounding of 82 of 969 Lockheed Martin F-16s still in service after finding structural cracks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-grounds-82-F-16Ds-due-to-new-cracks-402853/