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  • USAF launches competition for new bomber


    ​The US Air Force has launched the competitive phase of the classified long range strike bomber by issuing a request for proposals, with Northrop Grumman and a Boeing/Lockheed Martin team poised to compete for a contract to develop and build 80-100 aircraft over the next two decades.


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  • US officials suggest missile downed MH17


    ​US officials reportedly believe that Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.


  • FARNBOROUGH: Test site has big potential for UAV use


    ​The US government has approved an unmanned air vehicle test site near Grand Forks, North Dakota because geography...


  • USAF launches competition for new bomber


    ​The US Air Force has launched the competitive phase of the classified long range strike bomber by issuing a request...


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  • Raytheon takes aim at UK Spear deal with SDB II

    News | 23 Jul 2014 12:53 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Raytheon will offer its SDB II precision-guided bomb for the UK’s Spear Capability 3 requirement to arm the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-35B, taking on European rival MBDA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-takes-aim-at-UK-Spear-deal-with-SDB-II-401907/
  • US officials suggest missile downed MH17

    News | 18 Jul 2014 03:11 | Greg Waldron

    ​US officials reportedly believe that Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-officials-suggest-missile-downed-MH17-401749/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Test site has big potential for UAV use

    News | 15 Jul 2014 07:52 | David Learmount

    ​The US government has approved an unmanned air vehicle test site near Grand Forks, North Dakota because geography and existing infrastructure gives it advantages in UAV science and potential usage, and the local department of commerce is at Farnborough International Air Show to spread the word about the North Plains UAS Test Sitehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Test-site-has-big-potential-for-UAV-use-401578/
  • USAF launches competition for new bomber

    News | 11 Jul 2014 13:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Air Force has launched the competitive phase of the classified long range strike bomber by issuing a request for proposals, with Northrop Grumman and a Boeing/Lockheed Martin team poised to compete for a contract to develop and build 80-100 aircraft over the next two decades.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-launches-competition-for-new-bomber-401315/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Defence pullback slowed A&D growth to 3% in 2013 – Deloitte

    News | 11 Jul 2014 12:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Growth in the aerospace and defense sector slowed to 3.1% in 2013, down from 5.9% in 2012, according to the results of a study released in recent days by consulting company Deloitte.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Defence-pullback-slowed-AD-growth-to-3-in-2013-Deloitte-401289/
  • Multiple birdstrike downed Pave Hawk, USAF concludes

    News | 10 Jul 2014 10:16 | David Learmount

    ​A multiple birdstrike caused the 7 January fatal crash of a US Air Force Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter over the UK east coast, accident investigators have determined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Multiple-birdstrike-downed-Pave-Hawk-USAF-concludes-401256/