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  • Syrian air strikes mark combat debut for F-22 Raptor


    The US military-led air launched over Syria on 22 September against Islamic insurgents marked the debut for US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors in a strike role.


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  • Embraer rolls out first US-assembled Super Tucano


    ​Embraer North America and Sierra Nevada Corp. on 25 September rolled out the first A-29 Super Tucano light attack...


  • Syrian air strikes mark combat debut for F-22 Raptor


    The US military-led air launched over Syria on 22 September against Islamic insurgents marked the debut for US Air...


  • USAF looks to micro-UAV for SAR operations


    The US Air Force has contracted CyPhy Works to develop and test a micro unmanned air vehicle for search and rescue...


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  • Embraer rolls out first US-assembled Super Tucano

    News | 25 Sep 2014 16:04 | Dan Parsons

    ​Embraer North America and Sierra Nevada Corp. on 25 September rolled out the first A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft produced outside Brazil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-rolls-out-first-US-assembled-Super-Tucano-404148/
  • ATK joins race to develop next-generation USAF launcher

    News | 24 Sep 2014 15:24 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US propulsion specialist ATK has thrown its hat in the ring to develop the next generation of American rocket engine, to replace the Russian-supplied RD-180 motor for United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATK-joins-race-to-develop-next-generation-USAF-launcher-404099/
  • ANALYSIS: USAF push to oust Russian rockets turning into high-stakes contest

    News | 24 Sep 2014 14:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A US Air Force drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors is turning into a high-stakes competition between rival technologies, with propulsion specialist ATK throwing its hat into the ring just a week after United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin agreed to jointly fund development of a new, all-American engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-USAF-push-to-oust-Russian-rockets-turning-into-high-stakes-contest-404097/
  • Syrian air strikes mark combat debut for F-22 Raptor

    News | 24 Sep 2014 13:10 | Beth Stevenson

    The US military-led air launched over Syria on 22 September against Islamic insurgents marked the debut for US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors in a strike role.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Syrian-air-strikes-mark-combat-debut-for-F-22-Raptor-404089/
  • USAF looks to micro-UAV for SAR operations

    News | 19 Sep 2014 11:16 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Air Force has contracted CyPhy Works to develop and test a micro unmanned air vehicle for search and rescue operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-looks-to-micro-UAV-for-SAR-operations-403849/
  • 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/