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Triton UAV conducts first flight with search radar

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe MQ-4C Triton has completed its first flight equipped with MFASThe MFAS radar provides a 360° view of a large geographic area in all types of weather

USN readies for Triton Milestone C by end of 2015

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTThe US Navy (USN) is expected by mid-April to conduct the first flight of its MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with a sensor package that includes the AN/ZPY-3 Multi-Function Active Senso...

NASA Talk Looks at Research Facility That Changed How We Fly and Drive

May 2, 2015 On Tuesday, May 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Robert Doggett Jr. and Thomas Yager will present "Rubber on the Runway - The Aircraft Dynamic Loads Facility" at 2 p.m. in the Pearl Young The...

Minor aerial and naval incidents between Iran and Saudi Arabia likely to recur in Gulf

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe Saudi-led Arab coalition is enforcing the UN Security Council-authorised arms embargo against the Houthi in Yemen, while vessels traversing the Strait of Hormuz typically navigate through intern...

New Birds in Town: Marine Unit Adds Three Helicopters to its Fleet

May 2, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Robins Air Force Base issued the following news release:

The number of helicopters flying in and out of Robins Air Force Base is increasing.

First Shadow V2 systems fielded

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTThe first of the US Army's RQ-7B V2 Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been fielded, the service has announced.The Fort Bliss, Texas-based 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment - which has been reflagge...

Reaper engages a maritime training target

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTAn AGM-114 Hellfire missile launched from an MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully hit a sea-surface target during a joint service training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico on March 17, but t...

Report: Russian nuclear bombers intruded U.S. defense airspace zone

May 2, 2015 JUNEAU, Alaska -- Two Russian military bombers, which are capable of delivering nuclear warheads, flew into a U.S. air defense zone near Alaska last week, a Washington news website reported Friday. A pair of Tu-95 Bea...

Path clears for new facility

May 2, 2015 One less hurdle stands between the Corpus Christi Army Depot and $85 million in federal funds for an expansion of the helicopter repair facility’s newest building. The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday ...

Boeing's defence revenue down 12% in Q1

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTBoeing Defense, Space & Security's (BDS's) first quarter 2015 revenue was 12% lower than in 2014, results published on 22 April revealed. The Boeing Company's overall revenue grew strongly, hitting USD22....

Taiwan to deploy P-3Cs to Spratlys

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTTaiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced on 20 April that it will deploy newly-delivered P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft on surveillance missions over its claimed territory in the South China...

Turkey upgrading older F-16s with AIDEWS EW pod

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTTurkey is to equip its early-model Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft with the Exelis AN/ALQ-211(V)9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS) podded electronic warfare...

Virtual Press Office Exhibitor Profiles: AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015; AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015 is in Atlanta from May 4-7

May 2, 2015  The following event roundup from Virtual Press Office is a list of featured exhibitors for AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015, the leading event for the unmanned systems marketplace, which takes place from May 4-7 at...

Getting Fueled for the Mission

May 2, 2015 The U.S. Air Force Whiteman Air Force Base issued the following story:When pilots prepare to take off, they know one thing above all: there's a full tank of gas. The 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron's fuel managemen...

The Boeing Company (IL) applies for US Patent titled as "Aircraft Stopping Performance Display and Warning"

May 2, 2015 United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150120098 for US Patent, published on April 30, 2015, by The Boeing Company (IL), titled as "Aircraft Stopping Performance Display and Warni...

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