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The US Army has successfully acquired and hit an unmanned target using a high-energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter.

 
 

 

 

 
Boeing Senior VP Fancher to Retire After 40 Years of Service
• Boeing Senior VP Fancher to Retire After 40 Years of Service
— Successfully led breakthrough commercial, defense and space projects. Created company's first i....>>
 
Belarus Plans Future Purchases of Russia's Iskander Missile Systems - Ambassador
• Belarus Plans Future Purchases of Russia's Iskander Missile Systems - Ambassador
— Belarus could in the future consider buying Russia's Iskander missile systems, Belarusian Ambas....>>
 
Test Pilot School team proves how 'a dummy' can save money
• Test Pilot School team proves how 'a dummy' can save money
— In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the c....>>
 
World leaders to land on helipads in the Kremlin
• World leaders to land on helipads in the Kremlin
— The all-weather 4162-square metre Helicopter Pad 1 built on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin n....>>
 
F-16 crashes near Arizona Air Force base

• F-16 crashes near Arizona Air Force base

 
 
North Korean leader distributes ‘Mein Kampf’ to officials • North Korean leader distributes ‘Mein Kampf’ to officials  
 
Boeing to lead sales of KC-390 in key MidEast markets
• Boeing to lead sales of KC-390 in key MidEast markets
— Embraer and Boeing are partnering on the sales and marketing of Embraer's KC-390 – a multi-miss....>>
 
Boeing Gets $4B US Army Chinook Deal
• Boeing Gets $4B US Army Chinook Deal
— US aerospace giant Boeing announced Tuesday it has received a multi-year $4 billion order from ....>>
 
US Air Force strips 17 officers of nuclear missile power after several bad reviews
• US Air Force strips 17 officers of nuclear missile power after several bad reviews
— According to the Associated Press on Wednesday, Air Force yanked 17 officers of their authority....>>
 
US Navy issued Request for Proposals for VXX
• US Navy issued Request for Proposals for VXX
— Department of the Navy seeks presidential helicopter replacement. Today the Navy issued a Reque....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
India Contract for 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Rafale (1/5/2013)
Fiscal cliff: Industries serving military would lose jobs (12/30/2012)
US Navy pulls two aircraft carriers from Syria shores (12/18/2012)
BAE Systems to maintain US Navy trainer aircraft (12/12/2012)
First USAF QF-16 Delivered to Tyndall AFB (11/21/2012)
Lockheed Martin Acquires Stealth UAS Pioneer Chandler/May (10/13/2012)
US and South Korea Agree to Extend Missile Range (10/8/2012)
Modernizing the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Aircraft Fleet (10/3/2012)
U.S. Army developing new Fixed-Wing Aircraft (10/1/2012)
Pilot Report: Embraer’s EMB-314 Super Tucano Light Attack Turboprop (9/25/2012)
Boeing Wins $245M for P-8A Production (8/31/2012)
Boeing-built US Army Apache Fleet Surpasses 3.5 Million Flight Hours (8/28/2012)
Boeing investing $130M in factory to meet global demand (8/22/2012)
At Last, Huge Hybrid Airship for ISR Makes First Flight (8/10/2012)
Fifth Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy delivered to USAF (7/24/2012)
C-130AMP aircraft delivered to USAF (7/23/2012)
Turbomeca and Eurocopter sign deal to power the X4 with the TM800 engine (7/23/2012)
Nimitz first to test use of aviation biofuels (7/19/2012)
Maryland State Police Executes Options for Three AW139s (7/19/2012)
Lockheed Martin Receives $68.9 Million Contract for PAC-3 MSE Production (7/19/2012)
 
India Contract for 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Rafale (1/5/2013)
Fiscal cliff: Industries serving military would lose jobs (12/30/2012)
US Navy pulls two aircraft carriers from Syria shores (12/18/2012)
BAE Systems to maintain US Navy trainer aircraft (12/12/2012)
First USAF QF-16 Delivered to Tyndall AFB (11/21/2012)
Lockheed Martin Acquires Stealth UAS Pioneer Chandler/May (10/13/2012)
US and South Korea Agree to Extend Missile Range (10/8/2012)
Modernizing the U.S. Air Force's Electronic Aircraft Fleet (10/3/2012)
U.S. Army developing new Fixed-Wing Aircraft (10/1/2012)
Pilot Report: Embraer’s EMB-314 Super Tucano Light Attack Turboprop (9/25/2012)
Boeing Wins $245M for P-8A Production (8/31/2012)
Boeing-built US Army Apache Fleet Surpasses 3.5 Million Flight Hours (8/28/2012)
Boeing investing $130M in factory to meet global demand (8/22/2012)
At Last, Huge Hybrid Airship for ISR Makes First Flight (8/10/2012)
Fifth Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy delivered to USAF (7/24/2012)
C-130AMP aircraft delivered to USAF (7/23/2012)
Turbomeca and Eurocopter sign deal to power the X4 with the TM800 engine (7/23/2012)
Nimitz first to test use of aviation biofuels (7/19/2012)
Maryland State Police Executes Options for Three AW139s (7/19/2012)
Lockheed Martin Receives $68.9 Million Contract for PAC-3 MSE Production (7/19/2012)
 
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• US Air Force strips 17 officers of nuclear missile power after several bad reviews

(5/16/2013)
According to the Associated Press on Wednesday, Air Force yanked 17 officers of their authority to control and launch nuclear missiles after a "remarkably dim" review of their unit...>>

• US Navy issued Request for Proposals for VXX

(5/3/2013)
Department of the Navy seeks presidential helicopter replacement. Today the Navy issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) in the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VXX)...>>

• Canadian Improvements to search and rescue pledged after auditor complaints

(5/2/2013)
Days after the auditor general's sharp warning about Canada's search-and-rescue capability, the Harper government announced largely symbolic changes but promised more substantive r...>>

• Upgraded MH-60S OFT For US Navy Re-Enters Service At NAS North Island

(4/28/2013)
Technology Refresh Completed By CAE. The United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S "Sierra" operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS...>>

• The Van Horn Way

(4/21/2013)
In aeronautical engineering, success can often be based on failure — that ability to learn from one’s mistakes and move forward in a new direction. Non-linear thinking is often par...>>

• F-15 test pilots now using advanced helmets

(4/17/2013)
USAF F-15 test pilots at Robins are learning to use futuristic helmet technology....>>

• Guard rescue center completes 5,000th mission

(4/4/2013)
Members of the Alaska (11th Air Force) Rescue Coordination Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, completed their 5,000th mission (since July 1, 1994) March 27....>>

• USN BAMS-D exceeds 10,000 hour milestone

(4/3/2013)
The Navy's Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator (BAMS-D) surpasses 10,000 flight hours April 1, marking another milestone for Navy unmanned aviation....>>

• In the New York City that Never Sleeps

(4/2/2013)
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Sgt. James Coan "a pilot with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) Aviation Unit" was in the middle of his daily routine of taking his dogs ...>>

 



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