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This month marks 60 years since the Chinook prototype took to the skies, setting the stage for the rotorcraft’s eventual dominance in heavy-lift heroics.

 
 

 

 

 
USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Cruise Missile
• USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Cruise Missile
— The USAF 416th Flight Test Squadron recently completed a round of tests of the Air Force Resear....>>
 
Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals
• Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals
— The Canadian military has accepted the first of 16 new search-and-rescue (SAR) planes despite o....>>
 
Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review
• Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review
— The world’s Air Forces in 2019 began to try and get a firm grasp on space, while contracts were....>>
 
Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours
• Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours
— Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours....>>
 
Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

• Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

 
 
Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K for USMC • Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K for USMC  
 
US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea
• US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea
— Wednesday's flight was the third time a US recon aircraft was spotted near Russia's southern bo....>>
 
Russian Spy Plane Flies Over Nuclear Bases in US Southwest, Radar Data Shows
• Russian Spy Plane Flies Over Nuclear Bases in US Southwest, Radar Data Shows
— The flight was carried out by a Tu-214ON observation plane packed with airborne surveillance to....>>
 
MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile
• MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile
— The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has awarded MBDA a contract to develop the upgraded M....>>
 
Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)
• Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)
— Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
Pentagon Needs A New Air Force One (12.04.2012)
Lockheed To Test Fuel-Reduction Techniques on C-130J Hercules (12.04.2012)
RAF Considering Purchase Of Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (7.04.2012)
MD Helicopters Enters Armed Scout Contest with MD 540F (6.04.2012)
Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A to Public, MR at Annual Symposium (2.04.2012)
GAO Advises ‘Strong Attention’ to KC-46A Development (30.03.2012)
USAF Exchange Program Enriches Safety Of Aviation Community (21.03.2012)
U.S. Air Force Changes Name of MC-130J (20.03.2012)
Old US Military Aircraft at ‘Boneyard’ to Be Sold (13.03.2012)
GA-ASI furthers Predator radar development (8.03.2012)
Rolls-Royce, USAF Aim to Lower C-130 Fuel Usage (7.03.2012)
Are Bad Metrics Understating MV-22 Capabilities? (6.03.2012)
UK Responds to New Reports on Carrier Problems (3.03.2012)
U.S. Presidential Helo Delayed Again by Cost, Acquisition Concerns (2.03.2012)
B-2 Bomber to Use BAE Systems ES Electronic Warfare System (2.03.2012)
USAF Tests Biofuels on F-16 Fighters (29.02.2012)
Boeing B-1 Bomber Completes 10,000th Combat Mission (28.02.2012)
Boeing KC-46A On Track for Preliminary Design Review (24.02.2012)
About That Mistaken Shootdown: The Rest of the Story (23.02.2012)
Lockheed Martin's AH-1Z Cobra Targeting System Makes First Operational Deployment with the U.S. Marine Corps (15.02.2012)
 
Pentagon Needs A New Air Force One (12.04.2012)
Lockheed To Test Fuel-Reduction Techniques on C-130J Hercules (12.04.2012)
RAF Considering Purchase Of Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (7.04.2012)
MD Helicopters Enters Armed Scout Contest with MD 540F (6.04.2012)
Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A to Public, MR at Annual Symposium (2.04.2012)
GAO Advises ‘Strong Attention’ to KC-46A Development (30.03.2012)
USAF Exchange Program Enriches Safety Of Aviation Community (21.03.2012)
U.S. Air Force Changes Name of MC-130J (20.03.2012)
Old US Military Aircraft at ‘Boneyard’ to Be Sold (13.03.2012)
GA-ASI furthers Predator radar development (8.03.2012)
Rolls-Royce, USAF Aim to Lower C-130 Fuel Usage (7.03.2012)
Are Bad Metrics Understating MV-22 Capabilities? (6.03.2012)
UK Responds to New Reports on Carrier Problems (3.03.2012)
U.S. Presidential Helo Delayed Again by Cost, Acquisition Concerns (2.03.2012)
B-2 Bomber to Use BAE Systems ES Electronic Warfare System (2.03.2012)
USAF Tests Biofuels on F-16 Fighters (29.02.2012)
Boeing B-1 Bomber Completes 10,000th Combat Mission (28.02.2012)
Boeing KC-46A On Track for Preliminary Design Review (24.02.2012)
About That Mistaken Shootdown: The Rest of the Story (23.02.2012)
Lockheed Martin's AH-1Z Cobra Targeting System Makes First Operational Deployment with the U.S. Marine Corps (15.02.2012)
 
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• MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile

(12.11.2018)
The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has awarded MBDA a contract to develop the upgraded MICA NG missile, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2026....>>

• Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)

(14.01.2018)
Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)...>>

• Boeing Senior VP Fancher to Retire After 40 Years of Service

(27.06.2017)
Successfully led breakthrough commercial, defense and space projects. Created company's first integrated program management function. Solidified and deployed common program managem...>>

• US Army AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Outfitted With Laser Gun Crushes Target

(27.06.2017)
The US Army has successfully acquired and hit an unmanned target using a high-energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter....>>

• Belarus Plans Future Purchases of Russia's Iskander Missile Systems - Ambassador

(26.06.2017)
Belarus could in the future consider buying Russia's Iskander missile systems, Belarusian Ambassador to Moscow Igor Petrishenko told Sputnik....>>

• Test Pilot School team proves how 'a dummy' can save money

(5.04.2014)
In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the current financial challenges, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at the request of ...>>

• World leaders to land on helipads in the Kremlin

(15.07.2013)
The all-weather 4162-square metre Helicopter Pad 1 built on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin near the wall bordering Tainitsky Garden can handle helicopters of various classes....>>

• F-16 crashes near Arizona Air Force base

(26.06.2013)
Two pilots safely ejected before an F-16 crashed Wednesday night near Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona, an Air Force spokeswoman told CNN....>>

• North Korean leader distributes ‘Mein Kampf’ to officials

(19.06.2013)
Kim Jong-un urges subordinates to study the German dictator’s manifesto as a leadership skills manual....>>

 



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