Archive for April 15th, 2013

Phantom Works: “the end product is not a reflection of the first few graphics”

Posted in Industry on April 15th, 2013 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Popular Mechanics spoke to Phantom Works and Skunk Works on their latest concept images released during the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Conference and Expo.
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Hollande sents letter to Cameron indicating support for helicopter-borne anti-ship missile

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French President Fran├žois Hollande sent the letter last week to British Prime Minister David Cameron indicating his support for a new helicopter-borne anti-ship missile.
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Kerry: U.S. would reduce missile defenses in Asia if North Korea abandoned nuclear program

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told China’s top leaders that Washington would reduce its missile defenses in Asia if North Korea abandoned its nuclear weapons program.

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U.S. to spend $1 billion to develop guided tailkit for B61-12 nuclear bomb

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According to FAS, the U.S. Air Force plans to spend more than $1 billion on developing a guided tailkit for the B61-12 nuclear bomb.
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AgustaWestland unveils AW169 AAS

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During the Army Aviation Association of America Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas, AgustaWestland took the opportunity to unveil the latest generation AW169 AAS military helicopter.

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