Archive for April, 2016

Textron is testing Shadow M2 UAV upgrade

Posted in Army, UAV on April 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Textron is testing Shadow M2 UAV upgrade

Textron is working on an upgrade of its Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle that will allow the RQ-7 to gain some capabilities that are currently limited to larger UAVs such as the MQ-1.

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Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin has hired an attorney to fight espionage charges

Posted in Navy on April 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin has hired an attorney to fight espionage charges

The Taiwan-born U.S. Navy officer accused of espionage has hired a legal team from Tully Rinckey to fight against the charges.

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Russia testing the United 40 UAV

Posted in UAV on April 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russia testing the United 40 UAV

The Adcom United 40 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is undergoing flight testing in Russia’s Akhtubinsk flight test center, Jane’s reported.

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Harry S. Truman CSG to remain on station for another month

Posted in Navy on April 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Harry S. Truman CSG to remain on station for another month

U.S. Central Command requested and got approval for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) to remain on station in the Middle East for another 30 days.

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First flight of the Ka-62

Posted in Industry on April 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on First flight of the Ka-62

The Kamov Ka-62 twin-engine helicopter has made its first flight on Apr. 28.

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Photo: Russian Helicopters
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