Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution

Posted in Heritage, UAV on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Richard Whittle spent five years researching on his new book on the General Atomics Predator UAV. Including rare interviews with Thomas Cassidy.

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Improvements to Jindalee radar network

Posted in Air Defense, Research on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Aviation Week looks into improvements in Australia’s Jindalee over-the-horizon radar system.

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Pakistan pursuing sea-based missiles and tactical nuclear warheads

Posted in Uncategorized on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

The Washington Post says Pakistan is developing sea-based missiles and working on tactical nuclear warheads.

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Japan researching on Kawasaki P-1 based AEW platform

Posted in Industry, Research on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Japan is to embark on a research program to develop an indigenous airborne early warning aircraft based on the Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft.
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40 AGM-158As for Poland

Posted in Air Force, Industry on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Poland has been cleared to purchase 40 AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM).
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USAF looks to micro-UAV for SAR operations

Posted in Air Force on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

CyPhy Works has been given a contract by the U.S. Air Force to develop and test a micro-unmanned air vehicle (UAV) for search and rescue operations.

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Lebanon cleared for 18 UH-1

Posted in Army on September 22nd, 2014 Be the first to comment

The Obama administration has cleared the sale of 18 UH-1 helicopters to Lebanon. The estimated cost is around $180 million.

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Russia orders other batch of Su-30SMs

Posted in Air Force on September 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

Russia has placed an order for seven more Su-30SM fighters during the Girdoaviasalon 2014 show.

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External fuel tank from CH-53E washed up in Somaliland

Posted in Marines on September 21st, 2014 Be the first to comment

An external fuel tank probably from the USMC CH-53E that crashed on Sept. 2 in the Gulf of Aden has been washed up ashore on a beach in Somaliland. Photos in the source.

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New South African medium range air-to-air missile to be tested soon

Posted in Industry, Research on September 20th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Denel Dynamics has made significant progress with its Marlin 100km range radar-guided air-to-air missile and the first launch from ground is expected early next year.

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