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Nov 26, 2014

Mistral Blows Cold On Russia

So, the Russians will not be getting the Vladivostok, the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock ordered from France, until some indefinite time in....More
Nov 25, 2014

Auto ACAS F-16 Training Day

Preparations for my Auto ACAS flight began the previous day with training and equipment fitting at Edwards AFB....More
Nov 25, 2014

NavWeek: Jammed Up

As the U.S. Navy’s vaunted Aegis combat system continues to shine during missile tests – especially for ballistic missile defense (BMD) – the system....More
Nov 25, 2014

Simulation Key Enabler For Auto ACAS Flight Testing

Simulation Key Enabler for Auto ACAS Flight Testing Designed to save aircraft from collision with just seconds to spare, Auto ACAS is meant to....More
Nov 24, 2014

Sec Def Hagel to Resign

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down after successor is confirmed....More
Nov 18, 2014

11/18 Frago

Defense news from around the Web....More
Nov 17, 2014

Belgium Receives Last NH90 Troop Transport Helicopter

The last of four NH90 troop transport helicopters ordered by Belgium, designated RN08, was handed over in Marignane, France, Nov. 13....More
Nov 14, 2014

China’s C-130 – And A Look Back At The Lockheed Original

Aviation Week published an in-depth look at the original C-130 Hercules nearly 58 years ago....More
Nov 13, 2014

Video: Navy Unmanned Gunboat Swarm

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) tested unmanned surface vehicles two weeks in August on the James River in Virginia....More
Nov 12, 2014

NavWeek: Riders Of The Storm

While Chinese and U.S. forces have rattled each other’s cages in recent years, neither has had to launch a major amphibious operation against the....More
Nov 10, 2014

Counter-IED training facility opens in the Netherlands

A new facility to help in the fight against Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has officially opened in Soesterberg, the Netherlands....More
Nov 05, 2014

F-35s Go Dutch

The Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) 323 Squadron took command of the first two Dutch F-35s in Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 4....More
Nov 03, 2014

NavWeek: Fund Foolish

Assistant U.S. Navy Secretary James Thomsen floated a rather unique perspective on competition earlier this month....More
Oct 30, 2014

You Say You Want A Revolution

This may be the first time you've heard of Third Offset, but it won't be the last....More
Oct 30, 2014

Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of....More
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