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Aug 09, 2012

8/9 Frago

+ Boeing: Laser Small Diameter Bomb Could Fill Gap + Brennan Hints at Proxy War Redux....More
Aug 08, 2012

Rotterdam Supports Djibouti Coast Guard Training

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNN) landing ship dock Hr. Ms. Rotterdam has been busy since arriving in the Gulf of Aden. In addition to taking over....More
Aug 08, 2012

8/7 AvWeek Stories

MDA Still Sees 2018 Deployment In Restructured SM-3 IIA Plan Nearly $1 billion added to Raytheon’s contract to build a new, larger SM-3 interceptor....More
Aug 08, 2012

Lockheed Micro-Quadcopter and Other Things AUVSI 2012

The biggest unmanned-industry show of the year, AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2012, has kicked off here at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas....More
Aug 08, 2012

F-35 JSF's Surprising Sonic Boom

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to spend a day with a NASA and Air Force test team in the Mojave Desert near Edwards AFB. The day....More
Aug 07, 2012

"We didn’t know what 90 percent of the switches did"

Earlier this week I met someone in person that I had first detected on an AltaVista search, so you know that this is going to be about history. John....More
Aug 07, 2012

8/7 Frago

+ Used Cars and F-35s + 'Too Many Screens': Why Drones Are So Hard To Fly - And So Easy To Crash....More
Aug 07, 2012

A Twist of the Wrist -- How to Drive an X-47B

Standing off to one side at last week's press unveiling of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat aircraft system demonstrator at NAS Patuxent River was....More
Aug 06, 2012

8/6 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories....More
Aug 06, 2012

8/6 Frago

+ Why We Should Cut Tri-Nation Anti-Missile Program, MEADS + Senate Confirms Obama Pick for Air Force Chief + Giant Drone’s Laser Cannon Nixed by....More
Aug 04, 2012

8/3 Frago

+ Photos: America’s MiG Air Force + Coming Next Year: Darpa’s Super Sniper Scope....More
Aug 03, 2012

8/3 AvWeek Stories

X-47B UCAS-D Begins Deck Handling Trials Northrop Grumman’s X-47B unmanned combat aircraft system demonstrator (UCAS-D) is about to begin ground....More
Aug 03, 2012

O&M May Take Budget Bullet for War Ops

While war funds are going to be subject to across-the-board government budget cuts that may take place early next year, the Pentagon will take pains....More
Aug 03, 2012

WaPo's Controversial Take on Air-Sea Battle

Worth following: A Washington Post story about the Air-Sea Battle, the role played in ASB of the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment and its....More
Aug 02, 2012

8/2 Frago

+ Senator Lifts Hold on Chief of Staff Nominee + Army Eyes Robot Rescue Copters for Wounded Troops....More
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