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Jul 27, 2012

Eurocopter's X3 — Would You Go to War in One?

This week, Eurocopter's X3 high-speed helicopter demonstrator wraps up its U.S. tour with a stop in Washington for military-customer demo flights....More
Jul 26, 2012

7/26 Av Week Stories

+ Even In Lean Times, Boeing Defense Is Holding UpBoeing Defense Space & Security saw second-quarter revenues increase $8.2 billion and operating....More
Jul 26, 2012

7/26 Frago

+ K-MAX cargo UAS exceeds expectations in Afghanistan test + New Satellites Could Make GPS Harder to Jam....More
Jul 25, 2012

7/25 Frago: Late Edition

+ AvWeek stories today....More
Jul 25, 2012

RNLAF Goes Dutch With Olympics

The Netherlands is opening up part of its military airspace to alleviate the surge in civilian air traffic during the London Olympics and Paralympics....More
Jul 25, 2012

Canadians Sink U.S. Ship (On Purpose)

Time to watch the movie Canadian Bacon again. The Royal Canadian Navy hunter-killer submarine HMCS Victoria torpedoed and sank the U.S. Navy's USNS....More
Jul 25, 2012

7/25 Frago

Lots of good, pertinent links today, so watch for a Late Edition this afternoon + How could the Navy begin to remake LCS? + Cost of Fielding A Single....More
Jul 24, 2012

Today's AvWeek stories

Stories from today you should check out if you missed them: + First Person: More With Less Bill's interview for this month's Defense Technology....More
Jul 24, 2012

7/24 Frago

+ Iran Nuclear Talks Continue Softly, Softly While Hopes Fade + Military Photos: A Week Inside the Armed Forces, July 14-22....More
Jul 24, 2012

The CNO Said What?

US Chief of Naval Operations Adm Jonathan Greenert caused a major flap in Washington earlier this month with an article in the US Naval Institute’s....More
Jul 23, 2012

7/23 Frago

+ Nuke director: Iran not building nuclear submarines + Maintenance Hurdles Mount for New USN Ship + The Iron Quadrangle....More
Jul 23, 2012

One to Follow

Think the war is bad for soldiers? Try being a drone. Twitter anti-hero @drunkenpredator rants on ForeignPolicy.com about what’s driving him to drink....More
Jul 23, 2012

What Darpa Learned From UAVForge

It's harder than it looks to build a small perch-and-stare unmanned aircraft, even with the help of a crowd. That's the conclusion of Darpa's....More
Jul 23, 2012

Pankl's HERO Catches Sikorsky's Eye

When Sikorsky launched its online Entrepreneurial Challenge to identify small innovative firms it could help incubate, I was intrigued. Now they have....More
Jul 20, 2012

Electric Aircraft Promises Infinite-Range Flight

Where Darpa faltered, can private enterprise succeed? An outfit called Flight Of The Century (FOTC) has flown a modified Rutan Long-EZ with which it....More
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