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Jun 12, 2012

China's Blue Arrow 7

China North Industries Corp. is using this year’s Eurosatory defense show in Paris to promote its Blue Arrow 7 helicopter-launched air-to-ground....More
Jun 11, 2012

6/11 Frago

+ Video: Supersonic mini-drone aims for jet speed record + Workload Grows for Logistics Crews in Afghanistan....More
Jun 11, 2012

French Withdrawal From Afghanistan Underway

France has begun to raise the pace of its withdrawal from Afghanistan: a campaign promise made by new President François Hollande. Hollande had said....More
Jun 11, 2012

Behind the Scenes at Eurosatory

When you arrive at the Eurosatory Land Security & Defense show which opens in Paris tomorrow morning everything will be neat and tidy, ready and....More
Jun 11, 2012

F-35A Price Evolution

With the Pentagon having reset the cost base-year for the F-35 from 2002 to 2012, prices will now become somewhat harder to compare to the original....More
Jun 10, 2012

INS Vikramaditya Out for Sea Trials

Maxim Pyadushkin writes: The Indian Navy may start preparing to get into service the second aircraft carrier. On June 8, INS Vikramaditya left Russia....More
Jun 08, 2012

Cat Copter

I can't remember the first time I saw a micro UAV, but they still look like toys to me. Now the LA Times newspaper reports that a Dutch artist has....More
Jun 07, 2012

And then there were five

No, that last gin & tonic you drank was not stronger than you thought and is making you see things. There are indeed five A400Ms here lined up....More
Jun 05, 2012

5/29 Frago

+ Marines get ‘hot hookup,’ pioneer new technique 'no organization had ever attempted to hook cargo to the K-MAX while it was in unmanned flight' + ....More
Jun 05, 2012

Yo Ho Dolfijn!

The Royal Netherlands Navy submarine Hr. Ms. Dolfijn returned to the port of Den Helder on 1 June after a three-month deployment as part of NATO's....More
Jun 02, 2012

Pristine Spitfires Found in Burma

This story is not about JSF, or Rafale or Typhoon or Gripen but about one of the world's legendary planes: the Spitfire, a large number of which – up....More
Jun 01, 2012

June Defense Technology International

The June issue of DTI is here. Some of the articles: + Brad Perrett on Seoul's new missile....More
Jun 01, 2012

Saab Unveils New Surveillance Offering

With an eye to what it sees as a growing market for maritime surveillance aircraft, Saab has rolled out the Saab 340 MSA (maritime security aircraft....More
Jun 01, 2012

Multinational Aircraft Recovery Training

The European Air Transport Command organized the first Multinational Aircraft Recovery Training (MART) event at France's Bricy air base in Orleans on....More
May 31, 2012

Dutch Save On Spare Parts

Some of the equipment being taken out of Dutch military service will be used for spare parts, Dutch Defense Minister Hans Hillen informed parliament....More
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