Multi-Mission Aircraft

Jun 17, 2021
The U.S. Air Force has discovered two new Category 1 deficiencies for the KC-46A.
Jun 15, 2021
KAI said its next-generation transport aircraft could be developed by 2031 with maritime patrol and civilian airliner derivatives following later in the decade.
Jun 14, 2021
During Phase 1, L3 and Raytheon teams will demonstrate electronic intelligence (ELINT) and communications intelligence (COMINT) sensors under controlled conditions. 
Jun 08, 2021
Unlike traditional weapons-firing platforms, most mobility aircraft lack onboard targeting systems. Two new organizations may form at least part of the enterprise needed to make the MC-130s and C-17s credible as weapons platforms. 
Jun 01, 2021
The U.S. Air Force on June 1 ordered the first of six Bombardier Global 6000 business jets to convert into E-11A aircraft to serve as communication…
May 27, 2021
The 48-page report sheds new light on the causes of a deeply flawed refueling boom that now must be redesigned for $100 million and replaced on all KC-46s that will be delivered through 2023. 
May 26, 2021
Startup Merlin Labs has emerged from stealth mode with a contract from special mission operator Dynamic Aviation to modify 55 Beechcraft King Airs to autonomous operation.
May 19, 2021
An “amphibious MC-130J” appeared on a slide of research and development initiatives now underway within SOCOM’s program executive office for Fixed Wing aircraft.