DEFENSE General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has flown the Avenger Extended Range unmanned aircraft for the first time. An increased wingspan of 76 ft., and 2,200 lb. of additional fuel extend the jet-powered UAV’s endurance to 20 hr. from 15 hr. Singapore has selected the Airbus Helicopters H225M and Boeing CH-47F to replace the fleet of a dozen AS332M Super Puma medium-lift- and CH-47D Chinook heavy-lift helicopters operated by the air force. Deliveries are to begin in ...


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