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Future Combat Air System: UK and France move ahead 17 May, 2016 The UK and France have announced a £1.54bn project to build a prototype of the Future Combat Air System. The next-generation UAV programme builds on the successful £120m joint feasibility... > read more

Sharp ascent: the UK MoD’s future flying training programme 04 May, 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is investing in the new fixed wing flying training system to modernise flying training for aircrew across the air force, navy and air corps. The system, provided...

Extending Global Hawk 16 February, 2016 The Global Hawk UAS has recently come under fire as constrained military budgets force the US Air Force to pick and choose between its high-altitude reconnaissance assets. No one can doubt...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 56 15 October, 2015 In this issue: Why exercise Jade Helm caused controversy in the US, a look inside the BFBS, decision time for the US Air Force’s long-range strike bomber, extending drone range with hydrogen...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 55 15 September, 2015 In this issue: The joint European MALE drone project, energy tech for forward operating bases, Skynet's strategic move to Asia Pacific, behaviour prediction software as a counterterrorism...

Paris Air Show 2015 –sun shines but not on big ticket items 02 July, 2015 While the sun made a very welcome appearance at Le Bourget for this year’s Paris Air Show, big ticket sales of military aerospace equipment did not. Sales were markedly dominated by Airbus...

Top Gun: The 10 most powerful fighter jet engines 20 May, 2015 American aero-engine manufacturers Pratt & Whitney and GE Aviation produce six of the world’s ten most powerful fighter jet engines while the rest are all Russian made....

Global Defence Technology: Issue 51 13 May, 2015 In this issue: France reconsiders its defence budget, he UK's new virtual cyber centre of operations, success stories in landmine clearance, Australia's F-35 trouble, building warships in...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 50 09 April, 2015 In this issue: Simulation training steps up a gear, progress in micro UAVs, potential replacements for the UK's Nimrod programme, Canada's navy at the crossroads, the evolution of the LCS and...

JLENS: controversial spy blimp takes to the skies 24 February, 2015 On 27 December, the US Army’s newest aerial surveillance asset took to the skies over Maryland on the US East Coast. Talk to the army, and JLENS is a tethered aerostat that floats 10,000ft in...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 48 11 February, 2015 In this issue: the F-35C proves its worth in carrier trials, transforming deployable communications for the NATO Response Force, Raytheon’s ISR software brings big data processing to...

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