New Article information at Airforce Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Airforce Technology DA62 MPP Special Mission Aircraft The DA62 MPP (multi-purpose platform) is a new special mission aircraft developed by Diamond Aircraft Industries. Based on the DA62 twin-engine light aircraft, the DA62 MPP was unveiled at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Friend or foe: securing aircraft IFF systems The US Air Force has contracted Raytheon to provide secure identification friend-or-foe (IFF) equipment in a bid to help safeguard aircraft. IFF technology, which helps radar operators and missile crews tell the difference between friendly and potent… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT AC-130J Ghostrider Aircraft The AC-130J Ghostrider, a modified version of the MC-130J aircraft, is expected to replace the legacy AC-130H/U aircraft of the US Air Force. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 78 In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’, the future of littoral warfare and more. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:29:00 GMT AT-802L Longsword ISR and Light Strike Aircraft The AT-802L Longsword is an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and light strike aircraft developed by L3 Technologies in co-operation with Air Tractor. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: Brimstone missile's first live fire trial, British RAF to begin recruiting women MBDA’s Brimstone missile successfully completed the first live test firing from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, the British RAF is to allow women into ground close combat roles for the first time. wraps-up the key headlines fr… Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) The HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) is being developed by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in co-operation with Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force's (USAF) CRH programme. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mi-171SH-HV Military Transport Helicopter JSC Russian Нelicopters unveiled Mi-171SH-HV military transport helicopter at the MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Show held in Moscow, Russia, in July 2017. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT MH-47G Chinook Special Operations Helicopter The Boeing MH-47G is a special operations variant of the CH-47 Chinook multi-role, heavy-lift helicopter. It is in service with the US Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOC). Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kawasaki C-2 Military Transport Aircraft Kawasaki C-2 (previously known as XC-2) is an advanced military transport aircraft designed and manufactured by Japan-based Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI). Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 77 In this issue: South Korea’s defence strategy, NATO’s cyber security upgrades, the future of Scotland’s military bases, stealth solutions for refuelling tankers, new research into supercavitating torpedoes and more. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:33:00 GMT C-130J-SOF Special Mission Aircraft C-130J-SOF is a special mission aircraft developed by Lockheed Martin to meet the requirements of the international military special operations forces (SOF). Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT H225M Cougar Medium Multimission Helicopter The H225M (previously known as EC 725) medium-sized (11t), twin-engine helicopter is a member of the Cougar helicopter family developed by Eurocopter. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT LASA T-Bird Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircraft T-Bird is a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft developed by LASA Engineering. It is a light armed surveillance version of the Thrush 510G agricultural aircraft. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT M-346FA Fighter Attack Aircraft Italian aerospace and defence company Leonardo introduced M-346FA (Fighter Attack) aircraft, a new variant of the Aermacchi M-346 twin-engine advanced trainer aircraft, in June. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Maxwell: smart base pilot kicks off AT&T has announced it is working with Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, to pilot a more efficient and effective “smart base.” The concept uses Internet of Things technology to pull together connected smart perimeters, gate monitoring, no… Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: US approves $1.3bn sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft, USAF grounds F-35A aircraft The US approved a potential $1.3bn foreign military sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft to Australia, USAF grounded F-35A aircraft over pilot oxygen supply issue. wraps-up the key headlines from June 2017. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT A stealth solution for the US Air Force's biggest birds Pentagon chiefs are looking to Silicon Valley to present ideas for a ‘now you see me, now you don’t’ cloaking technology for the largest aircraft in the fleet – aerial refuelling tankers. According to top officials from the Air Mobility Command, ther… Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT KT-1P Trainer Aircraft The KT-1P is an export version of the KT-1 turboprop basic trainer aircraft, jointly developed by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and the Agency for Defence Development (ADD) for the South Korean Air Force. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT F-35 Lightning: up and away April’s arrival of F-35 Lightning IIs at RAF Lakenheath at the start of their first ever deployment outside of the US marked a significant milestone for an aircraft which has been making the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT