New Article information at Airforce Technology New and updated information from Article listed on www.airforce-technology.com http://www.airforce-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airforce-technology.com/ New Article information at Airforce Technology http://www.airforce-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Z-19E Light Attack Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/z-19e-light-attack-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/z-19e-light-attack-helicopter/ The Z-19E light attack helicopter, an export variant of Z-19 Harbin armed and reconnaissance helicopter, performed its maiden flight in May. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Snipe Nano Quadrotor UAS http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/snipe-nano-quadrotor-uas/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/snipe-nano-quadrotor-uas/ The latest tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS) introduced by AeroVironment, the Snipe Nano quadrotor is intended for close-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Indago 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/indago-3-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/indago-3-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ The Indago 3 quad-rotor unmanned aerial system (UAS) is the newest variant of the Indago UAS developed by Lockheed Martin. Thu, 11 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 75 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more. Wed, 10 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT Su-30SM Multirole Fighter Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su-30sm-multirole-fighter-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su-30sm-multirole-fighter-aircraft/ The Su-30SM is a multirole fighter aircraft developed by JSC Sukhoi Design Bureau for the Russian Air Force. Fri, 05 May 2017 13:30:00 GMT Hongdu L-15B Combat Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hongdu-l-15b-combat-trainer/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hongdu-l-15b-combat-trainer/ Hongdu L-15B is a new twin-seat combat trainer aircraft developed by Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG), part of China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC), for the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). Thu, 04 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: Boeing wins $2.2bn contract, Israel commissions David's Sling http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-boeing-wins-22bn-contract-israel-commissions-davids-sling-5800435/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-boeing-wins-22bn-contract-israel-commissions-davids-sling-5800435/ Boeing secured a $2.2bn contract to modernise maritime patrol capabilities of P-8A Poseidon aircraft worldwide, Israel commissioned David's Sling missile defence system. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from April 2017. Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Su-34 (Su-32) Fullback Fighter Bomber http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su34/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su34/ Also known as Su-27IB, the Su-34 fighter bomber has been developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau Joint Stock Company, Moscow and the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association at Novosibirsk, Russia. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:02:00 GMT Zephyr S High-Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/zephyr-s-high-altitude-pseudo-satellite-haps/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/zephyr-s-high-altitude-pseudo-satellite-haps/ The Zephyr S next-generation High-Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) is a new variant of the Zephyr family of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) owned by Airbus Defence and Space. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT H215M Multi-Role Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/h215m-multi-role-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/h215m-multi-role-helicopter/ The H215M multi-role helicopter is a military variant of the H215 civil helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT C-130J Hercules Tactical Transport Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hercules/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hercules/ The Lockheed Martin C-130 is US Air Force's principal tactical cargo and personnel transport aircraft. The C-130J Hercules is the latest model, featuring a glass cockpit, digital avionics and a new propulsion system with a six-bladed propeller. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 74 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ In this issue: The EU army that isn’t an army, BAE Systems on cyber security skills, innovation in explosive trace detection, Airbus’ high-altitude pseudo-satellite, the UK’s $1bn deal for US-built Predator B aircraft, piracy in Somalia after Operati… Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT FT-200 FH Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ft-200-fh-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ft-200-fh-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ The FT-200 FH is a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by FT Sistemas. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT C-5 Galaxy Transport Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c5/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c5/ The Lockheed Martin C-5B Galaxy strategic transport aircraft first entered service with the US Air Force in 1986. The US Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT PD-1 Unmanned Aerial System http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/pd-1-unmanned-aerial-system/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/pd-1-unmanned-aerial-system/ The People's Drone PD-1 unmanned aerial system (UAS) is designed and manufactured by UkrSpecSystems, a UAS producer based in Ukraine. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: USAF awards landing gear support contract, Belgium to replace F-16 fleet http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-usaf-awards-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-belgium-plans-to-replace-f-16-fleet-5778638/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-usaf-awards-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-belgium-plans-to-replace-f-16-fleet-5778638/ USAF awards $909m landing gear support contract to AAR, Belgium plans to replace F-16 Fighting Falcon with new combat aircraft. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from March 2017. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT The US Air Force's struggle to retain fighter pilots http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurekeeping-them-flying-the-us-air-forces-struggle-to-retain-fighter-pilots-5776168/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurekeeping-them-flying-the-us-air-forces-struggle-to-retain-fighter-pilots-5776168/ The US Air Force is facing a pilot shortage and ranks of fighter pilots have been hit hardest. In 2015, the force was short 511 fighter pilots, a number that increased to nearly 750 at the end of 2016. Has the allure of the swashbuckling, all-America… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UVH-29E Unmanned Aerial Vehicle http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/uvh-29e-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/uvh-29e-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ UVH-29E is a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) produced by UAVOS for military and civil operators. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT A-50U Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/a-50u-airborne-early-warning-and-control-aewc-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/a-50u-airborne-early-warning-and-control-aewc-aircraft/ The A-50U airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft is an upgraded version of the A-50 AEW&C aircraft. It was developed by PJSC 'Beriev Aircraft' in collaboration with Vega Radio Engineering Corporation, for the Russian Air Force. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hurkus-C Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hurkus-c-light-attack-and-armed-reconnaissance-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/hurkus-c-light-attack-and-armed-reconnaissance-aircraft/ Hurkus-C is a next-generation armed variant of the Hurkus basic trainer aircraft, designed and developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries. The first prototype of the Hurkus-C was unveiled in February. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT