New Article information at Airforce Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Airforce Technology Global Defence Technology: Issue 80 In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:00 GMT Calima T-90 Trainer Aircraft Calima T-90 is a basic trainer aircraft developed by the Corporación de la Industria Aeronáutica Colombiana (CIAC) and Lancair to replace the aging fleet of T-41 Mescalero and the Beeachcraft T-34 Mentor trainers of the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aé… Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT September's top stories: MD Helicopters wins $1.4bn contract, Canada requests F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft worth $5.23bn MD Helicopters secured a $1.4bn contract for MD 530 armed scout attack helicopters, Canada requested $5.23bn sale of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft from the US. wraps-up the key headlines from September 2017. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ZALA 421-16E5 Unmanned Aircraft System ZALA 421-16Е5 tactical unmanned airborne surveillance and reconnaissance aerial vehicle (UAV) is an advanced drone in the ZALA family of UAVs. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT IA-63 Pampa III Advanced Trainer and Light-Attack Aircraft The IA-63 Pampa III is a new advanced trainer and light-attack aircraft produced by Fábrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA) for the Argentine Air Force. It is an upgraded variant of the Pampa II aircraft. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System The Akash (sky) is a mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system being built by India's state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Outrider Unmanned Aircraft System Outrider is a lightweight canister-launched unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed by Lockheed Martin. The UAS is intended to perform missions in austere areas, where the usage of conventional, larger unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is limited. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 79 In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns over Trident, naval construc… Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:11:00 GMT Cormorant VTOL UAV The Cormorant (formerly AirMule) is an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) designed and developed by Israel's Urban Aeronautics to meet the requirements of the Israeli Defence Forces. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT ORS-5 Surveillance Satellite The ORS-5 (Operationally Responsive Space-5) is a new space surveillance satellite that has been developed by the Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office for the US Air Force (USAF). Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: USAF awards $1.8bn LRSO weapon design work, Nigeria requests A-29 Super Tucano aircraft USAF awarded $1.8bn worth contracts for LRSO weapon design work, Nigeria requested the $593m sale of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons from US. wraps-up the key headlines from August 2017. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT N219 Multi-Mission Aircraft N219 is a multi-role, twin-turboprop utility aircraft being developed by PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) and National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) to meet the requirements of defence and civilian customers. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Intercepting intercontinental missiles Intercepting an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in flight has often been described as hitting a bullet with a bullet, and it makes for a pretty accurate analogy. Dr Gareth Evans asks whether it can be done. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT 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