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 C295W Search and Rescue Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c295w-search-and-rescue-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c295w-search-and-rescue-aircraft/ The Government of Canada is procuring a new fleet of 16 C295W twin turboprop fixed-wing aircraft configured for search-and-rescue (SAR) missions from Airbus Defence and Space for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 71 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-71-5714433/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-71-5714433/ Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and m… Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 GMT AW149 Multirole Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/aw149-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/aw149-helicopter/ The AW149 is a 7t to 8t class multirole helicopter for military and paramilitary applications. The helicopter has a maximum cruise speed of 278km/h (150k) and a hover altitude ceiling of more than 6,000ft at maximum all up weight. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Airforce Technology stories http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-airforce-technology-stories-5705512/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-airforce-technology-stories-5705512/ Iraq requests $2bn worth of weapons for F-16, USAF unveils first rendering of B-21 long-range strike bomber, and France to work with the UK on £1.54bn future combat air system project. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG) Satellites http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cosmo-skymed-second-generation-csg-satellites/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cosmo-skymed-second-generation-csg-satellites/ The Constellation of Small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation (COSMO-SkyMed) Second Generation (CSG) programme involves the development of a two-satellite constellation to succeed the first generation COSMO-SkyMed system. Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 70 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-70-5693289/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-70-5693289/ In this issue: The tanks of tomorrow, unmanned technology and the frontline soldier, Rolls-Royce speaks out about UK budget policy, a new marketplace for surplus equipment, solving engineering problems on the Littoral Combat Ships, and more. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:21:00 GMT QF-16 Full Scale Aerial Target http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/qf-16-full-scale-aerial-target/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/qf-16-full-scale-aerial-target/ The QF-16 full-scale aerial target (FSAT) was developed by Boeing for the US Air Force (USAF). It is a modified platform of the ageing F-16 aircraft, retired from the service of the USAF. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT XS-1 Phase B: DARPA’s new space plane looks skyward http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurexs-1-phase-b-darpas-new-space-plane-looks-skyward-4809183/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurexs-1-phase-b-darpas-new-space-plane-looks-skyward-4809183/ DARPA has awarded contracts to Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Masten Space Systems to continue developing concepts for US military’s XS-1 experimental space plane. How could the new design make spaceflight commonplace, and what potential military benef… Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cirrus Perception Special Mission Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cirrus-perception-special-mission-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cirrus-perception-special-mission-aircraft/ Cirrus Perception is a multi-mission intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft developed by Cirrus Aircraft. It is based on the Cirrus SR22 / SR22T civil utility aircraft. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT November's top stories: US approves $31.2bn fighter jet sale, India test fires Prithvi-II http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-us-approves-312bn-fighter-jet-sale-india-test-fires-prithvi-ii-5687966/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-us-approves-312bn-fighter-jet-sale-india-test-fires-prithvi-ii-5687966/ US approves $31.2bn sale of military aircraft to Qatar and Kuwait, India has reportedly test-fired two Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missiles. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from November 2016. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UH-1H Huey II Multi-Mission Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/uh-1h-huey-ii-multi-mission-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/uh-1h-huey-ii-multi-mission-helicopter/ Huey II is an upgraded version of Bell UH-1H multimission, medium-lift helicopter, designed and manufactured by Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Textron. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT ZLIN Z 242 L Guru Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/zlin-z-242-l-guru-trainer/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/zlin-z-242-l-guru-trainer/ The Z 242 L Guru is a twin-seat trainer and aerobatic aircraft manufactured by ZLIN AIRCRAFT for basic and advanced training, as well as aerobatic training in civil and military air schools. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Rustom-II MALE Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/rustom-ii-male-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/rustom-ii-male-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ Rustom-II MALE UAV is the latest addition to Rustom series of UAVs, which also include Rustom-I, Rustom-H and Rustom-C. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT H135 Military Training Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/h135-military-training-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/h135-military-training-helicopter/ The H135 military training helicopter is manufactured by Airbus Helicopters to meet the flight training needs of armed forces across the world. The highly versatile platform is suitable for basic, advanced and mission training. Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Changhe Z-11WB Reconnaissance and Light Attack Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/changhe-z-11wb-reconnaissance-and-light-attack-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/changhe-z-11wb-reconnaissance-and-light-attack-helicopter/ Z-11WB 'Kuang' (Buzzard) is a new reconnaissance and light attack helicopter developed by AVIC Changhe Aircraft Industry (Group) Corporation (CHAIC). Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 69 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-69-5665193/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-69-5665193/ In this issue: Could Russia gain a technological edge over Britain? Plus: the benefits of base sharing, protecting GPS guided weapons from spoofing, the next step in electric vehicles, contenders for the T-X jet trainer programme, lessons learned fro… Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:06:00 GMT October's top stories: BAE to upgrade Typhoons, Nato increases ISIS attacks http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-bae-to-upgrade-eurofighter-typhoon-fleet-nato-intensifies-efforts-against-isis-5653471/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-bae-to-upgrade-eurofighter-typhoon-fleet-nato-intensifies-efforts-against-isis-5653471/ BAE to upgrade UK Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon fleet, Nato has intensified its efforts against ISIS by deploying its advanced airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from Octob… Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT M-346 Master Advanced Fighter Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak/ The M-346 Master is an advanced and lead-in fifth-generation fighter trainer developed by Alenia Aermacchi (Italy) Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/globaleye-airborne-early-warning-and-control-aewc-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/globaleye-airborne-early-warning-and-control-aewc-aircraft/ GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft is a new multi-role airborne surveillance system developed by Saab. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Yak-152 Primary Trainer Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak-152-primary-trainer-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak-152-primary-trainer-aircraft/ The Yak-152 is a new-generation primary trainer aircraft developed by Yakovlev Design Bureau, a part of Irkut Corporation. The aircraft is intended for the Russian Ministry of Defence, paramilitary sport organisation DOSAAF (Volunteer Society for Coo… Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT