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 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 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 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 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 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 ThunderB Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/thunderb-small-tactical-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/thunderb-small-tactical-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ ThunderB is a small tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Israeli company BlueBird Aero Systems. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT L-39NG Multi-Role Jet Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/l-39ng-multi-role-jet-trainer/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/l-39ng-multi-role-jet-trainer/ L-39NG (next generation) is the latest multi-role, advanced jet trainer aircraft designed by Aero Vodochody Aerospace. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Spoofing and jamming: tackling threats to GPS-guided systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurespoofing-and-jamming-tackling-threats-to-gps-guided-systems-5649119/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurespoofing-and-jamming-tackling-threats-to-gps-guided-systems-5649119/ GPS-guided weapons such as cruise missiles and the British Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System have the potential to fall victim to ‘spoofing’ attacks by terrorists and hostile forces, which could lead rockets or missiles astray. While some a… Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:31:00 GMT Profiling the contenders for the USAF’s T-X jet trainer programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurewhat-are-the-contenders-for-the-usafs-t-x-programme-5646403/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurewhat-are-the-contenders-for-the-usafs-t-x-programme-5646403/ Aerospace contractors are gearing up for the competition to replace the T-38 Talon as the US Air Force’s next jet trainer. The T-X programme aims to bridge the gap between primary training on the T-6 Texan II and advanced fighters such as the F-22 an… Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT C295W Transport and Surveillance Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c295w-transport-and-surveillance-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/c295w-transport-and-surveillance-aircraft/ C295W, the latest variant of C295 military transport aircraft, is being manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. The new aircraft is equipped with winglets and uprated engines to deliver improved performance than its predecessor. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 68 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-68-5029717/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-68-5029717/ In this issue: The tech behind exercise Unmanned Warrior, trends in the world’s nuclear arsenals, Germany’s ambitious defence plans, spider silk armour for the US Army, the RAF’s future air capabilities, new trouble with Gerald R. Ford, and more. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:24:00 GMT Mi-8AMTSh-VA Arctic Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/mi-8amtsh-va-arctic-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/mi-8amtsh-va-arctic-helicopter/ Mi-8AMTSh-VA twin-engine helicopter is specially designed to perform the Russian Armed Forces’ missions in Arctic environmental conditions. 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