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 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 MD 6XX Concept Helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/md-6xx-concept-helicopter/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/md-6xx-concept-helicopter/ The MD 6XX is a next-generation, multi-mission, single-engine helicopter currently being developed by MD Helicopters. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Certifiable Predator B: a new generation sharpens its claws http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurecertifiable-predator-b-a-new-generation-sharpens-its-claws-5760856/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurecertifiable-predator-b-a-new-generation-sharpens-its-claws-5760856/ Following the news that the UK has ordered a fleet of the new Certifiable Predator B remotely piloted aircraft from the US in a deal worth $1bn, Claire Apthorp took a look at the new technology. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Paragon Direct Attack Munition http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/paragon-direct-attack-munition/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/paragon-direct-attack-munition/ Paragon all-weather, dual-mode direct attack munition (previously named Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb (LGB)) is designed and developed by Lockheed Martin to provide warfighters of the US and its allied nations with the capability to engage potenti… Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 73 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-73-5759628/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-73-5759628/ In this issue: The UK’s laser weapons project, US defence under Trump, industry trends for the year ahead, the challenges of maintaining effective land forces, new energy ideas for operating bases, a lesson in air readiness with NATO, and more. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:35:00 GMT F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Strike Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/fa18/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/fa18/ The US Navy F/A-18 E and F Super Hornet maritime strike attack aircraft was manufactured by Boeing, and flew for the first time on 29 November 1995. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February's top stories: MBDA wins £146m UK MoD contract, Northrop, BAE withdraw joint bid http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-mbda-wins-146m-uk-mod-contract-northrop-bae-withdraw-joint-bid-5753905/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-mbda-wins-146m-uk-mod-contract-northrop-bae-withdraw-joint-bid-5753905/ MBDA wins £146m UK MoD contract, and Northrop and BAE withdraw joint bid for USAF's $16bn T-X trainer programme. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from February 2017. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Heron TP-XP MALE Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/heron-tp-xp-male-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/heron-tp-xp-male-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ The Heron TP-XP advanced medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) is the latest addition to the Heron family of UAS developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT A lesson in air readiness with NATO http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-lesson-in-air-readiness-with-nato-5742581/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-lesson-in-air-readiness-with-nato-5742581/ To show just how ready NATO is to deploy its counter threat capability, the organisation recently packed up its entire Deployable Air Command and Control Centre (DACCC) moving it via air, land and sea from Poggio Renatico, Italy, to Sardinia, 600km s… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cloud Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cloud-shadow-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/cloud-shadow-unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav/ Cloud Shadow high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was unveiled in November 2016 during the Airshow China 2016 exhibition held in Zhuhai, China. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The unmanned wingman: high-speed drones to support fighter aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurethe-unmanned-wingman-high--speed-drones-to-support-fighter-aircraft-5731459/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurethe-unmanned-wingman-high--speed-drones-to-support-fighter-aircraft-5731459/ Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has secured a contract to explore the use of high-speed drones to support fourth and fifth generation fighter aircraft. Simply put such an unprecedented capability would provide fighter jets with a wingman capable … Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 72 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-72-5736456/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-72-5736456/ In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future of UAVs in maritime ISR, closing capability gaps i… Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:06:00 GMT Air-to-Air Refuelling: why tomorrow’s tankers will need to pack their own punch http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureair-to-air-refuelling-why-tomorrows-tankers-will-need-to-pack-their-own-punch-5731190/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureair-to-air-refuelling-why-tomorrows-tankers-will-need-to-pack-their-own-punch-5731190/ Air-to-air refuelling (AAR) stands as one of the key enabling technologies of modern air supremacy. From projecting military power to delivering humanitarian aid, the ability of advanced air forces to operate far beyond their national boundaries prov… Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT January's top stories: Boeing's $2.1bn contract, VSE to support USAF's $11.4bn CFT programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-boeing-receives-21bn-contract-vse-to-support-usafs-114bn-cft-programme-5730392/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-boeing-receives-21bn-contract-vse-to-support-usafs-114bn-cft-programme-5730392/ Boeing has secured a $2.1bn contract for the third low-rate initial production (LRIP) lot of KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, VSE has received a contract to support the USAF Contract Field Teams (CFT) programme. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the ke… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT VA001 Unmanned Aircraft System http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/va001-unmanned-aircraft-system/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/va001-unmanned-aircraft-system/ VA001 medium-altitude, long-endurance aircraft (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is designed and built by Vanilla Aircraft for military forces intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and aerial mesh network relay missions. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M-345 Basic-Advanced Jet Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/m-345-basic-advanced-jet-trainer/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/m-345-basic-advanced-jet-trainer/ The M-345 is a basic-advanced light-weight trainer jet developed by Alenia Aermacchi. The new aircraft will meet various training requirements of the armed forces worldwide. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:00:00 GMT Spy’Ranger Mini Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/spyranger-mini-tactical-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/spyranger-mini-tactical-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ Spy’Ranger mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system is developed by Thales for use by the armed forces and special forces units in applications such as airborne image intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and target acquisition. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 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