Hypersonic MUSTARD and the piggy-back Fighter Jet: BAE's forgotten aircraft
Over the years BAE Systems has produced many of the most iconic and game changing defence technologies but not all have made it past the drawing board. To celebrate the opening of a new heritage centre the company has released an astounding series of retro-designs.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 28
In this issue: We look at the UK’s critical role in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, the Australian military’s plan to protect the country’s mineral resources, why investment in portable power systems is declining and much more
May's top stories: WaveRider and X-47B successes
Experimental US Air Force programmes made steady progress, with the X-51A hypersonic WaveRider jet successfully completing a test flight and the X-47B drone launching from the USS George H W Bush. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2013.
Video feature: nano-air vehicles - small eyes in the skies
Floating like a butterfly and able to sting like a bee, DARPA's request for insect-sized UAVs capable of tracking high-profile targets in densely populated areas finally looks like it is taking off.
Video feature: A400M finally on the runway
Despite a series of setbacks and controversies, Airbus's A400M airlifter finally looks like delivering on its initial premise, as deliveries and operational certification edges closer.