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KC-46 Aerial Refuelling Aircraft

KC-46 Aerial Refuelling Aircraft, based on the KC-767 refuelling aircraft, is being manufactured by Boeing under a contract with the US Air Force (USAF).

Agents of SHiELD – the US Air Force’s new aircraft-mounted laser weapon

The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m contract to design, develop and produce an aircraft-mounted high-power fibre laser. It forms one part of the Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) programme, which aims to demonstrate the ability of an airborne protective laser system by 2021. Berenice Baker speaks to Lockheed Martin about the significance of the programme.

Aerospace Engineering Design

Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS) is a CAA / EASA and UK MOD-approved DOA and POA organisation based in the UK at the forefront of aircraft design, with approvals to make ‘changes and repairs to aircraft’.

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