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RQ-11B Raven Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)
The RQ-11B Raven (Raven B) is a lightweight and low-altitude, remote-controlled, man-portable unmanned air vehicle (UAV) system designed and developed for the US Armed Forces by AeroVironment, a company based in the US.
Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Satellite System
The Advanced Extremely High-Frequency (AEHF) system is a series of six military communication satellites planned to replace the currently in-orbit Milstar system.
Lockheed Martin delivers USAF AEHF military communications satellite
Lockheed Martin has delivered the fourth advanced extremely high frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite to the US Air Force (USAF) for launch aboard an Atlas V rocket.
RTAF awards air command and control system upgrade contract to Saab
The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has awarded a contract to Saab to upgrade and further enhance the national air command and control system (ACCS).
ManTech to deliver technical support for next-generation UAV systems
ManTech has secured a contract from the US Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA) to provide technical support of next-generation unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems.
H145M Battlefield Support Helicopter
The H145M ( previously known as EC145 T2) is a multi-role twin-engine battlefield support helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters. It is primarily intended for use by military and law enforcement agencies.
The air-launched, precision-strike StormBreaker bomb (formerly Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II)) is planned for integration on the F-15E Strike Eagle twin-engine aircraft in 2017. Raytheon Missile Systems is the prime contractor for the joint United States Air Force (USAF) and navy SDB II programme.
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