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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.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 84

In this issue: Technology for safer and more sustainable bases, the future of driverless technology in military vehicles, innovtive UAV designs, the US Air Force's jet-mounted laser weapons, BAE System's digital naval shipyard, and more.

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