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August 3, 2022, 5:41 AM

L3Harris Sky Warden Selected for Armed Overwatch Program

The missionized agricultural Sky Warden will be used in support of U.S. special forces in areas such as Africa.

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Beechcraft Avenger T
Jul 19, 2022 - 4:50 AM
Ascent Flight Training
 RAF E-7 Wedgetail AEW&C aircraft
Jul 19, 2022 - 4:44 AM
The conversion of three Boeing 737 airframes for the AEW&C role is proceeding at the UK facility of STS Aviation Services.
Mosquito Protector UAV
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:07 AM
The service has terminated Project Mosquito in favor of alternative approaches that could advance uncrewed aircraft more quickly.
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:04 AM
The new radar for the Tempest fighter will incorporate higher power, smaller circuits, and gallium arsenide processors.
Jul 19, 2022 - 3:01 AM
The UK government has confirmed that Team Tempest will build a demonstrator for the aircraft at the center of the Future Combat Air System.
HVX hypersonic aircraft research project
Jul 19, 2022 - 2:04 AM
Reaction Engines is leading a hypersonic technology partnership between the Royal Air Force, two UK government agencies, and Rolls-Royce.
Sikorsky Black Hawk
Jul 18, 2022 - 12:41 PM
The S-70i Black Hawk is being offered to the UK for its NMH requirement, with aircraft to be built in Poland if the type is selected.
Jul 18, 2022 - 8:44 AM
Leonardo will install production infrastructure at Yeovil in advance of the UK NMH selection due in answer to the program’s aggressive timeline.
Jul 18, 2022 - 6:00 AM
The HF-9500 high-frequency set replaces the legacy ARC-190 system in previously supplied C-130Js.
GE Aviation T901 turboshaft engine
Jul 18, 2022 - 5:50 AM
The XA100 fighter engine and T901 rotary-wing powerplant programs are making strides, while GE’s existing portfolio continues to show strong sales.