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This month marks 60 years since the Chinook prototype took to the skies, setting the stage for the rotorcraft’s eventual dominance in heavy-lift heroics.

 
 

 

 

 
USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Cruise Missile
• USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Cruise Missile
— The USAF 416th Flight Test Squadron recently completed a round of tests of the Air Force Resear....>>
 
Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals
• Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals
— The Canadian military has accepted the first of 16 new search-and-rescue (SAR) planes despite o....>>
 
Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review
• Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review
— The world’s Air Forces in 2019 began to try and get a firm grasp on space, while contracts were....>>
 
Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours
• Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours
— Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours....>>
 
Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

• Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

 
 
Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K for USMC • Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K for USMC  
 
US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea
• US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea
— Wednesday's flight was the third time a US recon aircraft was spotted near Russia's southern bo....>>
 
Russian Spy Plane Flies Over Nuclear Bases in US Southwest, Radar Data Shows
• Russian Spy Plane Flies Over Nuclear Bases in US Southwest, Radar Data Shows
— The flight was carried out by a Tu-214ON observation plane packed with airborne surveillance to....>>
 
MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile
• MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile
— The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has awarded MBDA a contract to develop the upgraded M....>>
 
Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)
• Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)
— Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
The Royal Navy Fleet May Buy 21st century British-Built Airships (13.02.2012)
Spending on aircraft to dip 12 percent in 2013 (12.02.2012)
Fort Sill logisticians hit mark with air drop exercise (9.02.2012)
Eielson F-16s to be moved to Anchorage (9.02.2012)
Bell Helicopter Dedicates Military Aircraft Assembly and Delivery Center to US Army Kiowa Warrior (8.02.2012)
AAI to Provide Test Systems for CV-22 Fleet (7.02.2012)
Indian Navy Chief Snipes Carrier Tejas (5.02.2012)
Eleventh C-5B Inducted To Become Super Galaxy (3.02.2012)
Whales inspire rotor blade efficiency study (1.02.2012)
USAF moves forward with HH-60 replacement (30.01.2012)
Becker Avionics DVCS6100 selected for UH-72A Lakota (28.01.2012)
Neuron UCAV Officially Unveiled (27.01.2012)
Northrop Grumman Statement on the Global Hawk Block 30 Program (26.01.2012)
GKN Aerospace APFCs enter UK MOD service (10.01.2012)
GA-ASI Introduces New Design on B/MQ-9 Reaper Landing Gear (9.01.2012)
AIA, NDIA, PSC Release Joint Industrial Base Report (7.01.2012)
Eurocopter claims EC175 is ‘exceeding operational targets’ (6.01.2012)
New USN Aircraft Carrier's Electromagnetic Launcher (5.01.2012)
Raytheon lands $100 million in contracts for weapons (23.12.2011)
Russian Air Force gets Mi-26 heavy helicopters (21.12.2011)
 
The Royal Navy Fleet May Buy 21st century British-Built Airships (13.02.2012)
Spending on aircraft to dip 12 percent in 2013 (12.02.2012)
Fort Sill logisticians hit mark with air drop exercise (9.02.2012)
Eielson F-16s to be moved to Anchorage (9.02.2012)
Bell Helicopter Dedicates Military Aircraft Assembly and Delivery Center to US Army Kiowa Warrior (8.02.2012)
AAI to Provide Test Systems for CV-22 Fleet (7.02.2012)
Indian Navy Chief Snipes Carrier Tejas (5.02.2012)
Eleventh C-5B Inducted To Become Super Galaxy (3.02.2012)
Whales inspire rotor blade efficiency study (1.02.2012)
USAF moves forward with HH-60 replacement (30.01.2012)
Becker Avionics DVCS6100 selected for UH-72A Lakota (28.01.2012)
Neuron UCAV Officially Unveiled (27.01.2012)
Northrop Grumman Statement on the Global Hawk Block 30 Program (26.01.2012)
GKN Aerospace APFCs enter UK MOD service (10.01.2012)
GA-ASI Introduces New Design on B/MQ-9 Reaper Landing Gear (9.01.2012)
AIA, NDIA, PSC Release Joint Industrial Base Report (7.01.2012)
Eurocopter claims EC175 is ‘exceeding operational targets’ (6.01.2012)
New USN Aircraft Carrier's Electromagnetic Launcher (5.01.2012)
Raytheon lands $100 million in contracts for weapons (23.12.2011)
Russian Air Force gets Mi-26 heavy helicopters (21.12.2011)
 
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• MBDA to develop next-generation MICA missile

(12.11.2018)
The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has awarded MBDA a contract to develop the upgraded MICA NG missile, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2026....>>

• Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)

(14.01.2018)
Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)...>>

• Boeing Senior VP Fancher to Retire After 40 Years of Service

(27.06.2017)
Successfully led breakthrough commercial, defense and space projects. Created company's first integrated program management function. Solidified and deployed common program managem...>>

• US Army AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Outfitted With Laser Gun Crushes Target

(27.06.2017)
The US Army has successfully acquired and hit an unmanned target using a high-energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter....>>

• Belarus Plans Future Purchases of Russia's Iskander Missile Systems - Ambassador

(26.06.2017)
Belarus could in the future consider buying Russia's Iskander missile systems, Belarusian Ambassador to Moscow Igor Petrishenko told Sputnik....>>

• Test Pilot School team proves how 'a dummy' can save money

(5.04.2014)
In an Air Force setting that is locked on being financially-conscious and proactive under the current financial challenges, the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at the request of ...>>

• World leaders to land on helipads in the Kremlin

(15.07.2013)
The all-weather 4162-square metre Helicopter Pad 1 built on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin near the wall bordering Tainitsky Garden can handle helicopters of various classes....>>

• F-16 crashes near Arizona Air Force base

(26.06.2013)
Two pilots safely ejected before an F-16 crashed Wednesday night near Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona, an Air Force spokeswoman told CNN....>>

• North Korean leader distributes ‘Mein Kampf’ to officials

(19.06.2013)
Kim Jong-un urges subordinates to study the German dictator’s manifesto as a leadership skills manual....>>

 



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