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  • IOMAX developing unmanned Archangel Border Patrol Aircraft

    IOMAX is to develop an unmanned version of its Archangel Block 3 Border Patrol Aircraft (BPA) with the goal of substantially increasing its endurance, company officials have told IHS Jane's . Speaking at the IOMAX's Mooresville headquarters in North Carolina, Chief Executive Officer Ron Howard

  • US Army to begin operational trials of AH-64E Lot 4 enhancements

    The US Army is to shortly begin flight trials of the latest lot capability upgrade for the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter, a senior service official said on 25 June. Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) trials of the Lot 4 upgrade are set to commence in August, Colonel

  • DARPA to progress VTOL X-Plane as Boeing reveals Phantom Swift details

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is to undertake conceptual design reviews for the four vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) X-Plane contenders in the coming weeks, a Boeing programme official disclosed on 24 June. Speaking at the company's St Louis facility in Missouri,

  • Airbus DS to offer upgraded A330 MRTT Enhanced

    Airbus Defence and Space (DS) announced an improved variant of the A330-200 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft during the annual Trade Media Briefing, held at the company's Getafe facility near Madrid on 10 June. The improved aircraft, dubbed the A330 MRTT Enhanced, features a number of

  • OEMs await Australian combat vehicle project

    Project Land 400, the Australian Army's largest ever procurement programme, is set to get under way within months pending first pass approval in June by the National Security Committee of Cabinet. Anticipated by armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) manufacturers for several years, the original Project

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  • Czech Republic launches air defence radar tender

    The Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) launched international tender on 30 September for 3D mobile air defence radar (MADR) systems worth up to CZK1.7 billion (USD70 million). The MoD would like to procure at least five systems by the end of 2017 to replace Russian-designed P-37 (1RL139) 'Bar Lock' 2D