Saturday, April 17, 2021

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U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft caught fire on runway

A U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemaster III transport aircraft caught fire on the runway at the Joint Base Charleston Friday afternoon. In a release late Friday, Joint Base Charleston (JBC) said that there were no injuries following an...

Northrop Grumman’s Firebird multi-sensor aircraft demonstrates operational flexibility

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman announced this week that its Firebird multi-sensor aircraft showcased the versatility of the optionally-manned autonomous system as it flew to various locations across the United States last month. NG says the ability...

U.S. Air Force pilot spotted with Russian patch

The U.S. Air Force has released some interesting footage from the Exercise Point Blank that showing its pilot with a Russian patch on his shoulder. On Apr. 7, 2021, the 48th Fighter Wing’s official account posted photos from...

U.S. Marine Corps successfully tests new cargo drones

The U.S. Marine Corps has completed a successful test of its new cargo drone systems, U.S. Navy's  Naval Air Systems Command announced Wednesday.  The details were given in a 7 April media release, to announce the Marines successfully...

South Korea rolls out prototype of new KF-21 Boramae fighter jet

Republic of Korea (South Korea) unveiled a prototype of the KF-21 Boramae fighter jet, formerly known as the KF-X, state-run KTV reported. President Moon Jae-in visited Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang Province, Friday, for the...

Russian Navy sends more landing craft into Black Sea

Russia has transferred at least ten landing craft and missile boats out of the Caspian Sea into the Black Sea, according to the press service of the Southern Military District. "As part of the control check during the...

Sikorsky releases new video of Defiant X helicopter

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has released a new short video showing its concept for Defiant X compound helicopter with two rigid coaxial rotors and a pusher propeller in the tail. The concept was first...

DARPA awards two contracts to BAE Systems for cutting-edge electronic warfare technology

According to a press release issued Wednesday by BAE Systems, it will design mechanisms for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that protect emerging wideband receivers from interference, enabling their use in contested and congested...

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