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2010-02-01 00:05:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has initiated the upgrade of the TERPROM® Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

2010-01-27 10:51:00

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Royal Air Force officer on Tuesday became the first active-duty service pilot from the United Kingdom to take to the skies in a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

2010-01-25 15:14:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc.

2009-09-22 05:28:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the Royal Air Force today at Helitech celebrated the donation of an MH-53 PAVE LOW helicopter to the RAF Museum.

2009-09-15 14:00:00

WICHITA, Kan. and OWEGO, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have teamed to compete for the opportunity to provide a low-cost, low-risk solution to address U.S.

2009-08-12 08:00:00

PHOENIX, Aug, 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense (MOD) will purchase the Honeywell 55-L-714A engine and spares, valued at approximately $185 million, to retrofit their fleet of Chinook helicopters. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) "Beginning next year, Honeywell will begin fitting U.K.

2009-08-11 10:10:00

Staff from Poker Flat Research Range have traveled north to assist fire personnel in mapping the Crazy Mountain Complex fires with unmanned aircraft.

2009-07-02 09:06:00

LANCASTER, Pa., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc.

2009-06-16 02:30:00

PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Airborne Stand-off Radar system that has been deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of coalition forces will be on display at the Paris Air Show.

2009-06-06 21:47:56

Henry Allingham, Britain's oldest man -- and its oldest veteran -- was honored Saturday by the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force with a 113th birthday party. The festivities included a cake delivered by a raiding craft and a birthday card signed by the First Sea Lord, UK Express reported.


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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