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2010-07-16 08:00:00

LONDON, July 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Serco Limited (Serco) have teamed to provide a low-risk, cost-effective solution for the U.K.

2010-02-22 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded the Air Force Association's Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellowship for contributions in the field of airborne reconnaissance.

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.


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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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.