BAE unveils smart factory that will build the Tempest fighter

BAE Systems has unveiled the futuristic smart factory that will be used to develop and manufacture Britain's Tempest fighter jet, combining robotics with other advanced technologies that will allow production lines to adapt much faster.

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BAE Systems has unveiled the futuristic smart factory that will be used to develop and manufacture Britain's Tempest fighter jet, combining robotics with other advanced technologies that will allow production lines to adapt much faster.

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Boeing awarded US$1.2 billion for first eight F-15EX fighter jets

Boeing has won a contract worth almost US$1.2 billion from the US Air Force to build the first tranche of eight F-15EX fighter jets, the most advanced version of the venerable F-15 that began production in the 1970s.

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Boeing awarded US$1.2 billion for first eight F-15EX fighter jets

Boeing has won a contract worth almost US$1.2 billion from the US Air Force to build the first tranche of eight F-15EX fighter jets, the most advanced version of the venerable F-15 that began production in the 1970s.

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Seagull unmanned surface vehicle demonstrates anti-submarine potential

Elbit Systems UK's autonomous Seagull Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) has completed Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sea trials off the British coast in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence, with the USA's L3Harris providing sonar systems.

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BAE Systems adapts rocket to provide soldiers with their own air support

BAE Systems has successfully tested a ground-based version of its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket, which is designed to allow ground combat units to engage distant targets without air support.

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Airbus makes first-ever fully automatic air-to-air refueling contacts

Airbus has announced the successful completion of the world's first fully automatic boom system air-to-air refueling (A3R) operation, in which an Airbus tanker test aircraft completed 120 dry fueling contacts with an F-16 fighter jet.

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Most advanced F-15 variant takes to the air for the first time

The most advanced version of the F-15 multi-role jet fighter has made its maiden flight. The F-15QA being developed for the Qatar Emiri Air Force took off from Lambert International Airport in St. Louis on April 13 for a 90-minute flight.

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First ferry flight for General Avionics’ MQ-9 Predator

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc has announced that one of its MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) has completed its first ferry flight. On January 8, 2020, the craft flew from Palmdale, California, to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.

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Boeing’s Loyal Wingman drone puts weight on wheels for the first time

Boeing Australia's's Loyal Wingman combat drone has achieved two more development milestones by taking its weight on its wheels for the first time and having aircraft power switched on.

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