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19 Jun 2019

Growing European 6th-generation air combat program and the opportunities for Australia

As the joint European pursuit of sixth-generation air combat capabilities continues to gather pace, the collaborative nature of the European program p...
19 Jun 2019
Industry partnership for 6th-generation fighter development gathers pace
European defence and aerospace giants Airbus and Dassault Aviation have welcomed Spain as a new research and development partner on the sixth-g...
19 Jun 2019
Lockheed Martin conducts hypersonic flight test
The US Air Force and Lockheed Martin have successfully flight tested the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on the service’s B-52 Stratofo...
18 Jun 2019
F-35 sustainment target in the sights for BAE Systems
BAE Systems Australia technicians are now working alongside the RAAF to complete on-the-job training as a blended Australian maintenance workforce sup...
17 Jun 2019
Airbus demonstrates new ‘Network for the Sky’ with MRTT
Airbus has successfully completed a flight demonstration of a connected airborne battlespace scenario, centred on a KC-30A-based MRTT aircraft. ...
13 Jun 2019
British aerospace start-up prepares for 6th-gen training
British-based aerospace start-up AERALIS has confirmed the development of a new class of military trainer aircraft, working closely with leading defen...
12 Jun 2019
Pentagon and Lockheed Martin agree on $49bn F-35 production contract
Lockheed Martin has announced it has reached a handshake agreement with the US Department of Defense for the F-35 Lot 12 production contract, with opt...
11 Jun 2019
Cubic lands Indo-Pacific air combat support contracts
Cubic Corp has secured a series of training support and equipment contracts for an as yet undisclosed group of customers in the Indo-Pacific region. ...
7 Jun 2019
Applying pressure: Pursuing a 5th-gen air superiority capability
Despite assertions otherwise, the F-35 is not designed to win a close-in air-to-air fight. Regional developments of fifth-generation air superiority c...
5 Jun 2019
Program milestones for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet
The global F-35 fleet has has achieved 200,000 flight hours across global operations, a significant milestone that demonstrates the program’s progr...
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