Military News | Aero-News Network - The Aviation and Aerospace World's Daily, Real-time News and Information Service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 09.26.16

Airborne 09.27.16

Airborne 09.21.16

Airborne 09.22.16

Airborne 09.23.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 09.26.16

Airborne 09.27.16

Airborne 09.21.16

Airborne 09.22.16

Airborne 09.23.16

Military News

Tue, Sep 27, 2016

LMC, Japan Celebrate Roll Out Of Japan Air Self Defense Force's First F-35A

County Will Eventually Acquire 42 Of The Aircraft

Senior Japanese and U.S. government officials joined Lockheed Martin to celebrate the roll out of the first Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) F-35A Lightning II, marking a major milestone in Japan's enhanced national defense and strengthening the future of the U.S-Japan security alliance.

Read More

Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Aero-TV: Agile Aero’s Jeff Greason - Pioneering Disruptive Aerospace Innovations

Who You Gonna Call When you Have a Rocket Engine that Needs a Spacecraft?
 
While at EAA AirVenture 2016, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, sat down to talk with an old acquaintance about rocket flight and the spaceflight industry. He met up with Jeff Greason, who is the CEO of a new company called Agile Aero. Greason had been previously connected with XCOR Aerospace, and Jim asked about his venture in this new direction.

This text will be replaced

Read More

Mon, Sep 26, 2016

State Department Approves Possible KC-46A Aerial Refueling Aircraft For Japan

Estimated Cost Of The Sale Is $1.9 Billion For Aircraft, Training And Support

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for KC-46A aerial refueling aircraft and related equipment, training, and support. The estimated cost is $1.9 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

Read More

Mon, Sep 26, 2016

New ANG RPA Facility Opened In Battle Creek, MI

Ribbon Is Cut On Drone Command Center Saturday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently at the Air National Guard base in Battle Creek, MI marking the opening of a new command center for the MQ-9 Reaper Remote Piloted Aircraft.

Read More

Advertisement

Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Airborne 09.26.16: SpaceX Accident Details, Bell V-247 'Vigilant', Blues Cancel

Also: Tracey Curtis-Taylor, RC Saab Gripen, Kodiak, Airbus Subsidies, Worcester Reg'l Airport, MedEvac Foundation, Predator-Series

As promised, SpaceX is starting to reveal details of their investigation into the catastrophic loss on September 1 of a Falcon 9, its payload and other damage to the launch complex. SpaceX said in part, "At this stage of the investigation, preliminary review of the data and debris suggests that a large breach in the cryogenic helium system of the second stage liquid oxygen tank took place. All plausible causes are being tracked in an extensive fault tree and carefully investigated. Through the fault tree and data review process, we have exonerated any connection with last year’s CRS-7 mishap.” Speaking before an audience of aviation and military experts assembled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. last week, Bell Helicopter unveiled the Bell V-247 Vigilant tiltrotor. The Bell V-247 tiltrotor is an unmanned aerial syst

This text will be replaced

Read More

Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Contract For F-35 Pilot Masks Valued At $82.4 Million

Gentex Will Provide Chemical And Biological Protection Systems For Pilots

The Army Contracting Command has awarded a contract valued at $82.4 million to Gentex for F-35 masks and life support systems.

Read More

Sun, Sep 25, 2016

Predator-Series RPAs Exceed 4 Million Flight Hours

Provides Customers Worldwide With Round-The-Clock System Availability

The Predator-series family of aircraft, including MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, and MQ-1C Gray Eagle, has achieved a historic industry milestone: four million flight hours. The milestone was crossed on August 7th, with 291,331 total missions completed and 90% of all missions flown in combat.

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

Advertisement

Archives

first month previous month September 2016 next month last month

S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC