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October 13, 2010

A160T Hummingbird Is Boeing's Response To NAVAIR RFP

UAV Has Demonstrated The Ability To Deliver At Least 2,500 Pounds Of Cargo

In response to the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR)Request for Proposal (RFP) for Cargo Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Services, Boeing is preparing to offer an aircraft based on the A160T Hummingbird unmanned rotorcraft.

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U.S. Air National Guard Awards IFF Systems Contract

BAE Systems To Provide Transponders For ANG F-16s

U.S. Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons will be equipped with BAE Systems "identification-friend-or-foe" (IFF) systems under a four-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with the first delivery order valued at $17.2 million.

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Aero-TV: History You Can Touch -- The Douglas A-26B Invader at Oshkosh 2010

Big, Beautiful, Beastly, Twin Served America Well

It was a big bad beautiful twin... unless you were on the other side... then you might have thought it a bit of bad news. History tells us that the Douglas A-26 Invader series, otherwise known as the B-26 between 1948–1965, was a multi-engine light attack bomber built by Douglas Aircraft. The bird saw principle use during World War II but also saw service for decades afterwards... including the ignominious Bay of Pigs invasion. Highly modified aircraft continued to serve the US through 1969.

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