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December 12th at McConnell Air Force Base (Wichita, pcs. Kansas) performed the first flight of the twin-engine layout light combat aircraft development Scorpion group Textron Airland, reports janes.com. Flight, which took place 24 months after the least design and development, lasted 1 hour 25 minutes, during which the machine showed «impressive stability and control.» According to the plan of developers, «Scorpion» should change expensive combat aircraft in areas with low threats. The machine is made of one hundred percent of composite materials and is a «cost-effective solution» for implementation in local conflicts, Border Patrol and conducting maritime surveillance, counter-narcotics and
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This plane distant early warning and control has several names, in which encrypted name manufacturers: HS.748 AEW — British BAe or Indian HAL. In addition, the aircraft took part in the development of the Israeli company «Elbit», which put its radar type Phalcon AEW. Work on a new AWACS aircraft for its own Sun begins in 1985, one of the branches of the Indian HAL. Base for new aircraft purchased Hawker Siddeley HS 748, built by the British license by HAL (20 aircraft), it was twin-engined passenger aircraft. It was intended for testing the installation and operation of the
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TSAMTO, October 29. Russian Air Force in 2013 will receive the first automatic control system attack aircraft (ACS) «Metronome», report «Izvestia», citing sources in the Defense Ministry. How to write «Izvestia», developed by companies’ IT Hephaestus «and» Radioavionika «ACS successfully passed tests during exercise» Kavkaz-2012 «. With reference to the world war «News» noted that «complex on the order of punching power increment Air Force because it allows detection of the target after 2-3 minutes Bombings kill her blow.» «Metronome» connects a single network air controllers, airborne command post (WCP), the commanders on the ground and attack aircraft. Finding
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The Pentagon simply can find people who are critical with respect to the stealth fighter fifth generation F-22 cost 358 million U.S. dollars per car (total price programs from 67 billion dollars), writes nation.time.com November 2. But before nedavneshnego time it was hard to find a criticF-22midst of fighter pilots, but one such is found. It turned out to not only the pilotF-22but once and test pilot of the fighter and the squadron commander of the combat aircraft Niemi Christopher (Christopher Niemi, photo — Niemi giving an interview during a visit to group of fightersF-22Australia, March 2011), published
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November 7. U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) conducted joint tests jet Dassault Falcon 20 to 100 per cent biofuel. It is reported by Jane’s. Tests were held on 29 October but was known about them only at the moment. As the newspaper notes, hitherto planes, which are experiencing other fuels refueled ordinary consistency and biofuels (usually in a ratio of one to one). According to Jane’s, biofuels badged ReadiJet was granted by order of the U.S. Air Force companies Applied Research Associates (ARA) and Chevron Lummus Global (CLG).
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Second type of Chinese stealth fighter J-31 Falcon Eagle «looks remarkably like a twin-engine variant of early model F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)», writes Defense News November 9. First flight of J-31 was made last week, less than a year after the debut of the twin-engine stealth fighter J-20 Black Eagle development Chengdu Aircraft. «The overall design of J-31 resembles the F-35 aircraft has a stealth form of alignment angles,» says senior researcher of the International Institute for Strategic English research Doug Barry (Doug Barrie). Ability to find a sample of the aircraft developed Shenyang Aircraft, limited analysis
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Distant aircraft commander Anatoly Zhiharev opened Enigma development terrible weapon of modernity According to the military, the machine will go into service no earlier than 11 years. It is expected that a promising aviation complex distant Aviation (PAK DA) will go to the Ministry of Defence for testing in 2019. Meant that the bomber would replace existing aircraft TU-160, TU-95 and TU-22. The complex will be able to overcome the modern air defenses, conduct electronic warfare and use new high-precision missiles and bombs. As reported previously Gudok.ru, at the end of November 2013 the head of the United Aircraft Company
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Russian company «Sukhoi» wants to show in 2014 at an air show in Zhuhai Chinese new Su-35 fighter. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, said the president of the United Aircraft Company Misha Pogosyan. According to him, China will arrive in full-scale standard that will participate in the flight program there. It must be stressed that the Ministry of Defense of China is interested in buying a small party in the Russian Federation fightersSu-35About a year back the parties negotiated for the delivery of new aircraft, but in April 2012 it became clear that our homeland has
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Dr. Carlo Kopp of the analytical agency Air Power Australia unveiled the first public scientific analysis, in which Russian fighter fifth generation T-50, also recognized as the PAK FA, compared with South American counterparts — F-22 and F-35; comparison was not in favor of the latter. According to him, the PAK FA slightly inferior features stealth F-22 Raptor, but indicates identical results with the smallest size F-35. But Kopp emphasizes that his estimate is valid only for this step: after all, designers PAK FA, whose adoption into service is not expected before 2016, there is still plenty of time
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WASHINGTON. Agency for Defense and Security has notified the U.S. Congress on probable sale to Saudi Arabia of 20 aircraft C-130J-30 and 5 KC-130J aircraft air refueling, and associated equipment, parts, , Training and logistical support — the estimated price of 6.7 billion. bucks.
The proposed sale of aircraft C-130J-30 and KC-130J will contribute improvement of foreign policy and national security of the United States, helping to improve the security of a friendly country which has been and continues remain the principal force for political stability and economic progress in the Middle East.
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