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Chinese New Global Hawk Like UAV WuZhen-2000B

   WuZhen-2000B is a unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) multi-purpose attack UCAV developed by Guizhou Aviation Industry Group (GAIC). The UAV is powered by a single WS-11 turbofan engine which sits on top of the empennage between the two V-shaped tail fins. The fins are canted at approximately 40°. The sensor package includes thermal imaging camera, synthetic aperture radar, with ...

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Russia ResumesTest Fires OF Bulava SLBM

Russia resumed tests of its troubled Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. It was launched from the Yury Dolgoruky nuclear powered submarine in the White Sea, Col. Igor Konashenkov said. The launch – 15th in the Bulava’s history – was successful “by all parameters,” he said, adding that it hit a designated target on the ...

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India To Get Latest Lightweight Mk-54 Anti-Submarines Torpedoes From US

India will get lightweight anti-submarines torpedoes to arm the eight P-8I maritime patrol aircraft it is buying from the US, with the Obama administration notifying the potential sale to the US Congress on Tuesday. The news was welcomed by the US embassy in New Delhi, which said the sale of Mk-54 torpedoes reflects the mutual benefits of the India-US security ...

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India Being Offered MQ-4C Naval Version OF Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman has received and responded to Request for Information (RFI) issued recently by Indian Ministry. Northrop Grumman has received necessary permission from United States and has offered MQ-4C, which is a modified Naval version of combat proven Global Hawk, improvised for the Maritime surveillance. MQ-4C also known as Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) UAV based on Global Hawk and ...

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Russia Supplies 4 Su-30MK2 Fighters To Vietnam

  Russian Arms Exporter has supplied the first batch of four Su-30MK2 fighters to Vietnam, head of the company’s delegation at Paris Air Show 2011 said. Speaking about the share of aircraft equipment in overall exports of Russian armaments, Sergei Kornev noted yesterday that it made up 43 percent in 2010. Normally, this indicator ranges between 45 and 50 percent, ...

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Turkey Launches R-IHA Armed, Unmanned Helicopter Prototype

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has launched a small, armed, unmanned helicopter to expand a widening portfolio in the unmanned airborne systems market. Dubbed the R-IHA – the Turkish  rotary-wing UAS – the prototype is expected to achieve first flight in mid-2012, said Gorkem Bilgi, business development leader at TAI’s integrated helicopter department. Negotiations are ongoing with several potential customers within ...

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