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The Small Airborne Networking Radio, or SANR, is being developed for Army helicopters such as the CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Black Hawk. Photo: U.S. Army.

Army Wants New Radio for Helicopters, Drones

The U.S. Army recently released a draft request for proposals for the Small Airborne Networking Radio, or SANR, for the service’s rotary-wing aircraft platforms. Product…


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter receives a tour of a Boeing KC-46 at at the Boeing facilities in Seattle, March 3, 2016. (Photo by Tim D. Godbee/U.S. Navy)

Pentagon Approves New Tanker for Production

The U.S. Defense Department has approved the Air Force’s new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker for initial production despite recent technical challenges that resulted in program…






F-35A Lightning II aircraft receive aerial refuelings from a Travis KC-10 Extender July 13, 2016 on the flight from England to the United States. The fighters were returning to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona after participating in the world's largest air show. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Madelyn Brown)

Air Force Declares F-35A Ready for War

Today was a historic day for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program — the Pentagon’s largest acquisition effort. In case you missed the big news,…












In this undated photo from the U.S. Navy, a P-8A flies over the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Navy photo)

UK to US: We’re Buying Your Sub-Hunters, Gunships

FARNBOROUGH, England — The British government announced two much-anticipated purchases of Boeing military aircraft on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow, just weeks…