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Defense Watch: T-X Market, P-8s To Europe


Sikorsky on Friday was awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 heavylift CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, the Department of Defense announced on Friday, with $509 million for the current fiscal year and $617 million for the following year. The contract to Sikorsky, owned by Lockheed Martin [LMT], ...

General By DDN Staff

Defense Watch: T-X Market, P-8s To Europe


T-X Market. Boeing officials see a potential for 2,600 new aircraft based off the company’s forthcoming T-X trainer jet worldwide, they told reporters in St. Louis this week. The Air Force is planning to request up to 475 T-X aircraft to replace its aging T-38s, but variants created for light ...

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Unmanned Systems

The FAA updated the Federal Register with new guidelines for recreational drone use on Friday, bringing the standards more in line with commercial flight and priming the UAS climate for coming remote ID rules. Largely pursuant to the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act, there are eight statutory ...