Naval Air Systems Command is putting the Lockheed Martin [LMT] built K-MAX unmanned cargo aircraft through its paces this week at the command’s facilities in Patuxent River, Md., in preparation for operational tests in Afghanistan later this year. The first of two K-MAX test UAS is currently ...

Program officials at Bell Helicopter [TXT] have delivered a number of new cabins for the Army’s OH-58 Kiowa Warrior attack helicopter a month ahead of schedule to replace combat losses in Afghanistan, according to industry and military officials. The “A2D” configured cabins ...

Two new development contracts issued by the Navy will continue construction on a former joint Army-Navy program, while the other will mark the beginning of a brand new class of heavy transport ship, according to the service. The deal inked between the Navy and prime contractor General Dynamics [GD] ...