Airbus introduced A320neo M3A (Modular Multi-Mission Aircraft) concept in July 2018.
Northrop begins flight tests for US Navy MQ-8C unmanned helicopter
Northrop Grumman has commenced flight tests for the US Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.
US Navy receives G550 telemetry range support aircraft from Gulfstream
The US Navy has received the delivery of a new G550 telemetry range support aircraft from General Dynamics’ wholly owned aircraft manufacturing division Gulfstream Aerospace.
F-35 Pax River ITF team to conduct trials on HMS Queen Elizabeth
The US and the UK team members from the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) is set to carry out maiden trials on board the Royal Navy’s newest Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft HMS Queen Elizabeth.
F-35C aircraft conduct Operational Test-1 on US Navy carrier
F-35C Lightning II fighter aircraft in service with the US Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron 125 have carried out their Operational Test-1 (OT-1) on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.
F-35B pilots increase training ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth debut
Four F-35B Lightning II pilots have increased landing and take-off training ahead of maiden trials on the UK Royal Navy’s newest Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Indian Navy tests deck landing capability of Tejas LCA
The Indian Navy has carried out a series of tests in order to assess the deck landing capability of its indigenously made light combat aircraft (LCA), Tejas, at a shore-based test facility at INS Hansa in the state of Goa.
July’s top news stories
Bell Boeing wins a $4.19bn contract for CMV-22B Osprey production work, the US awards a $450m contract for MMSC production for Saudi Arabia and USS Coronado and VX 1 conclude IOT&E for the US Navy's MQ-8C Fire Scout. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July 2018.
Philippine Navy to receive two new AW159 anti-submarine helicopters
The Philippine Navy is set to receive its first two AW159 Wildcat anti-submarine helicopters in March next year.
GA-ASI completes arresting hook testing for US Navy’s MQ-25 UAS
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has completed the performance validation of the arresting hook, Hold Down Damper (HDD), for the US Navy's proposed MQ-25 unmanned aerial refuelling aircraft.
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