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Airbus considering military version of A320neo

Airbus is considering making a military version of the Airbus A320neo commercial airliner. The A320M3A (Modular Multi-Mission Aircraft), as it would be designated, would be offered to air forces looking for a multi-mission aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles. The aircraft would be capable being outfitted with modular roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) payloads [read more]

P8-A Poseidon (Image: The Aviation Media Co.)
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US approves funds to acquire property in UK for sub hunters

The US Department of Defense has approved funding to acquire property and develop military construction projects at RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland. The United States National Defense Authorization Act 2019, which was signed into law on Monday, allocates over $79,000,000 for US Navy projects in the UK following the decision last year [read more]

Gavin Williamson unveils a model of the 6th Generation fighter, The Tempest
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UK Government unveils 6th Gen fighter called Tempest

The UK Government has announced a 6th Generation fighter which is to be designed and built in the UK by a consortium including BAe Systems and Rolls-Royce, MBDA UK and Leonardo. The Tempest was unveiled at the Farnborough International Airshow by defence secretary Gavin Williamson as the first day got underway. [read more]

Shots fired at Suffolk air base

Shots fired at Suffolk air base

Shots have been fired by US forces at a Suffolk air base as a car tried to ram its way through the security barriers. The incident, which happened at around 1pm, was described as a significant incident by Suffolk police and a man is now in custody. Initial reports of [read more]