Soaring 6,000 feet above the sun-baked California desert, a pair
of Edwards aircraft -- a C-17 Globemaster III shadowed by a C-12
Huron observer aircraft -- carried out an unusual mission with an
even more unusual cargo recently.
Secretary Of State Rice Negotiates Use Of Airfield In War On
After several rounds of difficult negotiations, it was announced
Tuesday the United States can maintain its military presence in
Kyrgyzstan, after all. The move is seen as vital to the war on
terrorism in nearby Afghanistan.
Northrop Grumman says it has successfully led the first
demonstration of a system that autonomously controls low-flying
unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to deliver real-time surveillance
data to US military forces in urban battle zones.
The Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 turboshaft engine has been
qualified to the specific stringent military requirements of the NH
Industries (NHI) NH90 twin-engine multi-role helicopter. This
milestone, which is additional to the engine civil certification
achieved in 2004, was marked by Eurocopter's signature of the
Declaration of Design and Performance (DDP) for the RTM322-01/9,
which is rated at 2,427 shp.