Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Weekly Alert -- September 2, 2014

News on QF-16s, nano systems, mine hunters and more. Read the Alert

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Boeing QF-16 Operational Test Phase Should Be Complete By End Of Year

As Boeing prepares to begin modifications to its first low-rate initial production lot of QF-16 target drones, the company is working to complete operational testing in anticipation of a full-rate production contract award from the Air Force early next year.

NAVAIR Seeks Industry Input On Small, Nano VTOL Unmanned Systems

The Naval Air Systems Command seeks industry's help to find solutions for small, vertical-take-off-and-landing unmanned aircraft systems that can be fielded immediately.

ISR Chief: Must Retire Legacy Aircraft, Invest In Survivable Capabilities

As the Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance enterprise reorganizes under Air Combat Command, senior service officials are thinking about how to support combatant commanders in future, high-end fights.

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