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Day: January 5, 2021

Aviation

Leonardo Hack Allegedly Targeted Details Of nEUROn UCAV Program

Preliminary inquiry documents in the Leonardo hack suggest hackers were targeting nEUROn drone, C-27J and ATR-72 documents. For almost two years, between May 2015 and January 2017, the IT infrastructure of Leonardo, the Italian multinational [...] The post Leonardo Hack Allegedly Targeted Details Of nEUROn UCAV Program appeared first on The Aviationist.
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The U.S. Army Is Qualifying New Units To Fly The UH-60 With The Controversial M-139 Volcano Mine Delivery System

The M-139 Volcano Mine Delivery System, originally built in the 1980s and ’90s, has been in storage for more than 20 years. Recently, the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, part of the 82nd Airborne Division, posted [...] The post The U.S. Army Is Qualifying New Units To Fly The UH-60 With The Controversial M-139 Volcano Mine Delivery System appeared first on The Aviationist.
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RAAF Declares Initial Operational Capability For Australia’s F-35A Lightning II Jets

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A fleet has achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC). Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds, CSC, and Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price MP, declared Initial Operational Capability [...] The post RAAF Declares Initial Operational Capability For Australia’s F-35A Lightning II Jets appeared first on The Aviationist.
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How The F-14 Tomcat Evolved And Became The Bombcat

Initially developed only for the Fleet Air Defense, the F-14 eventually evolved into an appreciated strike fighter at the peak of its career. The F-14 Tomcat was primarily designed to defend the U.S. Navy’s fleets [...] The post How The F-14 Tomcat Evolved And Became The Bombcat appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Leonardo: Deep Dive Into The Main Programs Of One Of The Largest Defense Contractors In The World

Leonardo is one of the world’s top ten players in Aerospace, Defense and Security. Let’s have a look at the status of its most important projects in the Aeronautics, Helicopters, Space and Electronics businesses. Named [...] The post Leonardo: Deep Dive Into The Main Programs Of One Of The Largest Defense Contractors In The World appeared first on The Aviationist.
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First Serial Production Su-57 Felon Delivered To The Russian Aerospace Forces

The aircraft, which is the second Su-57 serially built, was delivered a year after the first built crashed during pre-delivery testing. The Russian Aerospace Forces received on Dec. 25, 2020, their first serially built Su-57 [...] The post First Serial Production Su-57 Felon Delivered To The Russian Aerospace Forces appeared first on The Aviationist.
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First AW169 In New Advanced Light Utility Helicopter Configuration Begins Flight Testing

The AW169 LUH helicopter, based on the AW169M light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, features a new skid landing gear which replaces the standard retractable gear. The first Leonardo AW169 LUH (Light Utility Helicopter) was recently photographed [...] The post First AW169 In New Advanced Light Utility Helicopter Configuration Begins Flight Testing appeared first on The Aviationist.
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NORAD, Air Force to Assist Santa’s Christmas Journey

ATLANTA — A bright red glow moving across the night sky will allow NORAD and the Air Force to assist Santa Claus during his special delivery of gifts on Christmas… The post NORAD, Air Force to Assist Santa’s Christmas Journey appeared first on Avgeekery.com.
Chennai to Get Second Airport in Parandur Soon
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Chennai to Get Second Airport in Parandur Soon

Chennai is very soon going to get another airport in the city. As of now, all that is needed is the approval of the Civil Aviation Ministry. The ministry wanted a thorough technical study to be done before a location for the second airport in Tamil Nadu’s capital could be finalised. As per a New Indian Express report, the state government has landed upon two destinations – Parandur and Cheyyar. Out of these two, one would be finalised for the constructions of the second airport in Chennai. Keep reading ahead to find out more details about the story. Photo Credits – WikipediaDetailed Project Report for the Airport Only After the Location Finalisation by Ministry Once the ongoing technical study is done, the Civil Aviation Ministry will take a call on the location where the second airport o...