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Ukraine’s USVs Write New Rules for Asymmetric Naval Warfare
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - by Jon Hemler and Derek Bisaccio

One of Ukraine’s greatest contributions to worldwide warfare observers has been the development and mass usage of uncrewed systems against Russian naval targets. Ukrainian air and naval drones have significantly …
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PW&C May Be Working on a PT6A Successor
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - by Doug Royce

Flightglobal reports that Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) appears to be working on a successor to its best-selling PT6A turboprop engine. The new engine, designated PT9A-11, was mentioned in a …
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UAM Snapshot – AutoFlight Prosperity
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - by Thomas Dolzall

Based out of Shanghai but with facilities and personnel in Germany and plans for further corporate growth in the United Arab Arabs, eVTOL development firm AutoFlight is representative of the …
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KNDS, Leonardo Talks on European Armored Vehicle Alliance Fail
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - by Richard Pettibone

Talks between KNDS and Leonardo have collapsed without a deal. Launched in December 2023, the discussions aimed to create a powerful European defense alliance. Initial plans, formed under the Italian …
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