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Pratt & Whitney Working On SR-71 Blackbird Engine For … Something

Pratt & Whitney Working On SR-71 Blackbird Engine for ... Something

Right: SR-71B Blackbird (USAF / Judson Brohmer – Armstrong) – Left= Pratt & Whitney J58 Turbojet (Andywebby – Own work) The company behind the SR-71 Blackbird’s engine Pratt & Whitney now confirms it is working on a secretive development program called Metacomet aimed at solving the problem of fielding high-speed, reusable propulsion systems at low …

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French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

The first operational flight of a Rafale with a Meteor last week. (Photo: Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace) on Mar. 4, 2021, French Air Force declared the Meteor Beyond Visual Range (BVR) radar-guided air-to-air missile operational after the first operational flight with a live missile. The aircraft, a Rafale …

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UK Likely To Buy Only 48 Out Of 138 F-35B Stealth Fighter To Fund Tempest Fighter Jet Programme

UK Likely To Buy Only 48 Out Of 138 F-35B Stealth Fighter To Fund Tempest Fighter Jet Programme

An F-35B is displayed with Spear, ASRAAM and Meteor missiles, with the Tempest mock-up in the background. (photo: RAF Marham) The United Kingdom Armed Forces brace themselves for the government’s next defense review, signs point to significant cuts to the Royal Air Force and the British Army, including a potential …

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