Blimps Ahoy!

Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) have brought back their demonstrator HAV304 from the US Army, after the cancellation of the Long-Endurance Multi-intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) programme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z72GPZ3MI2M Now renamed…

II (AC) Sqn to become fifth Typhoon Squadron

It has been announced that the final Typhoon squadron will be II (AC) Squadron, which will begin transitioning to the Typhoon from the Tornado after it has completed its current OP Herrick rotation. This will mean that this is the first…

Information Security, Russian style

The Russian Federal Guard service have purchased six typewriters to use to write secret documents in order to prevent them being leaked electronically, ala Wikileaks. Each of the typewriters has a different pattern of type allowing any…

ScanEagles for the RN

Not too many major stories to have come out of the Paris Air Show this year, but one that has been far too long in coming: the MoD have finally signed the contract for an interim naval UAV. The ScanEagle will be deployed on board ships…
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