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Navy Tests P-8 Poseidon Aircraft With IFF Tech in Patuxent Anechoic Chamber

The U.S. Navy has tested a Boeing-built P-8 Poseidon aircraft equipped with an identification friend or foe technology at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station’s anechoic chamber. The test was part of an AIMS certification process for the AN/UPX-43 IFF interrogator designed to classify surrounding vehicles and vessels as either allied or enemy forces, the …

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Leo Davies: F-35 Helps Drive Australia’s Force ‘Interoperability’ with US, Regional Partners

Leo Davies, chief of Australia’s air force, has said he believes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft will help increase connections between the armed forces of Australia, the U.S. and regional allies, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Davies told a forum hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the F-35 offers interoperability …

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Ash Carter, India’s Defense Minister Discuss Collaborative Priorities

U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his counterpart from India Manohar Parrikar met in New Delhi as part of a trip to discuss priorities with ally nations and thank service members around the world, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes the two leaders discussed technology matters including the Defense Technology and Trade …

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Report: Pentagon Mulls Maritime Surveillance Assistance to U.K.

The Defense Department plans to explore options on how it can assist the U.K. in maritime surveillance efforts before the British military receives its first P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft from the U.S., Defense News reported Tuesday. According to the story by Aaron Mehta, the U.K. seeks to procure up to nine Boeing-built P-8s as part of efforts to increase …

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Reports: UK Sets Spending Plan for P-8, F-35 Jets

The U.K. has announced plans to invest about $270 billion in military aircraft, equipment and support services over the next decade following completion of the country’s annual strategic defense and security review, the Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Alan Trovey writes British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday unveiled a 10-year U.K. …

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