Defense

News and issues relating to the defense aerospace business, with emphasis on current/in-use, in-development and prospective programs for manned military aircraft, unmanned combat aircraft vehicles (UCAVs), military aircraft engines, avionics, missiles, bombs, guidance systems and ground-based air-defense systems.

December 26, 2014, 7:00 AM

Singapore, Malaysia are Buying Aerostats for Surveillance

Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.

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Dec 12, 2014 - 8:36 AM
A schedule to add airdrop, paratrooping etc is being amended
Dec 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Difficult targeting decisions cited; long campaign foreseen
Dec 10, 2014 - 10:11 AM
The U.S. Navy will begin low-rate initial production of an infrared search and track capability for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
Sikorsky S-70B
Dec 10, 2014 - 8:09 AM
The Seahawk was preferred to the NH-90
V-22 Osprey firing a rocket
Dec 8, 2014 - 3:14 PM
Bell Helicopter demonstrated a V-22 with forward firing capability at the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Ariz.
Dec 7, 2014 - 2:50 AM
The Army intends to use as many as 200 Lakotas, the military variant of the EC145, for its training mission.
Dec 5, 2014 - 3:40 AM
Engine maker expands its affiliation with Textron-AirLand’s all-composite Surveillance/Light Attack Jet
Dec 4, 2014 - 1:09 PM
The country intends to acquire 17 tiltrotors to accompany the creation of an amphibious brigade.
Dec 4, 2014 - 11:00 AM
The Grob G120TP, Beechcraft T-6C and Embraer Phenom 100 will train future British military pilots.
Dec 4, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Lesser known companies are making headway in Asia with lower-cost systems.