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 18, 2014, 7:23 AM

Limited Choices for F-35 Heavy Maintenance, U.S. Confirms

Security is a major factor driving assignments of airframe and engine MRO work for the stealth fighter

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Aug 14, 2014 - 9:18 AM
The company is bidding for several maritime patrol requirements in the region.
Sikorsky Boeing SB-1 Defiant concept
Aug 13, 2014 - 8:46 AM
Sikorsky and Boeing will advance the SB-1 Defiant; Bell’s proposal is the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.
Aug 7, 2014 - 1:20 PM
Replacing old electro-mechanical instruments, the new display improves the presentation of data and reduces pilot workload.
Airbus C295
Aug 7, 2014 - 12:43 PM
Company inked deals for 11 more of the transports, on which winglets will soon be an option.
Aug 7, 2014 - 10:00 AM
BN-2 Islander and Defender twin turboprops could provide an affordable and entry-level ISR option, says their manufacturer.
AVX Aircraft Company JMR proposal
Aug 5, 2014 - 1:40 PM
The service plans to select two proposed designs to advance to fabrication and flight-testing.
Aug 3, 2014 - 4:45 AM
The Army expected to make a decision on its Joint Multi-Role Program, and Bell believes commonality with the civil 525 gives the Valor an advantage.
Aug 2, 2014 - 4:45 AM
Despite the no-show of the F-35 fighter, the Farnborough show was packed with news.
Jul 30, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The helo maker has agreed to pay a fine which, it claims, is an admission of wrongdoing or liability.