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.

November 19, 2014, 9:28 AM

Brazil Plans To Buy More than 100 Gripens

The nation’s air force intends to eventually replace all three of its existing combat aircraft with the Swedish jet.

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Jul 16, 2014 - 3:15 AM
Brazil has been committed to the KC-390 since 2010, and finalized its order for 28 in May. The first delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2016.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:30 AM
British Prime Minister David Cameron reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to the e-scan radar here at Farnborough on Monday.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:16 AM
Advantages of the small-diameter bomb include its ability to attack moving targets and its enhanced performance in adverse weather.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:05 AM
Show-goers can find F-35 models, parts and simulators on display, but the four F-35Bs slated to fly to the UK remain grounded at NAS Patuxent River.
Jul 16, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Lycoming’s first UAS project dates to World War II and an unmanned twin-engine aircraft.
Jul 16, 2014 - 12:30 AM
The company is showing a King Air 350ER, a Grand Caravan EX, an AT-6 turboprop, T-6C Texan trainer and the new Textron AirLand Scorpion tactical jet.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:00 PM
All 20 current-production aircraft “fit numerous mission profiles,” the company said.
CAE recently delivered  to the U.S. Navy  three tactical operational  flight trainers for the  Sikorsky MH-60R helicopter.
Jul 15, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Simulation’s role in military training is expanding as budgets shrink.
Jul 15, 2014 - 3:00 AM
Apache Guardians and Tigershark UAVs worked well together in Afghanistan using datalinks.