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 12, 2014, 8:36 AM

A400M Deliveries Proceed, but Tactical Capabilities Are Late

A schedule to add airdrop, paratrooping etc is being amended

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Jul 17, 2014 - 2:15 AM
More than 15,000 flight test hours have been logged with the Rockwell Collins helmet-mounted display system for the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:00 AM
Raytheon’s Patriot air defense system is being targeted at requirements in Germany, Poland and Turkey.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:00 AM
The assumption is that the Poles would purchase six batteries, which was the baseline for the study performed recently by the Kazimierz Pulaski Foundation.
Jul 17, 2014 - 1:05 AM
Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile is sized to fit the internal bays of the JSF, but can be carried externally on most fighter types.
Jul 17, 2014 - 1:00 AM
An embryonic maritime capability for the Sentinel radar first came to the fore during Operation Ellamy in 2011.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:50 AM
Field Aviation also designed and built a nose section for the Viking Twin Otter Guardian 400, a multi-role surveillance aircraft.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:45 AM
MSA is billed as a lower cost alternative to the P-8 Poseidon.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:25 AM
New bomber will be a long-range, air-refuelable, highly survivable aircraft with nuclear and conventional stand-off and direct-attack weapons payload,
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:15 AM
Romania will soon be the base for a European missile-defense system supplied by Lockheed Martin with Raytheon missiles.
AW149
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:10 AM
The AW149 is ready to replace thousands of older helicopters in the eight-metric-ton class.