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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Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:45 AM
The contract is between Eurofighter and NETMA, the four-nation Eurofighter management agency, and is worth €150 million ($205 million).
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:35 AM
The UK’s North West Aerospace Alliance was founded in 1994 and includes the Isle of Man.
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.