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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Boeing's 767 NextGen Tanker will be designated the KC-46A in its service with...
Feb 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Boeing has won the KC-X competition and been awarded a $3.5 billion contract for engineering and manufacturing development of the <a href="airshow-conventi
Airbus’s A330MRTT appears to be poised to win the long-running battle to supp...
Feb 24, 2011 - 4:57 AM
Airbus and Boeing officials are expecting a call from the Pentagon at 4:45 p.m.
Feb 8, 2011 - 6:10 AM
When it comes to defense coverage, <b>AIN</b> naturally focuses on airborne systems and platforms, including some very high-tech stuff, of course.
The HC.3 version of the Chinook only recently entered service after a lengthy...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Boeing announced the first flight of an upgraded <a href="news/single-news-page/article/raf-boosting-chinook-helicopter-fleet-with-new-builds-and-rebuilds-
UK-based Marshall Aerospace is providing maintenance and support for the C-13...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Marshall Aerospace took steps to boost the future of its core business: C-130 Hercules maintenance and support.
Embraer has teamed with Sierra Nevada to offer the Super Tucano as a contende...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Flight evaluations of the two contenders for the U.S.
The RAAF is the launch customer for the A330MRTT, but Airbus and the service ...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Airbus Military has flight-tested the fuselage refueling unit (FRU) of the <link news/single-news-page/article/a330-mrtt-brings-a-boom-to-airbus-biz-22817/
Saab is providing the front and central sections of the fuselage for the pan-...
Feb 4, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Major subassemblies for the <a href="airshow-convention-news/farnborough-air-show/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/amid-calls-for-collaboration-uc
The F-35B STOVL version of the Joint Strike Fighter will be canceled if Lockh...
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:46 AM
Lockheed Martin has two years to fix problems with the F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the Joint Strike Fighter, or it will b
China's J-20 fighter made its first public flight on January 11....
Jan 21, 2011 - 6:44 AM
The prototype of <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/china-reveals-new-combat-aircraft-design-28160/?no_cache=1&tx_ttne