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 - 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.
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Jul 17, 2014 - 12:10 AM
The AW149 is ready to replace thousands of older helicopters in the eight-metric-ton class.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:05 AM
Rafael is showing new C4ISR pods and weapons.
Jul 16, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Formed in 2009, KRET now includes nearly 100 enterprises specializing in electronic warfare, avionics, friend-or-foe systems and measuring equipment.
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.