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 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.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Hybrid air vehicles could finally fulfill the promise once offered by airships.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Airship pioneer led a series of British companies specializing in lighter-than-air technology for nearly 40 years.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Only Lockheed Martin (LM) has progressed beyond the drawing board in the arena of airship vehicles.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Only Lockheed Martin (LM) has progressed beyond the drawing board in the arena of airship vehicles.
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:15 AM
“I can announce today that we’re now able to put £1.1 billion of investment back into our defense capabilities,” the UK Prime Minister said.