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 25, 2014, 10:05 AM

F-35 Unit Costs Coming Down, But Still Well Over $100 Million

Engine costs are excluded from totals given by program officials.

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Jul 16, 2010 - 11:12 PM
Sweden is currently outlining a three-year test plan to test a locally developed biofuel in a Gripen, in a scheme that is partly funded by the U.S.
Jul 16, 2010 - 11:01 PM
Sweden is advancing its own Gripen development path alongside that of the Gripen Next Generation aircraft intended for export, which is currently awaiting
Jul 16, 2010 - 2:52 AM
Fifteen years after the concept was first mooted, NATO may finally acquire an alliance ground surveillance system (AGS).
Jul 16, 2010 - 2:39 AM
Blue-on-blue incidents have always been an unfortunate factor in warfare, but a series of tragic events in recent times has brought the subject into sharp
Jul 16, 2010 - 2:10 AM
At face value, the UK’s aerospace and defense industries might feel entitled to breathe a quiet sigh of relief and gently pat themselves on the back coming
Jul 16, 2010 - 2:05 AM
Alenia Aermacchi is stepping up the pace on the production line for its new <br />M-346 Master jet trainer at the Venegono Superiore factory in northern It
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:51 AM
This week’s Farnborough airshow will provide the closest look yet at what Irkut Corp.
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:43 AM
L-3 Communications is here at the Farnborough airshow highlighting some of the technology with which it has been able to assert itself as a leader in syste
Sagem’s Armement Air-Sol Modulaire series provides inertial, GPS, infrared an...
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:16 AM
Announced last week was the first successful test of the 250-kilogram laser-guided version of Sagem’s AASM modular weapon.
Atlas/Denel converted 38 Mirage IIIs to the Cheetah C variant from ex-Israeli...
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:08 AM
Reports from Ecuador state that the nation is close to acquiring nine Atlas Cheetah C fighters from South Africa.