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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On show last month at ILA in Berlin is one of the Luftwaffe’s IAI Malat Heron...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:57 AM
Armed forces in Europe are bracing themselves for severe cutbacks as governments tackle budget deficit problems.
The Pentagon began its quest to replace the KC-135 with the infamous single-s...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:53 AM
Last week bidders handed in their latest proposals for the U.S.
Tight security surrounded the unveiling of Taranis on July 12, and little in ...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:44 AM
Amid tight security, the Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) was unveiled at BAE Systems’ Warton airfield in England this week.
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:01 AM
As part of a concerted drive to increase the number of unmanned aircraft displays at the Farnborough show, organizers have installed a special netted area
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:17 AM
Embraer expects its revenues from the defense sector to grow by almost a third this year, reaching approximately $650 million compared with $500 million in
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:10 AM
After making its international debut in May at SOFEX in Jordan, the Scorpion helmet-mounted sight is being shown by Raytheon and Gentex for the first time
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:10 AM
Although developed to help answer the UK’s surveillance requirements, the BAE Systems Mantis unmanned air vehicle technology demonstrator has become the fo
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:08 AM
Developed originally by Ericsson Microwave Systems (now part of Saab Electronic Defence Systems’ business area), the Carabas foliage penetration (FOPEN) ra
Jul 15, 2010 - 2:37 AM
Most Farnborough exhibitors are here showing the fruits of years of laboratory work, but Lockheed Martin has brought the laboratory itself.
Jul 15, 2010 - 2:07 AM
After a bad start to 2010, U.S.