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 15, 2010 - 12:55 AM
Northrop’s venerable T-38 Talon supersonic trainer entered service with the U.S.
Jul 5, 2010 - 9:20 AM
The Sikorsky S-70i military helicopter–a new export variant of the UH-60M Black Hawk–made its first flight on July 1 from the Sikorsky Development Flight C
Jul 5, 2010 - 9:18 AM
Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine has achieved a first for the Lockheed Martin F-35 program by accelerating the F-35B STOVL version through the sound barri
Two Korean F-4D Phantoms escort a U.S. Air Force F-111 during an exercise in ...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:48 AM
The Republic of Korea Air Force brought an era to an end when on June 16 it conducted the last flights of its McDonnell F-4D Phantom IIs.
Early block RAF Eurofighter Typhoons are undergoing the R2 conversion process...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:44 AM
The Eurofighter consortium in May submitted a proposal for the final batch of <link news/single-news-page/article/typhoon-tranche-3-takes-small-step-forwar
Turkey is building the T129 version of the AgustaWestland AW129 attack helico...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:36 AM
While it looks forward to accepting its first TAI/AgustaWestland T129 attack helicopter, Turkey is urgently seeking interim helicopter gunships in the face
The AMP program gives the legacy Hercules an all-glass, all-digital cockpit. ...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:27 AM
Having been dogged by cost overruns, Boeing's avionics modernization program (AMP) for the C-130 Hercules has passed its Defense Acquisition Board Mileston
For the first VXX presidential helicopter competition,  AgustaWestland teamed...
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:19 AM
<link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-101-proposed-as-presidential-helicopter-25126/ _blank>Boeing's controversial embrace</link> of the AgustaWestlan
Boeing and Eurocopter displayed at the ILA Berlin Air Show a tandem-rotor con...
Jun 18, 2010 - 12:01 PM
Boeing and Eurocopter have agreed to cooperate on a future transport helicopter (FTH) and at the ILA Berlin Air Show both companies displayed a tandem-roto