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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Jan 28, 2010 - 3:58 AM
Taiwan’s Aero Industrial Development Corp.
Jan 27, 2010 - 10:43 AM
When Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) developed the T-50 Golden Eagle in partnership with Lockheed Martin in 2001 hopes were high in South Korea that the o
Jan 27, 2010 - 10:42 AM
GKN Aerospace has delivered the first windshields as part of a contract with Boeing to design and develop, bird-strike test and qualify the new anti-spall
Jan 27, 2010 - 10:19 AM
Singapore last year joined the expanding list of countries that have tested and/or introduced the ScanEagle, a UAV that was designed in the 1990s as a mari
Jan 27, 2010 - 9:57 AM
EADS is moving forward with its Talarion medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV, with an eye to flying it in 2014.
Jan 27, 2010 - 9:52 AM
With its first A400M in the air, Airbus Military is embarking on an intensive flight trials campaign, with the aim of clearing the baseline common standard
VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Gets Limited Funding...
Jan 18, 2010 - 7:17 AM
Limited funding for the Lockheed Martin/AgustaWestland <link news/single-news-page/article/presidential-helo-teeters-on-the-edge/ _blank>VH-71 presidential
RAF Boosting Chinook Helicopter Fleet with New Builds and Rebuilds...
Jan 18, 2010 - 7:10 AM
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) plans to order 22 new Chinooks, in its latest response to widespread criticism over the shortage of heavy helicopter lift to s
Final RFP for Latest KC-X Aerial Refueling Tanker Competition Still Awaited...
Jan 18, 2010 - 7:05 AM
Ten weeks after the deadline for comments on the draft RFP for the latest attempt to procure a new <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/b
Boeing Logs New C-17 Prospect, and More Orders...
Jan 18, 2010 - 6:59 AM
Boeing announced this month that India had formally expressed interest in acquiring 10 C-17 military transports.