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 24, 2014, 12:05 PM

France Confirms a Dozen Airbus Tankers

The aircraft will replace 14 (K)C-135FR tankers in the French air force from 2018, at a rate of one or two per year.

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Nov 16, 2009 - 12:34 AM
Northrop Grumman’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is currently undergoing carrier compatibility tests at the U.S.
Nov 15, 2009 - 9:01 AM
Letters of offer and acceptance (LOAs) covering the supply of Raytheon’s AIM-120C-7, the latest version of the proven advanced medium-range air-to-air miss
Nov 15, 2009 - 8:17 AM
There was good news and bad news for Europe’s troubled airlifter last week.
Nov 15, 2009 - 7:16 AM
Raytheon has successfully completed a series of firing tests in both hot and cold temperature extremes of the Talon laser-guided rocket for the UAE army’s
Nov 15, 2009 - 6:32 AM
The Saab 340 AEW&C aircraft with Erieye radar, which is destined for the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), took to the skies for the first time on Friday, f
Nov 15, 2009 - 6:30 AM
AgustaWestland last week achieved two significant milestones, with the first flights of two new military helicopter designs on consecutive days.
Nov 15, 2009 - 6:19 AM
<strong>MagEagle UAV To Track Subs </strong><br />Boeing’s Phantom Works is developing a version of its ScanEagle Compressed Carriage (SECC) unmanned air s
Nov 15, 2009 - 2:54 AM
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout, a vertical takeoff unmanned air system (VTUAS), began its first operational deployment with the U.S.
Nov 15, 2009 - 2:51 AM
<strong>Aircell Appoints Abu Dhabi Sales Rep</strong><br />Airborne communications specialist Aircell has announced the appointment of Shoukry Shokralla as
Nov 15, 2009 - 1:29 AM
Responding to mounting criticism of civilian casualties caused by air strikes, the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) tightened the rules