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 19, 2014, 9:28 AM

Brazil Plans To Buy More than 100 Gripens

The nation’s air force intends to eventually replace all three of its existing combat aircraft with the Swedish jet.

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Nov 14, 2009 - 5:03 AM
Boeing is making the long-delayed delivery of the Wedgetail airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF
Nov 14, 2009 - 3:57 AM
Making its first-ever appearance in the Middle East, the U.S.
Nov 14, 2009 - 3:53 AM
Appearing for the first time outside China, the L-15 Falcon is at Dubai to promote its capabilities here in a region that offers significant market potenti
Nov 14, 2009 - 3:49 AM
<h3>Kazak Operator Receives Two More AW139s</h3> Kazakhstan-based JSC Euro-Asia Air has taken delivery of two AgustaWestland AW139 medium-twin helicopters
Nov 14, 2009 - 3:01 AM
How can the Rafale be produced–and offered for export–at an economic price when the production rate is only about one aircraft per month? Official French s
Nov 14, 2009 - 2:54 AM
The Dassault Rafale combat jet may yet prove to be an export winner, despite no such orders being placed to date.
Nov 13, 2009 - 6:52 PM
In September the UK defense ministry announced a contract to upgrade the Royal Air Force’s 46-strong Boeing Chinook support helicopter force.
Nov 12, 2009 - 11:04 PM
Selex Galileo, which produces the Falco tactical UAV, has recently integrated multiple reconnaissance sensors on the vehicle.
Nov 12, 2009 - 9:33 PM
In late July the U.S.
Nov 12, 2009 - 9:09 PM
Goodrich ISR Systems has been on the acquisition trail and some of the resulting technology is on display here at the Dubai Airshow (Stand W360).