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 25, 2014, 10:05 AM

F-35 Unit Costs Coming Down, But Still Well Over $100 Million

Engine costs are excluded from totals given by program officials.

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Jul 22, 2009 - 7:50 AM
As negotiations to secure a future for Europe’s <link news/single-news-page/article/how-europes-a400m-airlifter-failed-to-take-off/ _blank>troubled A400M a
Jun 29, 2009 - 11:46 AM
If you can imagine the Paris Air Show as a stock market then what happened at this year’s event (held from June 15 to 21) was nothing less than a rally, sp
Jun 25, 2009 - 11:58 AM
One key benefit of the future GPS III satellites that the DOD plans to launch in 2014 is that they will transmit a second civil aviation signal, called L-5
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Jun 19, 2009 - 11:26 AM
Technical negotiations with the United Arab Emirates for what will be the <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/uae-negot
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Jun 18, 2009 - 12:24 PM
Israel’s Elbit showed the latest member of its UAV family for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June.
Jun 18, 2009 - 12:23 PM
Northrop Grumman has now equipped more than 400 aircraft of 42 types with its AAQ-24(V) Nemesis directed infrared countermeasures system, which is designed
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Jun 18, 2009 - 12:20 PM
Airbus and Northrop Grumman are reluctant to discuss the <link airshow-convention-news/farnborough-air-show/single-publication-story/article/northrop-grumm
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Jun 18, 2009 - 12:14 PM
EADS hopes to persuade France, Germany and Spain to launch development of its Advanced UAV, now named Talarion, a medium/high-altitude surveillance drone.
Jun 17, 2009 - 11:34 AM
With the recent handover flights from the commercial factory to Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) in Seattle, the P-8A Poseidon next-generation marit
Jun 17, 2009 - 11:32 AM
Airbus has presented “a realistic development and production schedule” to the A400M partner nations, CEO Tom Enders said here in Paris on Tuesday.