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 24, 2014, 9:40 AM

MQ-8C Completes First Landing on U.S. Navy Ship

The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.

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Jun 17, 2009 - 9:42 AM
Battle lines were drawn here this week for round three of the Great Tanker War.
Jun 17, 2009 - 9:13 AM
Hermes 90, the latest member of Elbit’s UAV family, is on show here at Paris for the first time.
Jun 17, 2009 - 9:12 AM
Engine consortium Europrop International (EPI) is now just 300 test hours away from certification of its 11,000-shp TP400 turboprop for the Airbus A400M mi
Jun 16, 2009 - 11:50 AM
Schiebel (Hall 4 Stand A24) is poised to announce a civil customer for the Camcopter S-100 unmanned rotorcraft to be used for pipeline surveillance.
Jun 16, 2009 - 11:48 AM
Israel intends to order 25 Lockheed Martin F-35 fifth-generation fighters, with an option for 50 more.
Jun 16, 2009 - 11:47 AM
Raytheon’s RACR low-cost AESA upgrade radar for tactical aircraft is now ready for installation in the F-16 Fighting Falcon and awaiting its first order.
Jun 16, 2009 - 7:31 AM
Bell Boeing has just received a new contract to add to its existing support contract for the V-22 Ospreys operated by the U.S.
Jun 16, 2009 - 7:15 AM
Honeywell is celebrating a further $400 million worth of orders for its TPE331 engine following a U.S.
Jun 16, 2009 - 7:07 AM
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.’s Recce-U real-time reconnaissance system is making its debut here at Paris.
Jun 16, 2009 - 7:06 AM
Vision Systems International, a joint venture between Elbit Systems and Rockwell Collins, has received a $54.1 million contract to begin production of Gen