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 12, 2014, 8:36 AM

A400M Deliveries Proceed, but Tactical Capabilities Are Late

A schedule to add airdrop, paratrooping etc is being amended

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Jun 15, 2009 - 4:25 AM
Exactly two decades ago, the consortium that was to become International Aero Engines (Hall 5, Stand B10) was formed to build an engine, the V2500, to comp
Jun 15, 2009 - 4:24 AM
The strategic importance of active array airborne radar technology in Europe cannot be understated, according to EADS Defence Electronics (Hall 2 Stand A15
Jun 15, 2009 - 4:19 AM
Russia’s defense industry is looking both to compete and cooperate with its western European counterparts as it bids to expand its international customer b
Jun 15, 2009 - 4:16 AM
Sukhoi believes it is within two years of making first deliveries of its new Su-35 fighter as it prepares to add a third prototype to the flight-test progr
Jun 14, 2009 - 9:05 AM
Lockheed Martin can deliver C-130J military transports to the nations affected by the A400M debacle within 36 months, on a sale or lease basis.
Jun 14, 2009 - 9:01 AM
Defense ministers from the seven A400M partner nations are heading for Seville next week for a crucial meeting with the EADS and Airbus leadership.
Jun 14, 2009 - 8:57 AM
Aerodrones (Hall 4 Stand CD61bis) is here with its portable ground control station for unmanned aerial vehicles and the 2009 version of the built-in softwa
Jun 14, 2009 - 8:56 AM
Pratt & Whitney’s EcoPower engine wash for the F117 turbofan is helping the worldwide C-17 fleet achieve an 85-percent mission-capable rate, despite the ai
Jun 14, 2009 - 8:13 AM
Long-established as a major supplier of systems for a wide range of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs, L-3 Communications is moving up a step to offer
Jun 13, 2009 - 6:32 AM
Six years ago, the team from Airbus Military promoting the A400M came to the Paris Air Show full of confidence and good intentions.