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.
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
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
Six years ago, the team from Airbus Military promoting the A400M came to the Paris Air Show full of confidence and good intentions.
Having carved out a reputation in the military field for high-performance actuators, auxiliary power units and other power/motion systems, Bental Industrie
The world financial crisis is hitting military budgets as well as commercial aviation, forcing Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading defense and aerospace group, t
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) hopes that new export orders, such as a $50 million deal to supply unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Russia, will bolste
The 28th salon aéronautique et spatial in 1969, promised something special.
As the era of the Space Shuttle draws to a close, uncertainty hangs over the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) like the pall of smoke after a launch.
On this 100th anniversary of the Paris Air Show French journalist Gil Roy continues his reflections on the greatest moments from the salon du Bourget’s ill
Civil certification of unmanned aerial vehicles has taken on new momentum over the past few years with the realization that there could be a large number o