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 18, 2014, 7:23 AM

Limited Choices for F-35 Heavy Maintenance, U.S. Confirms

Security is a major factor driving assignments of airframe and engine MRO work for the stealth fighter

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