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 3, 2009 - 10:04 AM
Last month Sikorsky displayed a mock-up of a possible X2 Light Tactical Helicopter <br />(LTH) design at the Army Aviation Association of America annual co
Jun 2, 2009 - 11:11 AM
Despite the current economic crisis and the absence of two major U.S.
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May 18, 2009 - 10:19 AM
EADS Airbus Military hopes that by the Paris Air Show next month launch customers Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Turkey and the UK will compl
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May 18, 2009 - 6:38 AM
The Italian Army confirmed that it is buying 16 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters in a co-production deal with AgustaWestland that is worth appr
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May 18, 2009 - 6:31 AM
Boeing is making further improvements to the F/A-18E/F, and evaluating a more powerful version of the Super Hornet’s GE F414 powerplants.
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May 18, 2009 - 6:23 AM
The stealthy, jet-powered version of the <link news/single-news-page/article/pentagons-budget-review-boosts-uavs-drops-f-22-vh-71-and-csar-x/ _blank>Predat
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May 18, 2009 - 6:05 AM
Although the Pentagon last month declared that it was increasing the early production tempo of the F-35, the decision to buy 30 aircraft next year does not
May 1, 2009 - 11:18 AM
he Obama Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2010 defense budget ends funding for the controversial Presidential helicopter replacement program, the cost
Apr 16, 2009 - 10:25 AM
Denel Aviation of South Africa has been certified by Lockheed Martin as a service center for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of C-130s.
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Apr 16, 2009 - 10:23 AM
Boeing has applied some stealth design principles to the F-15 Strike Eagle, and is marketing the modified aircraft for export as the F-15SE Silent Eagle.