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 26, 2014, 7:00 AM

Singapore, Malaysia are Buying Aerostats for Surveillance

Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.

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Dec 4, 2014 - 8:40 AM
The new products for mission management and analysis provide intuitive and lightweight user interfaces, according to the company.
Dec 2, 2014 - 10:24 AM
Contract award for the medium multirole helicopter has been postponed to next year’s second quarter.
Nov 26, 2014 - 6:56 AM
Official attributes loss rate to pilots’ lack of combat experience; insufficient training; and insufficient intelligence on the threat.
Nov 26, 2014 - 6:00 AM
BEL-Thales Systems will meet new offset and tech transfer rules
Nov 25, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Engine costs are excluded from totals given by program officials.
Nov 25, 2014 - 7:28 AM
Reliability of indigenous fighter powerplants remains questionable.
President Obama announces resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
Nov 24, 2014 - 1:57 PM
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation after less than two years in the post.
Nov 24, 2014 - 12:05 PM
The aircraft will replace 14 (K)C-135FR tankers in the French air force from 2018, at a rate of one or two per year.
Nov 21, 2014 - 8:10 AM
The latest missile bears a close resemblance to the Indian-Russian BrahMos missile.
Nov 21, 2014 - 7:56 AM
Program officials are hoping that the move will boost the type’s flagging export prospects.