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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Nov 11, 2014 - 6:07 PM
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks information on "distributed airborne capabilities" involving small unmanned aircraft.
IF-X fighter
Nov 11, 2014 - 7:47 AM
Indonesia has three separate programs covering current, middle- and long-term requirements.
T-100 model
Nov 5, 2014 - 9:24 AM
The service plans to spend $503 million on the jet trainer over the next five years.
Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
Nov 4, 2014 - 9:35 PM
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command released a request for information on sense-and-avoid radar solutions for the MQ-4C Triton on November 3.
First arrested landing of F-35C on an aircraft carrier
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:19 PM
The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier on November 3.
Israel Aerospace Industries Heron UAS
Nov 3, 2014 - 2:57 PM
The Royal Australian Air Force will continue using the IAI Heron to train until it receives the MQ-4C Triton.
Su-35S multirole fighter
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:50 AM
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Mi-17
Oct 30, 2014 - 8:43 AM
Russian Helicopters completed deliveries of Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters to the Afghan Army in October.
Insitu ScanEagle 2
Oct 29, 2014 - 11:38 AM
Insitu unveiled the ScanEagle 2 with a new engine and payload options at the Euronaval 2014 conference in Paris.
Bombardier Challenger CL-604
Oct 28, 2014 - 3:30 PM
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority chose Cobham SAR Services to provide airborne search and rescue services beginning in 2016.