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.
Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have protested the U.S. Air Force's 3DELRR contract award to Raytheon.
Brazilian company says that speed and flexibility are key attributes.
The Italian manufacturer is challenging the legality of the service’s plan to sole-source the contract to replace its fleet of Bell TH-67 trainers.
The U.S. Navy awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract modification on October 14 for a seventh low-rate initial production lot of F135 engines.
The judge dismissed charges of international corruption but found the CEOs guilty of "false invoicing."
Bell is offering the V-280 Valor tiltrotor while the Boeing-Sikorsky team is pitching the SB-1 Defiant, based on Sikorsky's X2 tech demonstrator.
The launch customer, an unidentified Brazilian company, accepted the aircraft during a ceremony on October 10 at Embraer headquarters in Brazil.
The fire-control radar of the AH-64E Guardian will be enhanced to work in the littoral environment close to shore, among other upgrades.
The manufacturer secured a $44.2 million contract to install a weapon system on 17 single-engine MD530Fs.
With the new central mission computer, the upgraded Rafales offer complete versatility, according to manufacturer Dassault.