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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Oct 8, 2014 - 8:08 AM
Several more nations have joined the coalition. The U.S. and most Western allies have ruled out the deployment of ground troops.
Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar
Oct 7, 2014 - 2:51 PM
The value of the contract could be as high as $72 million.
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Oct 6, 2014 - 9:10 PM
The report from the Pentagon's inspector general relies on outdated information, contends the Air Force.
Oct 3, 2014 - 8:33 AM
The next generation of aircraft must be able to interface with the current generation to prosecute modern air campaigns.
Oct 3, 2014 - 7:41 AM
The company is proposing the Raider as a replacement for the U.S. Army's fleet of OH-58D Kiowa Warriors.
Oct 2, 2014 - 2:56 PM
The company has already trained 27 of the 30 planned crews.
Oct 2, 2014 - 1:49 PM
The technology is ready to weaponize, according to a speaker at the recent Air Force Association Conference.
Sep 26, 2014 - 2:05 PM
The U.S. began striking targets in Iraq on August 7, and the effort to stem the advance of Islamic State and other terrorist groups has increased.
Sep 26, 2014 - 8:05 AM
The South Africa company revealed details of several of its missile programs at the African Aerospace and Defence show.
Ilyushin Il-114
Sep 26, 2014 - 7:20 AM
The Ministry of Defence has revived the Ilyushin Il-112 project, a development of the Il-114 airliner.