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 24, 2014, 9:40 AM

MQ-8C Completes First Landing on U.S. Navy Ship

The U.S. Navy completed the first ship-based testing of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.

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Oct 8, 2014 - 2:53 PM
The program is expected to be worth €200 to €250 million (up to $310 million), for the acquisition of 8-10 systems, with three UAVs per system.
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The report from the Pentagon's inspector general relies on outdated information, contends the Air Force.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.