Military Aircraft 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 and unmanned combat aircraft vehicles (UCAVs).

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.
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.
Su-35S multirole fighter
Nov 3, 2014 - 8:50 AM
Negotiations between Russia and China continue for Su-35S multirole fighters.
Oct 27, 2014 - 10:43 AM
Saab will begin delivering 36 Gripen NG fighters to Brazil in 2019.
Oct 27, 2014 - 7:39 AM
The Alenia C-27A/J series has suffered a chequered procurement history in the U.S.
Oct 23, 2014 - 12:51 PM
international monitoring body says the UAVs will complement observers on the ground
Oct 16, 2014 - 11:38 AM
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.
Oct 15, 2014 - 7:25 AM
The judge dismissed charges of international corruption but found the CEOs guilty of "false invoicing."
Bell V-280 Valor mockup
Oct 14, 2014 - 10:23 PM
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.
AH-64E landing on Navy ship
Oct 14, 2014 - 7:37 AM
The fire-control radar of the AH-64E Guardian will be enhanced to work in the littoral environment close to shore, among other upgrades.