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).

AeroVironment’s Puma sUAS
Oct 4, 2011 - 12:50 AM
The expected release in December of a proposed rule governing the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) in the U.S.
Bell V-22 tiltrotor
Oct 1, 2011 - 11:30 PM
Bell Helicopter is exploring new markets and missions for its Bell-Boeing Osprey V-22 military tiltrotor. <b>The company recently demonstrated the V-22’s s
Federal agents arrested 22 employees at Boeing’s Ridley Park plant, which man
Sep 30, 2011 - 9:04 AM
DEA and FBI agents yesterday arrested 22 employees and former employees of Boeing’s Ridley Park, Pa.
Aug 19, 2011 - 3:54 AM
Sukhoi’s T-50 fifth-generation fighter program has made significant strides since the first aircraft (T-50-1) flew at the Knaapo factory’s airfield back in
Jun 30, 2011 - 8:06 AM
Prominent U.S.
Apr 28, 2011 - 6:08 AM
The Indian Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, April 27, asked Dassault Aviation and Eurofighter to extend their commercial bids beyond the April 28 deadline
Air-to-ground strikes intended to protect civilians have not prevented Gaddaf...
Apr 8, 2011 - 7:13 AM
The coalition of nations flying over Libya to protect civilians under UN Resolution 1973 is still flying some 150 sorties daily.
Mar 30, 2011 - 5:36 AM
The air campaign over Libya has rekindled the debate about what exactly air power can accomplish without “boots on the ground.”&nbsp; The First Gulf War,
Boeing's 767 NextGen Tanker will be designated the KC-46A in its service with...
Feb 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Boeing has won the KC-X competition and been awarded a $3.5 billion contract for engineering and manufacturing development of the <a href="airshow-conventi
Feb 8, 2011 - 6:10 AM
When it comes to defense coverage, <b>AIN</b> naturally focuses on airborne systems and platforms, including some very high-tech stuff, of course.