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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).

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.”  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.
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Jan 11, 2011 - 8:49 AM
The prototype of <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/china-reveals-new-combat-aircraft-design-28160/?no_cache=1&tx_ttne
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Jan 10, 2011 - 4:28 AM
Lockheed Martin has two years to fix problems with the F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the Joint Strike Fighter, or it will be