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).

May 29, 2010 - 6:21 AM
The Boeing X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by a Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne scramjet engine, achieved aviation history this week by making t
May 29, 2010 - 6:20 AM
The Boeing X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by a Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne scramjet engine, achieved aviation history this week by making t
Feb 2, 2010 - 1:37 AM
Before the long-delayed first flight of the A400M, the new airlifter’s TP400 turboprop was flown 18 times on a C-130 flight test bed (FTB) modified and flo
Dec 29, 2009 - 9:32 AM
The VH-71 presidential helicopter program, which was terminated in May by the Secretary of Defense, received life support on December 19 when the President
Dec 28, 2009 - 11:06 AM
Limited funding for the Lockheed Martin/AgustaWestland VH-71 presidential helicopter, which is based on the three-engine AgustaWestland AW101, has made it
Nov 5, 2009 - 10:55 AM
Not unlike the way the Philadelphia Phillies’ chances of winning this year’s World Series decreased substantially on Sunday when they lost game four to the
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Sep 25, 2009 - 5:32 AM
The future of the VH-71 presidential helicopter program neared the wire last month as Congress worked to pass a final 2010 defense appropriations bill that
Jun 17, 2009 - 9:53 AM
Eurofighter hopes that the four partner nations will agree the technical specification for an active array radar for the Typhoon by year-end.
Jun 3, 2009 - 10:04 AM
Last month Sikorsky displayed a mock-up of a possible X2 Light Tactical Helicopter <br />(LTH) design at the Army Aviation Association of America annual co