Defense

Essential news and analysis on the defense aerospace business. Your trusted source for new and ongoing programs and requirements in military aircraft (manned and unmanned), engines, avionics, weapons and associated systems, including ground-based air defense.

July 16, 2018, 3:00 AM

SkyGuardian To Bring Big Advances in UK RPA Capability

While Sky Guardian will be much more capable than the Reaper, the U.S. has so far shown no interest in acquiring any.

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Jul 17, 2018 - 6:56 AM
UTC Aerospace Systems has begun installing modern eight-bladed propellers on the Air National Guard's "legacy" Hercules fleet
Jul 17, 2018 - 4:39 AM
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd is a market leader in India, but private industry is offering more competition.
fighter jet flying
Jul 17, 2018 - 4:00 AM
A four-year deal increases production of titanium bulkheads for the Lightning II.
missiles on a fighter jet
Jul 17, 2018 - 4:00 AM
Integration of the Stormbreaker has started on the F-35, F/A-18E/F and F-15E.
Jul 17, 2018 - 3:45 AM
As a pioneer of gallium nitride semi-conductor technology Raytheon is testing GaN-based arrays for the Patriot air defense system
Jul 17, 2018 - 3:41 AM
30-kg RUAV can carry a 3-kg payload
people walking past airplanes
Jul 17, 2018 - 3:28 AM
While aerospace and defense growth is lagging world economic growth, U.S. defense industry revenue has increased to 2.5 times that of Europe.
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Jul 17, 2018 - 3:26 AM
Sim features integrated flight deck configuration selected for Textron's Scorpion, Diamond's new Dart 550, and TacAir's F-5 retrofits
Jul 17, 2018 - 3:21 AM
UTAS makes two new product announcements and discusses its R&D supporting hybrid/electric propulsion for aircraft.
fighter jet flying
Jul 17, 2018 - 3:20 AM
Saab is soon to fly the next two Gripen E prototypes, which are being equipped with new systems thanks to a segregated avionics architecture.