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Oct 18, 2016

To Shoot Down Or Not To Shoot Down, That Is The Question6

German public television channel ARD showed the courtroom drama Terror Oct. 17 about the trial of a German Eurofighter pilot for shooting down a....More
Oct 10, 2016

Opinion: Why Trump Is Wrong On U.S. Nuclear Modernization140

Donald Trump made a sweeping claim during Sunday night’s explosive presidential debate that America's nuclear weapons capability has fallen far....More
Sep 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton 'Inclined To' Cancel Nuclear Cruise Missile35

As the Pentagon moves ahead with a trillion-dollar modernization of its nuclear arsenal, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton seems to be....More
Sep 14, 2016

VX-23 'Salty Dogs' F/A-18F Super Hornet unveiled in special scheme

Possibly the first pictures online of this VX-23 Hornet, absed at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, featuring the State flag's colours as part of its....More
Sep 05, 2016

Dingos Against Daesh11

Germany has delivered more material to the Kurdish Peshmerga fighting the so-called Islamic State....More
Aug 23, 2016

Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq15

The Luftwaffe completed 1,000 flying hours Aug. 20 with Airbus A310 Multirole Tanker Transports (MRTTs) refueling coalition aircraft operating....More
Aug 23, 2016

F-16s Go Dutch To Greet Olympians

A pair of Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s welcomed the orange Boeing 777 bringing the Dutch Olympic team back home Aug. 23....More
Aug 22, 2016

Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles For Lithuania's Iron Wolves

Lithuania is acquiring 88 Boxer wheeled armored infantry fighting vehicles for its Iron Wolves Mechanized Infantry Brigade....More
Aug 15, 2016

New Nukes For NATO6

The modernization of U.S. nuclear weapons includes the stationing of new B61-12 gravity bombs in Germany....More
Aug 09, 2016

UK F-35 testing at Patuxent River

The UK is one of nine partner nations in the Lockheed-Martin F-35 program, which is now really gathering pace. After years of development using 20....More
Aug 02, 2016

B-52 Over The Baltic17

B-52s flying directly from the United States, an extremely visible demonstration of the U.S. commitment to its allies, have been a prominent feature....More
Jun 18, 2016

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum "Innovations in Flight" Day

The Udvar-Hazy center at Washington Dulles International Airport was the venue for the annual Smithsonian Innovations in Flight Day, this year....More
May 31, 2016

Luftwaffe Steals Berlin Air Show1

The acronym ILA stands for Internationale Luft- und Raumfahrtaustellung (International Aerospace Show) but it has always been very much a German....More
May 25, 2016

Canada's Snowbirds Team - Unique In Military Aviation

The day the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds team came to Washington...and landed at the city's international airport....More
May 18, 2016

On The ATAC! Legacy Fighters At The Cutting Edge Of Warfare11

Aviation Week recently visited one company who use fighters of a bygone age in the most modern of warfare scenarios....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Aug 26, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 7

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 23

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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