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Nov 04, 2012

Power Push

The governor of New York gave a Twitter shout-out to the Air Force for help moving power equipment from coast to coast to help with Hurricane relief....More
Nov 02, 2012

11/2 Frago

+ Odierno Outlines Combat, Budget Strategies + China flies newest stealth fighter + Keep Triad 'Best Blend' Of ICBMs, Boomers, Bombers; 'We Can....More
Nov 02, 2012

Wipe This: Under the Milky Windscreen

In a case of high tech "he said, she said", the Marines and V-22 Osprey window provider, PPG Aerospace, appear to be at odds over what's behind a....More
Nov 02, 2012

China's New Stealth Fighter. Not a repeat from December 2010.

The U.S. defense secretary is on his way to Beijing. Time to unveil a new stealth fighter... Short take-off and vertical landing has been one of the....More
Nov 01, 2012

11/1 Frago

Editor's note: I'm back from helping with AvWeek's NBAA coverage in Orlando. In the meantime, our Internet infrastructure in New York and New Jersey....More
Oct 31, 2012

USAF's Youngest B-52 Now 50 Years Old

The US Air Force's fleet of B-52 bombers soldiers on, showing no signs of retiring in the near future. The youngest aircraft, the last to leave the....More
Oct 29, 2012

Up in the Air

After publicly pledging to bring back the F-22 Raptor , and then having campaign surrogates adjust his message in favor of the F-35 Joint Strike....More
Oct 27, 2012

Airship Programs - Not So Buoyant, Says GAO

(Bad) timing is everything in aerospace. At the height of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, airships looked to be the answer to demands for....More
Oct 27, 2012

Wrongheaded? Really?

Aviation Week’s editorial of October 1 recommended re-injecting some competition into the US fighter business, and has taken some flak from Lockheed....More
Oct 26, 2012

Don't Stem the Tide

The National Academies, America’s official science, engineering and medicine advisers, are recommending the Defense Department seriously consider....More
Oct 26, 2012

10/26 Frago

+ New Air Force Chief Offers Strong Support For Lockheed's F-35 At Fort Worth Plant + Tech Companies Unveil New Gear for Troops....More
Oct 26, 2012

10/25 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories:....More
Oct 25, 2012

Rotterdam vs. Dhow, 1:0

Yesterday's engagement between a suspect dhow and the Royal Netherlands Navy landing ship dock Hr.Ms. Rotterdam was an uneven fight, despite....More
Oct 25, 2012

DARPA Picks Rescue Robot Competitors

Aftershocks from the earthquake still shaking the broken ground, the robot grabs a monkey wrench from a wounded plumber, jumps into his Ford F150....More
Oct 25, 2012

10/25 Frago

+ Army Modernizes, Modestly: Hard Upgrades To M1s, MRAPs, Humvees + Brazilian Navy S&T Chief Wants Access to U.S. High Tech....More
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