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Sep 18, 2012

9/18 Frago

+ Camp Bastion Attack Is Reality Check for F-35B + New U.S. Amphib Anchorage Delivered....More
Sep 18, 2012

6th Gen Engines -- Pratt In, Rolls Out, GE Stays On

In 2007, Rolls-Royce shook up the US fighter engine business when it, and not Pratt & Whitney, was selected to demonstrate the next leap in....More
Sep 17, 2012

Northrop Grumman Bids For Radar Lead

Northrop Grumman is setting out to dominate the fighter radar business in the 2020s, adding a potential 1,000-aircraft F-16 retrofit market to its....More
Sep 17, 2012

Evolution of the German Air Force Fighter Jet

On display at this week's ILA 2012 at Berlin Schonefeld, a line-up of three fighters, reflecting the modernization of the Luftwaffe. From the left,....More
Sep 17, 2012

9/17 Frago

+ Welsh Moves To Resolve AF-Guard Missions, Funding Clash + Carrier strategy debate + U.S. Army Eyes Robot Supply Copters....More
Sep 17, 2012

Luftwaffe Phantom's Swansong at ILA ?

A pair for Luftwaffe Phantoms perform a flypast on the opening day of ILA2012 at Berlin-Schonefeld airport. The Luftwaffe is expected to retire its....More
Sep 17, 2012

China's DF-16 Medium-range Ballistic Missile

Richard D. Fisher, Jr. writes: In mid-September 2012 the first full image of the China Aerospace Science and Industries Corporation’s (CASIC) Dong....More
Sep 17, 2012

International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2012

The U.S. Fifth Fleet is organizing its first International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) in its area of responsibility on 16-27 September,....More
Sep 15, 2012

Air Force F-35 Production Rate In Doubt

As we’re getting ready for the Air Force Association show in Washington (or rather, at a remote location in Maryland) next week, it’s an opportune....More
Sep 14, 2012

Exercise Green Blade

The Belgian ministry of defense, supported by its Luxembourg counterpart, is organizing Exercise Green Blade on 18 September to 5 October within the....More
Sep 14, 2012

U.S. Marines and the South China Sea

Rick Fisher sends in a news item that goes with his article in our DTE this month, just published here on the free site: Tension Between Philippines....More
Sep 14, 2012

AFA Prep: Other USAF Stories

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I have been posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This installment, the last one, is the....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Systems

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This installment covers UAVs and UAS....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: Space

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This post covers space topics. + NRC....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: The F-35

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This first one is the ever-popular F-....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
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When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 8

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
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 22

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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