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Sep 20, 2012

The New Sheriff Ain't Happy

Maj Gen Christopher Bogdan, deputy director of the Joint Strike Fighter program office for the past five weeks, and designated successor to VAdm Dave....More
Sep 20, 2012

Benelux Deepens Cooperation

Belgium and the Netherlands (and Luxembourg) are further deepening their defense cooperation. A political-military steering group conducting studies....More
Sep 20, 2012

9/20 Frago

+ Pentagon Invents New Goal for Afghan Surge Now That It’s Done + India follows Pakistan with missile test....More
Sep 20, 2012

Gates Calls Sequestration 'Managerial Cowardice'

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates and retired Adm. Michael Mullen – who served as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – teamed up for a....More
Sep 19, 2012

Advice from a General

French President François Hollande in late July ordered a new Defense White Paper to be presented before the end of this year. So, why, you might ask....More
Sep 19, 2012

9/19 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories....More
Sep 19, 2012

9/19 Frago

+ Textron’s Remote-Controlled Flying Bomb + Analysis: Proposed Merger Saves BAE, Handicaps EADS....More
Sep 18, 2012

9/18 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories:....More
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
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Dec 9, 2016

John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week 25

In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7....More
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