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Jul 10, 2012

7/10 Frago

Check out our Farnborough International Airshow coverage + See, we post F-35 'good news' ;-) Dutch Vote To Kill JSF SImply Sturm und Drang; Test....More
Jul 10, 2012

MBT Ballet or Tank Tango?

I first saw an excerpt on Fareed Zakaria's Global Public Square on CNN, but the Huffington Post has posted a longer video of Russian tanks in a....More
Jul 09, 2012

NH90 and UH-60M -- Sweden's Tale of Two Helos

Maj Gen Micael Bydén, the Swedish air force's new chief of staff, was blunt in his assessment of the service's experience buying its two newest....More
Jul 09, 2012

Belgian Shopping Spree

On 6 July, the council of ministers of the Belgian government authorized Defense Minister Pieter De Crem to issue calls for tender under the 2012....More
Jul 09, 2012

Dutch Parliament Votes Down JSF

The Dutch parliament passed a majority resolution yesterday calling on the coalition government to withdraw from the Joint Strike Fighter program....More
Jul 09, 2012

7/9 Frago

Be sure to check out all of our Farnborough airshow coverage + Raytheon Unveils Aviation Warrior, Integrated Data Helo Flight Suit....More
Jul 08, 2012

Disorder In The Court

Over the past couple of months, there has been a revived dynamic in discussions over the Joint Strike Fighter, in the form of Lockheed Martin's....More
Jul 08, 2012

More Bad News for Boeing's Unmanned A160

Things are not going well for Boeing's accident-prone A160T Hummingbird unmanned helicopter. First the US Army confirms it has abandoned plans to....More
Jul 07, 2012

AFRL Moves Ahead on Bunker-Buster for F-35

The US Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded two more contracts under the High Velocity Penetrating Weapon (HVPW) program to develop technology....More
Jul 07, 2012

Does the U.K. Know What It's Doing (in Defense Planning)?

As you may have seen, Defense Technology International has been integrated into Aviation Week & Space Technology as a monthly special edition....More
Jul 07, 2012

DARPA's Phoenix -- Satellites Will Need a Donor Card

Do you have a communications satellite in geostationary orbit that is nearing the end of its life? Then call the US Defense Advanced Research....More
Jul 06, 2012

New Ground Vehicles and Indian Cruise Missile

Two particular articles for you to check out on the Defense channel today: + Eurosatory Previews New Ground Vehicles by Christina and Bill from last....More
Jul 06, 2012

Firing Line

When it comes to being an Army leader, brilliance is not enough. Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly, director of the Missile Defense Agency, is often credited....More
Jul 06, 2012

7/6 Frago

+ Drone Hijacking? That’s Just the Start of GPS Troubles + High Speed, High Value: The X3 Hybrid Helo Demos At Huntsville....More
Jul 06, 2012

DARPA's FANG: Design it, Build it, Make it Quick

How do you produce a new infantry fighting vehicle? Take several years, spend a few billion, test a slew of prototypes, fix the problems and get into....More
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