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Aug 12, 2012

LEMV First Flight Video and Photos [Updated]

Graham Warwick sends in these photos of LEMV's first flight. Read his previous story: Army's LEMV Surveillance Airship Flies ....More
Aug 10, 2012

8/10 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories....More
Aug 10, 2012

8/10 Frago

+ Debt Traps, Defense and the Danger of Decline + Code Names, Nicknames, and Pseudonyms of Declassified Black Projects at Groom Lake, Nevada From....More
Aug 10, 2012

Sequestration is Good... or Bad...

What do you make of the looming threat of sequestration in the U.S., automatic budget cuts, half from defense, set to kick in at the end of the year....More
Aug 10, 2012

Yo Ho ScanEagle!

The Royal Netherlands Navy landing ship dock Hr. Ms. Rotterdam launched its first ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) mission over the Gulf of....More
Aug 09, 2012

8/8 Frago

+ Air Force Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems + Is This a Super-Secret Stealth Helicopter … Or a Hollywood Fake?....More
Aug 09, 2012

8/8 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories U.S. Navy Eyes More Subs, But CBO Says Shortfalls Remain Nuclear Bomb’s Cost Increases Draw Congressional Scrutiny + Air....More
Aug 09, 2012

8/9 Frago

+ Boeing: Laser Small Diameter Bomb Could Fill Gap + Brennan Hints at Proxy War Redux....More
Aug 08, 2012

Rotterdam Supports Djibouti Coast Guard Training

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNN) landing ship dock Hr. Ms. Rotterdam has been busy since arriving in the Gulf of Aden. In addition to taking over....More
Aug 08, 2012

8/7 AvWeek Stories

MDA Still Sees 2018 Deployment In Restructured SM-3 IIA Plan Nearly $1 billion added to Raytheon’s contract to build a new, larger SM-3 interceptor....More
Aug 08, 2012

Lockheed Micro-Quadcopter and Other Things AUVSI 2012

The biggest unmanned-industry show of the year, AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2012, has kicked off here at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas....More
Aug 08, 2012

F-35 JSF's Surprising Sonic Boom

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to spend a day with a NASA and Air Force test team in the Mojave Desert near Edwards AFB. The day....More
Aug 07, 2012

"We didn’t know what 90 percent of the switches did"

Earlier this week I met someone in person that I had first detected on an AltaVista search, so you know that this is going to be about history. John....More
Aug 07, 2012

8/7 Frago

+ Used Cars and F-35s + 'Too Many Screens': Why Drones Are So Hard To Fly - And So Easy To Crash....More
Aug 07, 2012

A Twist of the Wrist -- How to Drive an X-47B

Standing off to one side at last week's press unveiling of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat aircraft system demonstrator at NAS Patuxent River was....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 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

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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