Bradley Perrett

Bradley
Perrett
Asia-Pacific Bureau Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Bradley Perrett, based in Beijing, covers China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian who has lived in China since 2004.

 

Before joining Aviation Week in 2006 he was a macroeconomics, politics and aerospace journalist with Reuters. Perrett holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Macquarie University, Sydney.

 

Articles
Tests For Japan’s AESA Meteor Planned For 2023 
JNAAM will be a Meteor with a Japanese gallium-nitride AESA. Prototypes should be ready in Japan’s fiscal 2023.
F-22, F-15 Upgrades, New Fighter Offered To Tokyo 
Foreign proposals for Japan’s next fighter are F-22 Raptor or F-15 Eagle upgrades or a new fighter that the country would develop with Britain and BAE Systems.
Japan Considers Unmanned Aircraft As EP-3 Replacements 
The Japanese Ministry of Defense has added UAVs as candidates for a program to replace Lockheed Martin EP-3 and OP-3C intelligence-gathering aircraft.
South Korean KF-X Design Approved, First Flight Due In 2022  7
Grown in size, the KF-X has arrived at a weight category halfway between the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning.
Long March 9 Will Be Bigger Than SLS 
A liftoff thrust approaching 6,000 metric tons and mass exceeding 4,000 metric tons would evidently apply to the largest version, which would have four boosters.
Tokyo Wants Advanced Performance Level From Aegis Ashore  3
Some of this advanced—but unrealized—capability that Japan is seeking could come from the radar that will detect and track targets and guide interceptors to them.
Southeast Asia Maritime Patrol Programs Edge Ahead 
Singapore is in the market for advanced aircraft for sea surveillance; its neighbors mostly want to add simpler types.
Japan Considers Naval Intelligence Aircraft For 2019-23 
The Japanese defense ministry has penciled in the purchase of naval intelligence-gathering aircraft for the five-year defense program that will begin next year.
Japan Considers Naval Intelligence Aircraft For 2019-23 
The Japanese defense ministry has penciled in the purchase of naval intelligence-gathering aircraft for the five-year defense program that will begin next year.
China Test Fires Its Largest Solid-Propellant Rocket Motor 
Chinese space industry group Casc has test fired a space-launcher booster that it says has the greatest thrust of any solid-propellant motor in the country.
Beijing’s New Airport To Open On Sept. 30, 2019 
Beijing’s new airport at Daxing, on the southern side of the city, will go into operation on Sept. 30, 2019, officials have decided.
Japanese EW Requirement Is For Standoff Jammer 
The acquisition program could take the form of a domestic developmental effort or a foreign off-the-shelf purchase, defense ministry officials said in an interview.
Japan Looks To Advanced Aegis Ashore Capability  1
Japan is seeking Aegis Ashore capability levels that are not yet available, defense ministry officials say.
IHI Delivers Japan’s Fighter Engine Prototype 
IHI Corp. has delivered the prototype for Japan’s fighter engine technology acquisition program to the defense ministry.
HNA Co-Chairman Wang Jian Dies In Accident, Group Says 
HNA Group co-founder and co-chairman Wang Jian has died after an accident in France, the company says.
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