Jen DiMascio

Jen DiMascio
Managing Editor, Defense, Space & Security,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Jen manages Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.
 
Prior to taking on her current role, Jen was Aviation Week's Congressional Editor. Jen came to Aviation Week in March 2011 from Politico, where she covered the intersection of defense and politics. She also worked as a reporter and editor for Defense Daily, Inside the Army, The Other Paper and The Columbus Dispatch.
 
Jen received a Master’s degree in journalism as a Kiplinger Fellow at the Ohio State University. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history and journalism from the University of Michigan.
 

Articles
MBDA To Lead Meads Development For Germany 3
Further details about how work will be divided within the Meads International Consortium—comprising MBDA, Lockheed Martin and additional suppliers—will be part of discussions yet to come, says Thomas Homberg, managing director of MBDA.
Interest in Scorpion Picks Up
Textron is talking with Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Exelis about an active electronically scanned array radar that can be integrated in the front of the aircraft.
U.S. Air Force Secretary Says U.S. Could Rotate F-22 Into Europe 18
“I could easily foresee the day … when the F-22 might rotate in,” Deborah James told reporters at the Paris air show here June 15, adding that she could not specify a date by which they would be sent.
Decision Lens Markets Decision-Making Prowess To Aerospace Firms

When it comes to the kind of decisions that governments and aerospace companies routinely face, the tangle of trade-offs can be so complicated that those with influence can sway the outcome.

But a Virginia-based company pledges to bring more science and remove emotion from strategic decisions.

Boeing Bullish On F/A-18 Sales, F-15 Upgrades 2
With a little help from the U.S. Congress and the potential for international orders, Boeing is bullish about prospects for its international fighters.
Raytheon Focuses On Creating Cyberweapons, But Specifics Remain Elusive 
The Pentagon’s cyberstrategy has Raytheon officials thinking more and more about how to create cyberweapons.
Textron Seeks UAV Gold Abroad
After developing and flying the systems for the U.S. military for years during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Textron is seeing export opportunities for its tactical UAVs take off.
Boeing Bullish On Near-term Future for F/A-18, F-15 Upgrades 5
With a little help from the U.S. Congress and the potential for international orders, Boeing is bullish about prospects for its international fighters.
UTC CEO: Robust Sikorsky Bids “Surprising” 15
UTC's board has decided to move forward with dropping Sikorsky from its portfolio.
UTC CEO: Robust Sikorsky Bids “Surprising” 
UTC's board has decided to move forward with dropping Sikorsky from its portfolio.
Raytheon Focuses On Creating Cyberweapons, But Specifics Remain Elusive
The Pentagon’s cyberstrategy has Raytheon officials thinking more and more about how to create cyberweapons.
RD-180 Flexibility, Another Crew Cut, TSA Turmoil  2
Senators would grant U.S. access to more Russian engines and cut additional funding for NASA’s Commercial Crew program. The TSA is in a tailspin, and a company helps leaders reach informed decisions.
Senate Committee Adds Money For RD-180 Replacement 
The bill seeks to allow the government access to 14 of the engines while the Air Force develops an RD-180 replacement.
What To Watch For At The Paris Air Show - Defense
From the triumph of Dassault's Rafale to a renewed U.S. presence, here is what is in store for defense at Le Bourget.
Looming Vetos, Gulf Carrier War, U.S.-India Cooperation and AIA’s New CEO 
2016 aerospace legislation faces White House hurdle, the ongoing war over Gulf airline subsidies, U.S.-India draw closer on defense and AIA chooses Melcher as new CEO.
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