Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en Auto ACAS F-16 Training Day http://aviationweek.com/blog/auto-acas-f-16-training-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Preparations for my Auto ACAS flight began the previous day with training and equipment fitting at Edwards AFB.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/auto-acas-f-16-training-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/auto-acas-f-16-training-day#comments Technology North America Ares Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:26:00 +0000 1226221 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Jammed Up http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-jammed <div class="node-body blog-body">As the U.S. Navy’s vaunted Aegis combat system continues to shine during missile tests – especially for ballistic missile defense (BMD) – the system itself has become a target. For some, the best way to earn sea credit these days is to tarnish the gold-plated standard of shipboard electronic defense.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-jammed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-jammed#comments Defense Europe North America Ares Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:42:00 +0000 1225981 at http://aviationweek.com Simulation Key Enabler For Auto ACAS Flight Testing http://aviationweek.com/blog/simulation-key-enabler-auto-acas-flight-testing <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="p1">Simulation Key Enabler for Auto ACAS Flight Testing</p> <p class="p1">Designed to save aircraft from collision with just seconds to spare, Auto ACAS is meant to operate in a highly dynamic environment in which time and space become quickly compressed. Long before such a system could be flight tested with real aircraft, it had to be developed, evaluated and proved on the ground in some of the most sophisticated high fidelity flight simulators yet designed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/simulation-key-enabler-auto-acas-flight-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/simulation-key-enabler-auto-acas-flight-testing#comments Technology Ares Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:47:00 +0000 1225771 at http://aviationweek.com Sec Def Hagel to Resign http://aviationweek.com/blog/sec-def-hagel-resign-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down after successor is confirmed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/sec-def-hagel-resign-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/sec-def-hagel-resign-0#comments Defense North America Ares Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:58:00 +0000 1225231 at http://aviationweek.com 11/18 Frago http://aviationweek.com/blog/1118-frago-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Defense news from around the Web</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/1118-frago-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/1118-frago-0#comments Defense Ares Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1222371 at http://aviationweek.com Belgium Receives Last NH90 Troop Transport Helicopter http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgium-receives-last-nh90-troop-transport-helicopter <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The last of four NH90 troop transport helicopters ordered by Belgium, designated RN08, was handed over in Marignane, France, Nov. 13.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgium-receives-last-nh90-troop-transport-helicopter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgium-receives-last-nh90-troop-transport-helicopter#comments Defense Ares Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:15:00 +0000 1221831 at http://aviationweek.com China’s C-130 – And A Look Back At The Lockheed Original http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week published an in-depth look at the original C-130 Hercules nearly 58 years ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/china-s-c-130-and-look-back-lockheed-original#comments 100 Year Archives Ares From The Archives Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1220201 at http://aviationweek.com Video: Navy Unmanned Gunboat Swarm http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-navy-unmanned-gunboat-swarm <div class="node-body blog-body">The Office of Naval Research (ONR) tested unmanned surface vehicles two weeks in August on the James River in Virginia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-navy-unmanned-gunboat-swarm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/video-navy-unmanned-gunboat-swarm#comments Defense Ares Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:48:00 +0000 1215811 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Riders Of The Storm http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-riders-storm <div class="node-body blog-body">While Chinese and U.S. forces have rattled each other’s cages in recent years, neither has had to launch a major amphibious operation against the other in the way the American Navy and Marine Corps has had to deal with natural disasters in the Asia Pacific region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-riders-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-riders-storm#comments Defense Ares Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:14:00 +0000 1219071 at http://aviationweek.com Counter-IED training facility opens in the Netherlands http://aviationweek.com/blog/counter-ied-training-facility-opens-netherlands <div class="node-body blog-body">A new facility to help in the fight against Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has officially opened in Soesterberg, the Netherlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a 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