Posts by Amy Butler

in From The Archives Feb 02, 2015

The Long Sordid Path To KC-46 (2011)

What should have been a straightforward integration to modify a commercial jet with refueling and cargo systems evolved into the procurement scandal....More
in Ares Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
in From The Archives Jan 23, 2015

When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001)

During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week....More
in Ares Jan 22, 2015

10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2....More
in Ares Oct 22, 2014

NEW PICS: E-2D Preps for First Deployment

The U.S. Navy last week celebrated 50 years of service by the E-2 Hawkeye airborne command and control aircraft by declaring initial operaitonal....More
in Ares Oct 09, 2014

3DELRR Latest in String of Radar Losses for Northrop

Raytheon’s win of the U.S. Air Force’s Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar contract sealed the company’s dominance in....More
in Ares Sep 24, 2014

Was that a Lackluster F-22 Debut?

They let the Raptor out of the nest ... but just to drop a thousand-pounder?....More
in Ares Sep 05, 2014

Fire Causes Friction in F-35 Test Program

Each day that goes by without a fix, the test program is slipping....More
in Ares Aug 15, 2014

Failed Intercept Attempt in Huntsville: Conference Bungles Press at SMD 2014

A lot of hay has been made on Twitter (I tweet @ABAviationweek) of the ham-handed treatment of the media during this week’s 17th Annual Space....More
in Ares Jul 17, 2014

Learn More About Sbirs and DSP -- Satellites Attributed with Seeing the MH17 Shootdown

The U.S. Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) and its predecessor Defense Support Program satellites are getting a lot of attention because of the....More

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