Posts by Amy Butler

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
in Ares Jul 17, 2014

Join Us for an F-35 Live Chat

London Bureau Chief Tony Osborne and myself will be online today at 1600 local time (1100 Eastern) to engage in an online chat....More
in Ares, On Space May 14, 2014

DigitalGlobe's Newest Bird To Expand Spectral Reach

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3, set to launch in August, will collect in 8 short-wave infrared bands, see through haze....More
in Ares, On Space May 07, 2014

Amid SpaceX Protest, USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Strategy

The U.S. Air Force is defending its sole-source buy of launches from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) as a “good deal” for the taxpayer....More
in Ares, On Space May 05, 2014

Musk Open to EELV Settlement, USAF Finally Issues a No Comment

Elon Musk, the rocket market upstart who has filed a bid protest against the U.S....More
in Ares Apr 24, 2014

Meet Boeing's Ramis Tactical ISR Testbed

Boeing has been pushing hard to come on strong into the tactical ISR market....More
in Ares Apr 17, 2014

F-35 Cost Up $7.8B, Bogdan Fires on Pratt

Much of the $4.5 billion in cost increases in the past year to the now $398.6 billion U.S. portion of the F-35 program are due to overly rosy....More
in Ares Mar 07, 2014

NEW PODCAST: Fear and Loathing in DC

Remember the days when AvWeek had podcasts? Well, we're back and happy to talk about things that fly in air and space!....More
in Ares Feb 24, 2014

Will Silent Eagle Get Kicked out of the Nest?

With Boeing adjusting from its blistering loss to Lockheed Martin’s F-35 for the sale of 60 fighters to Seoul, the company has yet to officially....More

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