Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed en Hillary Clinton 'Inclined To' Cancel Nuclear Cruise Missile http://aviationweek.com/blog/hillary-clinton-inclined-cancel-nuclear-cruise-missile <div class="node-body blog-body">As the Pentagon moves ahead with a trillion-dollar modernization of its nuclear arsenal, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton seems to be breaking with the Obama administration’s posture, signaling she might cancel a planned replacement of the legacy nuclear-tipped cruise missile.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/hillary-clinton-inclined-cancel-nuclear-cruise-missile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/hillary-clinton-inclined-cancel-nuclear-cruise-missile#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:54:00 +0000 1519201 at http://aviationweek.com VX-23 'Salty Dogs' F/A-18F Super Hornet unveiled in special scheme http://aviationweek.com/blog/vx-23-salty-dogs-fa-18f-super-hornet-unveiled-special-scheme <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Possibly the first pictures online of this VX-23 Hornet, absed at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, featuring the State flag&#39;s colours as part of its scheme. <em>[all photos by Nigel Howarth]</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2016/09/14/225_F-18_165801.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 534px;" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2016/09/14/372_F-18_165801.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 534px;" /></p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/vx-23-salty-dogs-fa-18f-super-hornet-unveiled-special-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/vx-23-salty-dogs-fa-18f-super-hornet-unveiled-special-scheme#comments Blog Ares Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:59:00 +0000 1510431 at http://aviationweek.com Dingos Against Daesh http://aviationweek.com/blog/dingos-against-daesh <div class="node-body blog-body">Germany has delivered more material to the Kurdish Peshmerga fighting the so-called Islamic State.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/dingos-against-daesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dingos-against-daesh#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:47:00 +0000 1506231 at http://aviationweek.com Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Luftwaffe completed 1,000 flying hours Aug. 20 with Airbus A310 Multirole Tanker Transports (MRTTs) refueling coalition aircraft operating against the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:47:00 +0000 1500941 at http://aviationweek.com F-16s Go Dutch To Greet Olympians http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A pair of Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s welcomed the orange Boeing 777 bringing the Dutch Olympic team back home Aug. 23.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:30:00 +0000 1500931 at http://aviationweek.com Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles For Lithuania's Iron Wolves http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves <div class="node-body blog-body">Lithuania is acquiring 88 Boxer wheeled armored infantry fighting vehicles for its Iron Wolves Mechanized Infantry Brigade. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:52:00 +0000 1500621 at http://aviationweek.com New Nukes For NATO http://aviationweek.com/blog/new-nukes-nato <div class="node-body blog-body">The modernization of U.S. nuclear weapons includes the stationing of new B61-12 gravity bombs in Germany. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/new-nukes-nato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/new-nukes-nato#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:26:00 +0000 1497551 at http://aviationweek.com UK F-35 testing at Patuxent River http://aviationweek.com/blog/uk-f-35-testing-patuxent-river <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The UK is one of nine partner nations in the Lockheed-Martin F-35 program, which is now really gathering pace. After years of development using 20 Systems Development &amp; Demonstration (SDD) aircraft, of which 14 are flyers, over 150 production F-35s have now been delivered. Seven nations have already taken delivery of their first aircraft, and more will join this growing band in the remainder of 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/uk-f-35-testing-patuxent-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/uk-f-35-testing-patuxent-river#comments Blog Ares Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:44:00 +0000 1495551 at http://aviationweek.com <p>An F-35B of the ITF launches from Patuxent River on another test mission, sporting a variety of weapons on its numerous hardpoints.</p> B-52 Over The Baltic http://aviationweek.com/blog/b-52-over-baltic <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>B-52s flying directly from the United States, an extremely visible demonstration of the U.S. commitment to its allies, have been a prominent feature of recent exercises from Spain to South Korea. Their latest appearance was over the Baltic Sea Aug. 1.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/b-52-over-baltic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/b-52-over-baltic#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 02 Aug 2016 08:06:00 +0000 1492611 at http://aviationweek.com Smithsonian Air & Space Museum "Innovations in Flight" Day http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day <div class="node-body blog-body">The Udvar-Hazy center at Washington Dulles International Airport was the venue for the annual Smithsonian Innovations in Flight Day, this year coinciding with the US Coast Guard's centennial celebrations. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/smithsonian-air-space-museum-innovations-flight-day#comments Blog Things With Wings Ares Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:44:00 +0000 1470491 at http://aviationweek.com Luftwaffe Steals Berlin Air Show http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">The acronym ILA stands for Internationale Luft- und Raumfahrtaustellung (International Aerospace Show) but it has always been very much a German affair.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-steals-berlin-air-show-0#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 31 May 2016 14:22:00 +0000 1460091 at http://aviationweek.com Canada's Snowbirds Team - Unique In Military Aviation http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation <div class="node-body blog-body">The day the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds team came to Washington...and landed at the city's international airport.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/canadas-snowbirds-team-unique-military-aviation#comments Blog Defense Ares Wed, 25 May 2016 13:05:00 +0000 1457421 at http://aviationweek.com On The ATAC! Legacy Fighters At The Cutting Edge Of Warfare http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week recently visited one company who use fighters of a bygone age in the most modern of warfare scenarios. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/atac-legacy-fighters-cutting-edge-warfare#comments Blog Defense Ares Wed, 18 May 2016 14:43:00 +0000 1448951 at http://aviationweek.com Flying with the Army's Golden Knights http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights <div class="node-body blog-body">For almost 60 years the US Army's freefall parachutist display team has wowed the crowds across the USA and from time to time, abroad. On a predictably warm and cloudless day in Arizona recently, Aviation Week was invited to ride along with the team as they performed their routine. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-armys-golden-knights#comments AWIN_Defense Blog Ares Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:20:00 +0000 1437191 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon In New Radar Trials http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials <div class="node-body blog-body">For almost 40 years the US Navy has flown P-3 Orions out of Dallas-Love Field airport, operated by a little-known unit said to be called NASC-FS or NAWC-23. Recently it was reported that a P-8 Poseidon was now based at Dallas.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-navy-p-8-poseidon-new-radar-trials#comments AWIN_Defense Ares Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:56:00 +0000 1436151 at http://aviationweek.com