Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en NavWeek: Running With the Pac http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-running-pac <div class="node-body blog-body">The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts.</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-running-pac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-running-pac#comments Defense Ares Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:00 +0000 1268021 at http://aviationweek.com A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015 http://aviationweek.com/blog/a400m-faces-production-challenges-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year.</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/a400m-faces-production-challenges-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a400m-faces-production-challenges-2015#comments Defense Europe Ares Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:15:00 +0000 1268031 at http://aviationweek.com France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale http://aviationweek.com/blog/frances-defense-procurement-agency-saved-rafale-sale <div class="node-body blog-body">French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty.</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/frances-defense-procurement-agency-saved-rafale-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/frances-defense-procurement-agency-saved-rafale-sale#comments Defense Europe Ares Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:40:00 +0000 1267461 at http://aviationweek.com French Rafale Wins First Export Sale http://aviationweek.com/blog/french-rafale-wins-first-export-sale <div class="node-body blog-body">France says the first three aircraft are to be delivered to Egypt this summer.</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/french-rafale-wins-first-export-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/french-rafale-wins-first-export-sale#comments Defense Europe Global Ares Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:59:00 +0000 1262871 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Frigate About It http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-frigate-about-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Many doubt the idea that that the modified LCS will live up to the true definition of a frigate. But perhaps it's about time to give the Navy a chance to prove out its case. </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-frigate-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-frigate-about-it#comments Defense Ares Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:32:00 +0000 1262001 at http://aviationweek.com When Russians Fly Over European Coasts http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-russians-fly-over-european-coasts <div class="node-body blog-body">The ministry said two French Mirage-2000 took off from Lan-Bihoué air base in south Brittany in response to the incident, along with a Rafale that was scrambled from Creil air base as an escort.</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/when-russians-fly-over-european-coasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-russians-fly-over-european-coasts#comments Defense Europe Ares Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:38:00 +0000 1261331 at http://aviationweek.com French MoD Backs Dassault's Position on Indian Rafale http://aviationweek.com/blog/french-mod-backs-dassaults-position-indian-rafale <div class="node-body blog-body">French arms procurement chief says guaranteeing HAL Rafales was not part of original tender.</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/french-mod-backs-dassaults-position-indian-rafale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/french-mod-backs-dassaults-position-indian-rafale#comments Defense Asia Pacific Europe Middle East Ares Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:40:00 +0000 1259051 at http://aviationweek.com Egypt Is Possible First Export Customer For French Rafale http://aviationweek.com/blog/egypt-possible-first-export-customer-french-rafale <div class="node-body blog-body">Under the terms of a deal still being finalized, Cairo would buy up to 24 aircraft and a FREMM frigate.</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/egypt-possible-first-export-customer-french-rafale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/egypt-possible-first-export-customer-french-rafale#comments Defense Europe Middle East Ares Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:21:00 +0000 1258221 at http://aviationweek.com Hollande: Ukraine Could Be "Une Guerre Totale" http://aviationweek.com/blog/hollande-ukraine-could-be-une-guerre-totale <div class="node-body blog-body">French president joins western leaders in Kiev to work out a diplomatic solution to the crisis there.</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/hollande-ukraine-could-be-une-guerre-totale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/hollande-ukraine-could-be-une-guerre-totale#comments Defense Europe Ares Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:36:00 +0000 1257331 at http://aviationweek.com France, Canada Still Seek Diplomatic Solution To Russian-Ukrainian Crisis http://aviationweek.com/blog/france-canada-still-seek-diplomatic-solution-russian-ukrainian-crisis <div class="node-body blog-body">Asked if they would follow the U.S. lede, French and Canadian defense ministers said their governments would act independently</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/france-canada-still-seek-diplomatic-solution-russian-ukrainian-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/france-canada-still-seek-diplomatic-solution-russian-ukrainian-crisis#comments Defense Europe North America Ares Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:52:00 +0000 1257311 at http://aviationweek.com