Combat Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en Britain Considers Its F-35 Road Map http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-considers-its-f-35-road-map <div class="node-body article-body">The UK’s Lightning Force is working to reach initial operating capability by year-end. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-considers-its-f-35-road-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-considers-its-f-35-road-map#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1809931 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST Italy Begins Work On Dutch F-35s http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/italy-begins-work-dutch-f-35s <div class="node-body article-body">Work is underway on AN-9—the first of 29 F-35As to be assembled for the Royal Netherlands Air Force—at Italy's Cameri facility.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/italy-begins-work-dutch-f-35s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/italy-begins-work-dutch-f-35s#comments Combat Aircraft AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN North America Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:56:00 +0000 1808791 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Congress Maintains Support For F-35 Production And Modernization http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/congress-maintains-support-f-35-production-and-modernization <div class="node-body article-body">A likely cash infusion from Congress would come as the fighter program prepares for a full-rate production decision in 2019. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/congress-maintains-support-f-35-production-and-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/congress-maintains-support-f-35-production-and-modernization#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST graph North America photograph Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1805841 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin British F-35s Are Now Calling Britain Home http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-are-now-calling-britain-home <div class="node-body gallery-body">Britain joins Italy and Norway as European nations basing their F-35s on home soil.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-are-now-calling-britain-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-are-now-calling-britain-home#comments Galleries Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1803951 at http://aviationweek.com F-35 Program to ‘Resolve’ Deficiencies Before Full Production http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-program-resolve-deficiencies-full-production <div class="node-body article-body">The Pentagon has agreed to “resolve critical deficiencies” with the F-35 program before full-rate production begins, according to its response to a government watchdog report.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-program-resolve-deficiencies-full-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-program-resolve-deficiencies-full-production#comments Combat Aircraft Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN North America Tue, 05 Jun 2018 21:09:00 +0000 1802451 at http://aviationweek.com USAF The F-35’s Combat Debut http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-s-combat-debut <div class="node-body article-body">The Israeli Air Force has employed the Lockheed Martin-made aircraft across the Middle East. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-s-combat-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-s-combat-debut#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Fri, 25 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1796721 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing, U.S. Navy To Add F/A-18 Collision Avoidance System http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-navy-add-fa-18-collision-avoidance-system <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and the U.S. Navy are working to add an automatic ground collision avoidance system to the F/A-18 strike fighter in the hope of saving pilot lives. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-navy-add-fa-18-collision-avoidance-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-navy-add-fa-18-collision-avoidance-system#comments Air Combat Safety Combat Aircraft Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN North America Wed, 23 May 2018 21:03:00 +0000 1796281 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">A U.S. Navy F-18&nbsp;receives inflight fuel from a KC-135 over Iraq: USAF, </span></p> 'Magic Carpet' Enables ‘Fundamental Shift’ In U.S. Naval Piloting http://aviationweek.com/defense/magic-carpet-enables-fundamental-shift-us-naval-piloting <div class="node-body article-body">The introduction of a fully redundant precision landing mode in the Super Hornet and Growler should eliminate the need for stick-and-throttle carrier landings.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/magic-carpet-enables-fundamental-shift-us-naval-piloting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/magic-carpet-enables-fundamental-shift-us-naval-piloting#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Tue, 22 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1795111 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Should U.S. Block F-35 Deliveries To Turkey? http://aviationweek.com/defense/should-us-block-f-35-deliveries-turkey <div class="node-body article-body">A Senate bill would block F-35s to Turkey, while House lawmakers could instead delay JDAM deliveries.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/should-us-block-f-35-deliveries-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/should-us-block-f-35-deliveries-turkey#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Global North America Tue, 15 May 2018 08:10:00 +0000 1791681 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Defense Department Boeing, U.S. Air Force At Odds Over KC-46 http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-air-force-odds-over-kc-46 <div class="node-body article-body">After years of delay, the aerospace giant and its government customer are no closer to an agreement on when the new tanker will be ready for delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-air-force-odds-over-kc-46" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-us-air-force-odds-over-kc-46#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Mon, 14 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1791031 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing