Combat Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en F-35 Unleashed: Paris Flight Demo Displays Warfighting Potential http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-unleashed-paris-flight-demo-displays-warfighting-potential <div class="field-deck"> The Paris display may not silence the critics, but it certainly changed the conversation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin hopes to leave behind the F-35’s troubled past and shift the focus to the battlefield. The Paris display may not silence the critics, but it certainly changed the conversation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-unleashed-paris-flight-demo-displays-warfighting-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-unleashed-paris-flight-demo-displays-warfighting-potential#comments Combat Aircraft Paris Air Show 2017 Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com PARIS AIR SHOW Global Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:25:00 +0000 1651331 at http://aviationweek.com French Mirage Air-to-ground 2000D Getting Weapon System Upgrade http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/french-mirage-air-ground-2000d-getting-weapon-system-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">As part of a tradeoff for reduced deliveries, the French Air Force gets a pumped-up combat aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/french-mirage-air-ground-2000d-getting-weapon-system-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/french-mirage-air-ground-2000d-getting-weapon-system-upgrade#comments Combat Aircraft Paris Air Show 2017 Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense PARIS AIR SHOW AWST Global Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:14:00 +0000 1651311 at http://aviationweek.com Gripen E Makes First Flight http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/gripen-e-makes-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab has completed the first flight of its prototype E-model Gripen fighter jet. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/gripen-e-makes-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/gripen-e-makes-first-flight#comments Combat Aircraft AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Europe Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:35:00 +0000 1642871 at http://aviationweek.com E-model Gripen first flight: Saab Airbus Taming The A400M Program http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/airbus-taming-a400m-program <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus negotiating with A400M customers to ease the burden of the program’s financial penalties.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/airbus-taming-a400m-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/airbus-taming-a400m-program#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1642481 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Defense & Space For Pilots Starved Of Oxygen, Cobham's Breathing Sensor Could Help http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help <div class="node-body article-body">As the Pentagon struggles to determine what’s behind a spike in hypoxia-like cockpit incidents across several U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force fleets, Cobham believes it may have a groundbreaking new method of pinpointing the root cause.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help#comments Air Combat Safety Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:12:00 +0000 1642781 at http://aviationweek.com Cobham New Aircraft On Display At The Paris Air Show http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/new-aircraft-display-paris-air-show <div class="node-body gallery-body">With a number of first appearances and first aerial displays on tap, the 2017 Paris Air Show promises to be eventful. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/new-aircraft-display-paris-air-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/new-aircraft-display-paris-air-show#comments Galleries Combat Aircraft Paris Air Show 2017 Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:25:00 +0000 1642231 at http://aviationweek.com How F-22 Is Deconflicting U.S.-Russia Operations Over Syria http://aviationweek.com/defense/how-f-22-deconflicting-us-russia-operations-over-syria <div class="node-body article-body">One Raptor pilot details the crucial role the stealth fighter played in deconflicting operations in the weeks after U.S. airstrikes on Shayrat.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/how-f-22-deconflicting-us-russia-operations-over-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/how-f-22-deconflicting-us-russia-operations-over-syria#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Global Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1642221 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force U.S. Navy Green-Lights New And Improved Super Hornet http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-green-lights-new-and-improved-super-hornet <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Navy has opted to fund Boeing’s upgraded F/A-18 Super Hornet “Block III” and plans to begin fielding the capability in fiscal 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-green-lights-new-and-improved-super-hornet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-green-lights-new-and-improved-super-hornet#comments Combat Aircraft AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Thu, 08 Jun 2017 21:39:00 +0000 1640681 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing U-2 Links F-35, Legacy Aircraft Using Skunk Works' Secretive 'Einstein Box' http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/u-2-links-f-35-legacy-aircraft-using-skunk-works-secretive-einstein-box <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin’s U-2 spy plane made its debut at the Northern Edge joint training exercise last month, demonstrating a new capability nicknamed the “Einstein Box.”</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/u-2-links-f-35-legacy-aircraft-using-skunk-works-secretive-einstein-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/u-2-links-f-35-legacy-aircraft-using-skunk-works-secretive-einstein-box#comments Combat Aircraft Program Management Corner Defense Defense Top Stories Technology AWIN North America Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:30:00 +0000 1638521 at http://aviationweek.com <p>A U-2 Dragon Lady takes off during exercise Northern Edge 17 on May 8: Jeffrey Schultze</p> Pratt Forges Ahead With F-35 Engine Upgrade Plans, Eyes Next Gen http://aviationweek.com/defense/pratt-forges-ahead-f-35-engine-upgrade-plans-eyes-next-gen <div class="node-body article-body">The engine maker is framing its F135 upgrade effort as the first step in a long-term plan for fighter propulsion based on adaptive technology.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pratt-forges-ahead-f-35-engine-upgrade-plans-eyes-next-gen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pratt-forges-ahead-f-35-engine-upgrade-plans-eyes-next-gen#comments Combat Aircraft Propulsion Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Propulsion North America Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1637501 at http://aviationweek.com Pratt & Whitney