Combat Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en F-35 Big Winner In Boeing-Bombardier Clash http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-big-winner-boeing-bombardier-clash <div class="field-deck"> Boeing-Bombardier spat could drive Ottawa straight to Lockheed Martin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing stands to lose a golden opportunity to replace Canada’s aging fighter fleet with Super Hornets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-big-winner-boeing-bombardier-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-big-winner-boeing-bombardier-clash#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1724251 at http://aviationweek.com Ltd. Cmdr. Darin Russell/U.S. Navy F-35: 1, Super Hornet: 0 In Boeing’s Rift With Canada http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-1-super-hornet-0-boeing-s-rift-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin’s F-35 appears to have emerged the real winner from Boeing’s rift with Canada over Bombardier’s C Series passenger jetliner. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-1-super-hornet-0-boeing-s-rift-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-1-super-hornet-0-boeing-s-rift-canada#comments Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:17:00 +0000 1723291 at http://aviationweek.com NASF Range Training Complex flyover: Lt. Darin Russell Britain Spending £500 million To Develop F-35 Main Operating Base http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-spending-500-million-develop-f-35-main-operating-base <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s F-35 land base is scheduled to be ready for arrival of the first aircraft next summer.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-spending-500-million-develop-f-35-main-operating-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/britain-spending-500-million-develop-f-35-main-operating-base#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1719541 at http://aviationweek.com Cpl. Paul Oldfield/Crown copyright Refueling Over Afghanistan? There’s An App For That http://aviationweek.com/defense/refueling-over-afghanistan-there-s-app <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Air Force uses ‘Jigsaw’ to help streamline tanker planning in the air campaign against ISIS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. military’s air operations center in the Middle East is reaping the benefits of computer software developed by the Pentagon’s Silicon Valley office.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/refueling-over-afghanistan-there-s-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/refueling-over-afghanistan-there-s-app#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Defense AW.com Defense North America Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1719161 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force F-35 Procurement Process Begins For Denmark http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-procurement-process-begins-denmark <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first four of its 27-total F-35 purchase are slated to arrive in Denmark beginning next year.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-procurement-process-begins-denmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/f-35-procurement-process-begins-denmark#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe North America Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:05:00 +0000 1718181 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Japan May Not Keep 2018 Timetable For Fighter Decision http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/japan-may-not-keep-2018-timetable-fighter-decision <div class="field-deck"> Tokyo’s timing for deciding on fighter development becomes uncertain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The defense ministry says it has not decided on deciding: should it put off considering whether to develop an indigenous combat aircraft? </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/japan-may-not-keep-2018-timetable-fighter-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/japan-may-not-keep-2018-timetable-fighter-decision#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1717291 at http://aviationweek.com Japanese Defense Ministry Russian Fighters Keep U.S. Pilots On Edge In Syria http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/russian-fighters-keep-us-pilots-edge-syria <div class="field-deck"> As ISIS territory shrinks, Russian fighters are increasingly testing the limits of U.S. forces </div> <div class="node-body article-body">F-22 Raptor pilots say Russian fighters frequently fly within striking distance of coalition ground troops.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/russian-fighters-keep-us-pilots-edge-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/russian-fighters-keep-us-pilots-edge-syria#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:05:00 +0000 1716881 at http://aviationweek.com Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride/U.S. Air Force Japan Refines Design For Indigenous Future Fighter http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-refines-design-indigenous-future-fighter <div class="field-deck"> A Japanese combat aircraft may have become more conventional </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The main change relative to the previous design appears to be a reduction in the span of the wing and, as a result, its aspect ratio, or slenderness.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-refines-design-indigenous-future-fighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-refines-design-indigenous-future-fighter#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1717361 at http://aviationweek.com Colin Thhrom/AW&ST U.S. Navy Seeks Up To 72 Tanker UAVs http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-seeks-72-tanker-uavs <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following the fielding of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, the U.S. Navy is about to begin development of the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-seeks-72-tanker-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-navy-seeks-72-tanker-uavs#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:05:00 +0000 1716921 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Wrapping Up Development Ahead Of Guam Ops http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/us-navy-s-mq-4c-wrapping-development-ahead-guam-ops <div class="field-deck"> Boeing P-8A Poseidon’s ‘tripwire’—MQ-4C Triton—prepped for U.S. Navy service from Guam </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The service’s wide-area maritime surveillance UAV, the MQ-4C, is about to undergo operational testing, as a forward operating base stands up on Guam. Photo: Northrop Grumman</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/us-navy-s-mq-4c-wrapping-development-ahead-guam-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/us-navy-s-mq-4c-wrapping-development-ahead-guam-ops#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1716161 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop Grumman