Combat Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en Industry Begins Work On Franco-German Fighter Project http://aviationweek.com/defense/industry-begins-work-franco-german-fighter-project <div class="node-body article-body">German concerns about defense exports could still rattle the FCAS project. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/industry-begins-work-franco-german-fighter-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/industry-begins-work-franco-german-fighter-project#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Europe Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1919951 at http://aviationweek.com French Defense Ministry How Iran Keeps Its Aging F-5 Fleet Alive http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-iran-keeps-its-aging-f-5-fleet-alive <div class="field-byline"> Babak Taghvaee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though cut off from the Western supply chain, Iran has upgraded the Northrop fighters it purchased in 1979. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-iran-keeps-its-aging-f-5-fleet-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-iran-keeps-its-aging-f-5-fleet-alive#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Middle East Fri, 08 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1918301 at http://aviationweek.com Kayvan Tavakkoli Lockheed Martin Could Make 400 Fighters In India, Exec Says http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/lockheed-martin-could-make-400-fighters-india-exec-says <div class="node-body article-body">Ahead of Aero India, Lockheed’s Vivek Lall discusses the merits of the company’s proposal to make F-16 fighters in India and sell MH-60 helicopters there.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/lockheed-martin-could-make-400-fighters-india-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/lockheed-martin-could-make-400-fighters-india-exec-says#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Fast Five Asia Pacific AWST North America Wed, 06 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1917321 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Will Russia Sanctions Cloud U.S. Bids For Indian Fighters? http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/will-russia-sanctions-cloud-us-bids-indian-fighters <div class="node-body article-body">India remains committed to purchasing Moscow’s S-400 anti-aircraft system. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/will-russia-sanctions-cloud-us-bids-indian-fighters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/will-russia-sanctions-cloud-us-bids-indian-fighters#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Aerospace in India Asia Pacific AWST Europe Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1915051 at http://aviationweek.com Sokolrus/Wikimedia Oldest F-35B Could Hit Service Life Limit In 2026 http://aviationweek.com/defense/oldest-f-35b-could-hit-service-life-limit-2026 <div class="node-body article-body">Structural defects mean the earliest F-35Bs delivered by Lockheed Martin could reach a service life limit by 2026 after 2,100 flight hours, according to the Pentagon’s director for weapons testing. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/oldest-f-35b-could-hit-service-life-limit-2026" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/oldest-f-35b-could-hit-service-life-limit-2026#comments Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Wed, 30 Jan 2019 22:43:00 +0000 1915211 at http://aviationweek.com F-35B: USMC Who Will Make India’s Next Fighter? http://aviationweek.com/defense/who-will-make-india-s-next-fighter <div class="node-body gallery-body">Six companies are vying for the opportunity to make 110 fighters for the Indian Air Force.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/who-will-make-india-s-next-fighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/who-will-make-india-s-next-fighter#comments Galleries Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1913131 at http://aviationweek.com Germany Balancing Alliances In Choosing Its Tornado Replacement http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/germany-balancing-alliances-choosing-its-tornado-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">A two-type fleet, while expensive, could balance the tension between European and transatlantic partners, says a German thinktank.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/germany-balancing-alliances-choosing-its-tornado-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/germany-balancing-alliances-choosing-its-tornado-replacement#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1912121 at http://aviationweek.com Falk Barwald/Luftwaffe How The U.S. Air Force Pulled An About-face On F-15 Production http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-us-air-force-pulled-about-face-f-15-production <div class="node-body article-body">A near-term capacity crunch and next-generation fighter costs conspired to force the Air Force to reconsider non-stealthy combat aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-us-air-force-pulled-about-face-f-15-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/how-us-air-force-pulled-about-face-f-15-production#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense U.S. Defense Budget Preview AWST Global Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1911641 at http://aviationweek.com Jim Hazeltine/High-G Productions Next-gen Combat Aircraft Development Gains Momentum http://aviationweek.com/defense/next-gen-combat-aircraft-development-gains-momentum <div class="node-body gallery-body">Development of the next generation of combat aircraft around the world is speeding up, aiming for fielding in the 2030s and beyond.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/next-gen-combat-aircraft-development-gains-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/next-gen-combat-aircraft-development-gains-momentum#comments Galleries Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1895041 at http://aviationweek.com Defense: Tanker And Transport Finalists — 2018 Photo Contest http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-tanker-and-transport-finalists-2018-photo-contest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photographers captured shots of military aircraft in at air shows and air bases. Some are in flight or static, framed by fireworks—either nature's or manmade. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-tanker-and-transport-finalists-2018-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-tanker-and-transport-finalists-2018-photo-contest#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1900361 at http://aviationweek.com