Military Trainers http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/42001/more en With Raytheon Out, Leonardo DRS Touts Lower-Cost T-100 http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-out-leonardo-drs-touts-lower-cost-t-100 <div class="node-body article-body">With Leonardo’s North American arm replacing Raytheon as prime, the T-100 bid for the U.S. Air Force’s coveted $16 billion T-X contract will come in at a lower price, according to a top company executive. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-out-leonardo-drs-touts-lower-cost-t-100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-out-leonardo-drs-touts-lower-cost-t-100#comments Military Trainers Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:33:00 +0000 1600051 at http://aviationweek.com T-100: Leonardo Textron Aviation Says Goodbye T-X, Hello OA-X http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/textron-aviation-says-goodbye-t-x-hello-oa-x <div class="node-body article-body">Textron Aviation has officially decided that it cannot compete for the U.S. Air Force’s $16 billion next-generation training aircraft program with the company’s Scorpion. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/textron-aviation-says-goodbye-t-x-hello-oa-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/textron-aviation-says-goodbye-t-x-hello-oa-x#comments Military Trainers AW.com Programs Top Story - Home North America Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:45:00 +0000 1596581 at http://aviationweek.com Despite some hope, it appears Textron had no aces up its sleeve for the U.S. Air Force's long-awaited T-X competition: Textron AirLand Aviation Week Rides in Lockheed’s T-50A Pilot Trainer http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/aviation-week-rides-lockheed-s-t-50a-pilot-trainer <div class="node-body video-body">Lockheed Martin took reporters on the ride of their lives in the T-50A, showing off the capabilities of the production-ready aircraft just weeks before proposals are due to the Air Force.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/aviation-week-rides-lockheed-s-t-50a-pilot-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/aviation-week-rides-lockheed-s-t-50a-pilot-trainer#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:33:00 +0000 1586121 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: T-X Is Lockheed’s To Lose, And Boeing’s To Win http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/opinion-t-x-lockheed-s-lose-and-boeing-s-win <div class="node-body article-body">For the Lockheed/Korea Aerospace Industries team, the advantage is in not having to bury any serious development costs in the bid price.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/opinion-t-x-lockheed-s-lose-and-boeing-s-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/opinion-t-x-lockheed-s-lose-and-boeing-s-win#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Up Front North America photograph Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1581081 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing (left) and Lockheed Martin T-X Twist: Leonardo Confirms T-100 Trainer Bid http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/t-x-twist-leonardo-confirms-t-100-trainer-bid <div class="node-body article-body">Leonardo has confirmed that it is still in the running for the U.S. Air Force’s $16.3 billion T-X trainer, offering an American-made M-346 Master.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/t-x-twist-leonardo-confirms-t-100-trainer-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/t-x-twist-leonardo-confirms-t-100-trainer-bid#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home Europe North America Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:04:00 +0000 1579111 at http://aviationweek.com T-100: Leonardo U.S. Air Force T-X Competition Narrows As Price Takes Precedence http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/us-air-force-t-x-competition-narrows-price-takes-precedence <div class="node-body gallery-body">What looked like a crowded playing field is now quickly evaporating, with competitors now whittled down to two confirmed bidders and two wild cards. Who has the inside track for this $16.3 billion opportunity?</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/us-air-force-t-x-competition-narrows-price-takes-precedence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/us-air-force-t-x-competition-narrows-price-takes-precedence#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Galleries Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1576551 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop, Raytheon Withdrawal Narrows T-X Playing Field http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/northrop-raytheon-withdrawal-narrows-t-x-playing-field <div class="field-deck"> Absent wild cards, the T-X competition narrows down to Lockheed T-50A versus Boeing BTX </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Northrop, Raytheon bow out of $16 billion trainer competition, leaving a distinct opening for Boeing and Lockheed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/northrop-raytheon-withdrawal-narrows-t-x-playing-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/northrop-raytheon-withdrawal-narrows-t-x-playing-field#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global North America Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1576581 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing A Global Glance At Trainer Outlooks http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/global-glance-trainer-outlooks <div class="field-deck"> A guide to recent purchases and known upcoming trainer programs across the world </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A thumbnail outline of most nation’s plans to replace their trainer aircraft in light of many current trainers approaching retirement.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/global-glance-trainer-outlooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/global-glance-trainer-outlooks#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Defense Military Trainers AWST Global Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1569201 at http://aviationweek.com Irkut Battle Begins For T-X Advanced Pilot Trainer http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/battle-begins-t-x-advanced-pilot-trainer <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Air Force kicks off its $16.3 billion T-X contest as gaps in fighter pilot training grow.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/battle-begins-t-x-advanced-pilot-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/battle-begins-t-x-advanced-pilot-trainer#comments Military Trainers Combat Aircraft Defense Defense AWST North America Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 1563071 at http://aviationweek.com T-X Trainer Contract: Big Prize In Crowded Global Market http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/t-x-trainer-contract-big-prize-crowded-global-market <div class="node-body gallery-body">The competition for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X requirement has drawn clean-sheet designs from Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada Corp., but the winner will enter a global trainer market that is already crowded. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/t-x-trainer-contract-big-prize-crowded-global-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers/t-x-trainer-contract-big-prize-crowded-global-market#comments Military Trainers Aerospace 2017 Combat Aircraft Galleries Defense Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1553321 at http://aviationweek.com