Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Germany Targets Defense Increases, Bigger Multinational Role http://aviationweek.com/defense/germany-targets-defense-increases-bigger-multinational-role <div class="node-body article-body">Germany hopes to lead from the front on foreign operations and multinational programs.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/germany-targets-defense-increases-bigger-multinational-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/germany-targets-defense-increases-bigger-multinational-role#comments Defense AWST-Defense31 Defense AWST Europe Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1489511 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST LRSO Keeps B-2 Relevant As Counterstealth Tech Improves http://aviationweek.com/defense/lrso-keeps-b-2-relevant-counterstealth-tech-improves <div class="node-body article-body">Modern anti-aircraft weapons being developed and fielded by U.S. foes will increasingly push the B-2 farther away from sensitive military targets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/lrso-keeps-b-2-relevant-counterstealth-tech-improves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/lrso-keeps-b-2-relevant-counterstealth-tech-improves#comments Defense AWST-Defense31 Defense AWST North America Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1488721 at http://aviationweek.com National Nuclear Security Administration Weak Falcon Sales Force Dassault To Reorganize Factories http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/weak-falcon-sales-force-dassault-reorganize-factories-0 <div class="node-body article-body">In light of mixed results, including disappointing sales of its Rafale fighter and a softening of the business aircraft market, Dassault is consolidating its workforce.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/weak-falcon-sales-force-dassault-reorganize-factories-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/weak-falcon-sales-force-dassault-reorganize-factories-0#comments Business Aviation Defense AWST-BusinessAviation31 Business Aviation AWST Europe Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1488601 at http://aviationweek.com Dassault Aviation/A. Fevrier Textron Partners With USAF For Scorpion Appraisal http://aviationweek.com/defense/textron-partners-usaf-scorpion-appraisal <div class="node-body article-body">The Textron AirLand Scorpion has become the test case for a new airworthiness initiative by the U.S. Air Force that could make non-program of record military aircraft more attractive to international buyers.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/textron-partners-usaf-scorpion-appraisal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/textron-partners-usaf-scorpion-appraisal#comments Defense AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:44:00 +0000 1488691 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Concept image of the Textron AirLand Scorpion armed with precision-guided weapons for light attack missions.</p> Textron Airland Turkish Defense Modernization Uncertain After Coup Attempt http://aviationweek.com/defense/turkish-defense-modernization-uncertain-after-coup-attempt <div class="node-body article-body">The July 15 coup revealed divisions and vulnerabilities in the Turkish state and its relationship with the armed forces.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/turkish-defense-modernization-uncertain-after-coup-attempt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/turkish-defense-modernization-uncertain-after-coup-attempt#comments Defense Defense AWST Europe Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1487801 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST Airship Carriers Could Extend Smaller UAS Capabilities http://aviationweek.com/technology/airship-carriers-could-extend-smaller-uas-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">Harking back to the U.S. Navy scout-carrying airships of the 1930s, SAIC and ArcZeon propose an airship carrier concept to extend the reach of small- and medium-size unmanned aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/airship-carriers-could-extend-smaller-uas-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/airship-carriers-could-extend-smaller-uas-capabilities#comments Defense Technology Airships AWST North America Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1487951 at http://aviationweek.com SAIC/ArcXeon Trump’s National Security Shakeup http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-s-national-security-shakeup <div class="node-body article-body">GOP candidate’s comments about NATO draw bipartisan rebukes | New window for reopening Ex-Im for business | Astronaut sidesteps Trump.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-s-national-security-shakeup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-s-national-security-shakeup#comments Washington Outlook Commercial Aviation Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST Europe North America Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1488071 at http://aviationweek.com JimWatson/AFP-GettyImages A-10 Warthog Replacement: U.S. Air Force Considers Two-Step Approach http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-warthog-replacement-us-air-force-considers-two-step-approach <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force is contemplating pursuing a low-end, light attack “OA-X” aircraft to augment the A-10 Warthog in a close-air support role, while simultaneously aiming for a more robust replacement, dubbed “A-X2,” down the line. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-warthog-replacement-us-air-force-considers-two-step-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-warthog-replacement-us-air-force-considers-two-step-approach#comments Defense AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:54:00 +0000 1487891 at http://aviationweek.com A-10s: USAF F-16 Overseas Order Potential Prompts Lockheed To Keep Line Warm http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-16-overseas-order-potential-prompts-lockheed-keep-line-warm <div class="node-body article-body">Facing an F-16 production gap next year but anticipating new international orders, company officials decide not to shut down the F-16 line in Fort Worth. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-16-overseas-order-potential-prompts-lockheed-keep-line-warm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-16-overseas-order-potential-prompts-lockheed-keep-line-warm#comments Defense Defense AWST Global Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1487451 at http://aviationweek.com Tumult In Turkey Puts F-35 At Risk http://aviationweek.com/defense/tumult-turkey-puts-f-35-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Although Lockheed Martin remains committed to selling 100 fighters to Turkey, analysts warn that turmoil in the Turkish military may limit Ankara's ability to buy defense equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/tumult-turkey-puts-f-35-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/tumult-turkey-puts-f-35-risk#comments Defense AW.com Defense Europe North America Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1487461 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST