Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en The Week In Aerospace And Defense http://aviationweek.com/week-in-aerospace-defense-27-31-July <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's top aerospace and defense news you need to know.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/week-in-aerospace-defense-27-31-July" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/week-in-aerospace-defense-27-31-July#comments Galleries Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology AW.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:24:00 +0000 1339091 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: If Ex-Im Bank Goes Away, So May Boeing Jobs http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-if-ex-im-bank-goes-away-so-may-boeing-jobs <div class="field-deck"> Why Congress’s puerile dithering threatens U.S. aerospace jobs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress leaves town for summer break without reauthorizing the Ex-Im bank as a fuming Boeing threatens to shift operations overseas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-if-ex-im-bank-goes-away-so-may-boeing-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-if-ex-im-bank-goes-away-so-may-boeing-jobs#comments Going Concerns Commercial Aviation Defense AWST AWST-Commercial30 AWST-Defense30 Going Concerns North America Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1339391 at http://aviationweek.com Gary Blakeley/iStock Photo Combat Lessons Prompt U.S. Navy To Consider New Growler Payload http://aviationweek.com/defense/combat-lessons-prompt-us-navy-consider-new-growler-payload <div class="node-body article-body">Post-Libya, the Royal Australian Air Force adds forward-looking infrared and air-to-air missiles. The U.S. Navy may follow suit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/combat-lessons-prompt-us-navy-consider-new-growler-payload" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/combat-lessons-prompt-us-navy-consider-new-growler-payload#comments Defense AWST AWST-Defense30 Defense North America Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1339361 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing GKN Targets Work On A350, F-35 With Fokker Buy http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/gkn-targets-work-a350-f-35-fokker-buy <div class="field-deck"> With Fokker buy, GKN positions itself on new platforms </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GKN hopes its purchase of Dutch aerostructures company Fokker will help it gain a foothold as a supplier to the aerospace giants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/gkn-targets-work-a350-f-35-fokker-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/gkn-targets-work-a350-f-35-fokker-buy#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST AWST-Commercial30 AWST-Defense30 Business Europe Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1339081 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST Boeing Prepares T-X For First Flight As Competition Intensifies http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-prepares-t-x-first-flight-competition-intensifies <div class="field-deck"> Four teams could be in the running </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and Saab are close to flying their new advanced trainer, but M-346 could be back in the race soon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-prepares-t-x-first-flight-competition-intensifies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-prepares-t-x-first-flight-competition-intensifies#comments Defense AW.com AWST-Defense30 Defense Global Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1338611 at http://aviationweek.com Alenia Aermacchi Defense Primes Will Reign Even With Technology Outreach http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-primes-will-reign-even-technology-outreach <div class="field-deck"> They don’t call it the military-industrial complex for nothing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pentagon may be looking toward Silicon Valley for cutting edge ideas, but it still needs the leadership and experience of its legacy primes, including in a new role guiding the new players.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-primes-will-reign-even-technology-outreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-primes-will-reign-even-technology-outreach#comments Defense AWST AWST-Defense30 Pentagon’s Tech Outreach North America Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1338601 at http://aviationweek.com New Pentagon Approach to Technology, R&D, Brings Culture Shock And Shrugs http://aviationweek.com/defense/new-pentagon-approach-technology-rd-brings-culture-shock-and-shrugs <div class="field-deck"> Technology, like the military, marches on. But can the two go in lockstep? Does it matter? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pentagon’s new approach to ignite and capture innovation and technology may be both meaningful and meaningless. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/new-pentagon-approach-technology-rd-brings-culture-shock-and-shrugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/new-pentagon-approach-technology-rd-brings-culture-shock-and-shrugs#comments Defense AWST AWST-Defense30 Pentagon’s Tech Outreach North America Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1338551 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Aggressive Politicking Threatens Australia’s Submarine Program http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-aggressive-politicking-threatens-australia-s-submarine-program <div class="field-deck"> Australia’s submarine project does not need added risk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some Australian politicians say they know the best answer for the country’s submarine needs. They don’t. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-aggressive-politicking-threatens-australia-s-submarine-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-aggressive-politicking-threatens-australia-s-submarine-program#comments Commander's Intent Defense AWST AWST-Defense30 Commander's Intent Asia Pacific Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1338451 at http://aviationweek.com Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Opinion: Electronic Warfare Must Get More Nimble http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-electronic-warfare-must-get-more-nimble <div class="field-byline"> Rich Sorelle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global competition is forcing the U.S. and allies to pursue smaller, more powerful electromagnetic weaponry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-electronic-warfare-must-get-more-nimble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-electronic-warfare-must-get-more-nimble#comments Editorial Defense AWST Viewpoint Global Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:56:00 +0000 1338651 at http://aviationweek.com Harris Electronic Systems First RAAF Growler Rolls Out At St. Louis http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-raaf-growler-rolls-out-st-louis <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing rolled out the first Royal Australian Air Force EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft July 29 at the company’s final assembly facility in St. Louis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-raaf-growler-rolls-out-st-louis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-raaf-growler-rolls-out-st-louis#comments Defense AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:01:00 +0000 1338491 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing