Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Photo Gallery: Navy League Conference Floor http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-gallery-navy-league-conference-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some photos that Aviation Week's Dan Katz took on the floor of the annual Navy League Conference.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-gallery-navy-league-conference-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-gallery-navy-league-conference-floor#comments Defense Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:12:00 +0000 1290191 at http://aviationweek.com ONR Lines Up Autonomous Technologies For Naval Operations http://aviationweek.com/technology/onr-lines-autonomous-technologies-naval-operations <div class="field-deck"> From overwhelming defenses to following submarines, autonomy could reshape naval ops </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Navy is working to ready long-endurance air vehicles to fly from warships, swarming small UAVs and long-duration unmanned undersea and surface vessels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/onr-lines-autonomous-technologies-naval-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/onr-lines-autonomous-technologies-naval-operations#comments Leading Edge Defense Technology AWST Leading Edge North America Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1289631 at http://aviationweek.com Darpa Concept Podcast: India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Surprise http://aviationweek.com/defense/podcast-india-s-medium-multi-role-combat-aircraft-surprise <div class="node-body video-body">India hit the reset button on stalled contract talks with Dassault, opting for a government-to-government sale of 36 Rafale fighters. Our editors discuss what the deal means for India, Dassault and future combat aircraft competitions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/podcast-india-s-medium-multi-role-combat-aircraft-surprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/podcast-india-s-medium-multi-role-combat-aircraft-surprise#comments Podcast Defense Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000 1289661 at http://aviationweek.com India May Scrap Order For 126 Dassault Combat Jets http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-may-scrap-order-126-dassault-combat-jets <div class="node-body article-body">Less than two days after India agreed to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in flyaway condition, India’s defense minister signals plan to abandon larger deal. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-may-scrap-order-126-dassault-combat-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/india-may-scrap-order-126-dassault-combat-jets#comments Defense AWST Defense Asia Pacific Europe Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1289371 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Pentagon’s Offset Strategy Needs A Big Idea http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-pentagon-s-offset-strategy-needs-big-idea <div class="node-body article-body">Robert Work: Impetus for new “offset strategy” is an urgent concern about “a steady erosion of our technological superiority that we have relied upon for so long in all our defense strategies.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-pentagon-s-offset-strategy-needs-big-idea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-pentagon-s-offset-strategy-needs-big-idea#comments Up Front Defense AWST Up Front North America Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1289361 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Sees Vast Market Potential For Defense Cooperation With New Delhi http://aviationweek.com/defense/airbus-sees-vast-market-potential-defense-cooperation-new-delhi <div class="node-body article-body">During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s April visit to Airbus’s French facilities, the company said it is prepared to boost co-production of civil and military equipment in India. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/airbus-sees-vast-market-potential-defense-cooperation-new-delhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/airbus-sees-vast-market-potential-defense-cooperation-new-delhi#comments Defense Defense Asia Pacific Europe Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1289351 at http://aviationweek.com Despite IOC, Questions Remain For F-35B Integration http://aviationweek.com/defense/despite-ioc-questions-remain-f-35b-integration <div class="field-deck"> Operational tests leading to F-35B’s summer debut may not feature all hardware </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With operational debut around the corner, Marine and Navy officials temper expectations of F-35B’s early capabilities</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/despite-ioc-questions-remain-f-35b-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/despite-ioc-questions-remain-f-35b-integration#comments Defense AWST Defense North America Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1289331 at http://aviationweek.com ULA CEO Outlines BE-4 Engine Reuse Economic Case http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-ceo-outlines-be-4-engine-reuse-economic-case <div class="node-body article-body">United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno says his choice of planning to reuse only the BE-4 engines – not the entire first stage – of the company’s new Vulcan rocket was driven purely by the economics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-ceo-outlines-be-4-engine-reuse-economic-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-ceo-outlines-be-4-engine-reuse-economic-case#comments Defense Space Programs Top Story - Home North America Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:08:00 +0000 1289531 at http://aviationweek.com Blue Origin ULA CEO Calls 2018 Availability Date For AR-1 Engine ‘Ridiculous’ http://aviationweek.com/defense/ula-ceo-calls-2018-availability-date-ar-1-engine-ridiculous <div class="node-body article-body">United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno says Aerojet Rocketdyne’s claim of delivering an AR-1 rocket engine capable of operating on the Atlas V or Vulcan vehicles by 2018 is “ridiculous.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/ula-ceo-calls-2018-availability-date-ar-1-engine-ridiculous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/ula-ceo-calls-2018-availability-date-ar-1-engine-ridiculous#comments Defense Space Programs Top Story - Home North America Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:18:00 +0000 1289301 at http://aviationweek.com Vulcan: ULA ULA Aims To Lower Launch Costs With Vulcan Rocket http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-aims-lower-launch-costs-vulcan-rocket <div class="node-body article-body">The company is striving to keep average cost of a new Vulcan rocket under $100 million as it preps for competition against SpaceX.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-aims-lower-launch-costs-vulcan-rocket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/ula-aims-lower-launch-costs-vulcan-rocket#comments Defense Space AWST Space North America Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1288561 at http://aviationweek.com ULA