Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en F-15 Eagle http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP155_1.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/uploads/2014/12/aw12012014map155.jpg" style="width: 480px; height: 307px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>F-15 Eagle</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update (F-15 Eagle - JAS 39 Gripen) Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225291 at http://aviationweek.com Live Action Remains Key Element In Air Force RPA Training http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training <div class="field-deck"> Air Force RPA school strikes ideal mix of live and virtual training </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Force’s training school for operators of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) sees surging demand for enrollment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training#comments Defense AWIN Simulation & Training North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225371 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Holloman AFB is the primary initial qualification base for MQ-9 Reaper (foreground) and MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> CAE Navy Pleased With First-Generation P-8A Pilots And Crew http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew <div class="field-deck"> Simulators upend training paradigm for the P-8A Poseidon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pilots learning to fly the P-8A Poseidon are spending a majority of their time in simulator-based training.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWIN Simulation & Training North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225391 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>U.S. Navy pilots are using simulators for 70% of P-8A Poseidon flight-training tasks, a major shift from 30% on the previous platform, the P-3 Orion.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> CAE A-10 Thunderbolt II http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div> <div> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <div> <span style="font-size: 13px;">A version of this article appears in the December 1/8 issue of Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology.</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update (A-10 Thunderbolt II - B-2 Spirit) Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225401 at http://aviationweek.com AIDC (Aerospace Industrial Development Corp.) F-CK-1 http://aviationweek.com/defense/aidc-aerospace-industrial-development-corp-f-ck-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>AIDC (Aerospace Industrial Development Corp.) F-CK-1</strong></p> <p>The F-CK-1&mdash;also called the Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF)&mdash;is a light supersonic combat aircraft developed in the 1980s by Taiwan&rsquo;s state-owned aerospace company AIDC. Powered by two Honeywell/ITEC F125-100 afterburning turbofans, the F-CK-1A/B entered service in 1994. Including prototypes, 134 aircraft were completed by the time production stopped in 1999. Upgrade of an initial 71 aircraft to F-CK-1C/D standard was completed in 2013.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/aidc-aerospace-industrial-development-corp-f-ck-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/aidc-aerospace-industrial-development-corp-f-ck-1#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update (AIDC Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. F-CK-1 - Hindustan Aeronautics Tejas Light Combat Aircraft) Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225451 at http://aviationweek.com Korea Aerospace Industries T/TA/FA-50 http://aviationweek.com/defense/korea-aerospace-industries-ttafa-50 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP37_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP37.jpg" style="width: 480px; height: 360px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>Korea Aerospace Industries T/TA/FA-50</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/korea-aerospace-industries-ttafa-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/korea-aerospace-industries-ttafa-50#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update (Korea Aerospace Industries T/TA/FA-50 - Sukhoi Su-25) Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225841 at http://aviationweek.com Auto ACAS Moves To Next Development Stage http://aviationweek.com/technology/auto-acas-moves-next-development-stage <div class="field-deck"> Collision avoidance tests pave the way for combined air-ground fighter protection system </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Air Force completes air collision prevention tests as prelude to development of fully integrated safety system for fighter aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/auto-acas-moves-next-development-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/auto-acas-moves-next-development-stage#comments Technology Defense AWIN Collision Avoidance North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1224511 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Following evaluation of both air and ground collision systems, F-16s of the U.S. Air Force&rsquo;s 416th flight-test squadron will be used for integrated collision avoidance system tests in 2016.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Christian Turner/U.S. Air Force Opinion: China’s Radar and Missile Work Means More Than Fighters http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-china-s-radar-and-missile-work-means-more-fighters <div class="field-deck"> China’s defense plans are not aircraft-centric </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Everyone pays attention to China’s new fighters, but the most important developments may be closer to the ground. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-china-s-radar-and-missile-work-means-more-fighters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-china-s-radar-and-missile-work-means-more-fighters#comments Defense AWIN Commander's Intent Global Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225911 at http://aviationweek.com Bill Sweetman/AW&ST Military Simulation And Training Market Pursues The Next Big Thing: LVC http://aviationweek.com/defense/military-simulation-and-training-market-pursues-next-big-thing-lvc <div class="field-deck"> LVC to yield next big leap in synthetic training value </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The market for military simulators and virtual training will continue to flourish over the next two decades. Senior Editor for Avionics and Safety John Croft examines how LVC-simulation technology may answer this demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/military-simulation-and-training-market-pursues-next-big-thing-lvc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/military-simulation-and-training-market-pursues-next-big-thing-lvc#comments Defense AWIN Simulation & Training North America Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1224541 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>KC-135 tanker pilots and boom operators in separate simulators can perform refueling training in a synthetic environment.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> CAE Conducting Collision Avoidance Testing Without Colliding http://aviationweek.com/technology/conducting-collision-avoidance-testing-without-colliding <div class="field-deck"> Collision-avoidance-system evaluation challenges test team but generates few false alarms </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Testing USAF’s new fighter collision avoidance poses challenges in preventing mishaps during the test-flight evaluation process</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/conducting-collision-avoidance-testing-without-colliding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/conducting-collision-avoidance-testing-without-colliding#comments Technology Defense AWIN Collision Avoidance North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1224551 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Skull 2, the &ldquo;target&rdquo; F-16C, taxies out while our &ldquo;shooter&rdquo; aircraft, Skull 1, prepares to follow.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Tom Reynolds/U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin