Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Threats That Keep Huntsville’s Rocket Scientists Employed http://aviationweek.com/defense/threats-keep-huntsville-s-rocket-scientists-employed <div class="node-body gallery-body">U.S. missile and rocket scientists at Huntsville, Alabama’s, “Rocket City” have their work cut out for them in meeting these latest threats.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/threats-keep-huntsville-s-rocket-scientists-employed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/threats-keep-huntsville-s-rocket-scientists-employed#comments Galleries Defense Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1501321 at http://aviationweek.com Industry Faces Paradox Of Wanting, Fearing Retirements http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-faces-paradox-wanting-fearing-retirements <div class="field-deck"> Quietly, industry looks for more aging workers to leave, just not all </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While industry retirements are of concern, so too is low attrition, especially as Silicon Valley muscles into A&D’s wheelhouse. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-faces-paradox-wanting-fearing-retirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-faces-paradox-wanting-fearing-retirements#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST-CommercialAviation35 AWST-Defense35 Workforce AWST chart Global Commercial Aviation Top Stories Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1501361 at http://aviationweek.com Weapons Tester Cites Further F-35 Challenges http://aviationweek.com/defense/weapons-tester-cites-further-f-35-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">In a memo sent to Defense Department leadership last week, the Pentagon’s top weapons tester cautioned the F-35 still has many obstacles to overcome before full warfighting capability.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/weapons-tester-cites-further-f-35-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/weapons-tester-cites-further-f-35-challenges#comments Defense AW.com North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:11:00 +0000 1501471 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be&nbsp;an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey. </span></p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/when-aviation-week-was-accused-treason#comments A Century of Aviation Week Scoops Defense Space From The Archives Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:27:00 +0000 1501351 at http://aviationweek.com Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Luftwaffe completed 1,000 flying hours Aug. 20 with Airbus A310 Multirole Tanker Transports (MRTTs) refueling coalition aircraft operating against the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:47:00 +0000 1500941 at http://aviationweek.com F-16s Go Dutch To Greet Olympians http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A pair of Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s welcomed the orange Boeing 777 bringing the Dutch Olympic team back home Aug. 23.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-16s-go-dutch-greet-olympians#comments Blog Defense Ares Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:30:00 +0000 1500931 at http://aviationweek.com Air Power in 1957: Full Color Portfolio http://aviationweek.com/defense/air-power-1957-full-color-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the Convair B-58 Hustler making its debut on the cover, Aviation Week published its 24<sup>th</sup> annual Air Power inventory in the Feb 25, 1957 issue. </p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/air-power-1957-full-color-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/air-power-1957-full-color-portfolio#comments Weapons And Airpower Defense Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:10:00 +0000 1500891 at http://aviationweek.com V-22: Unique Aircraft, Unique Problems http://aviationweek.com/defense/v-22-unique-aircraft-unique-problems <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Marines tout Osprey safety despite concerns over continued MV-22 mishaps </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly a decade of missions and operations have proven that the U.S. Marines’ MV-22 Osprey is a one-of-a-kind aircraft that provides unique flexibility in combat. But the tiltrotor continues to present complex operational challenges.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/v-22-unique-aircraft-unique-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/v-22-unique-aircraft-unique-problems#comments Defense AWST-Defense35 Defense AWST North America Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1500751 at http://aviationweek.com Michael Fabey/AW&ST Boeing Offers Sneak Peek Of Clean-Sheet T-X Design http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-offers-sneak-peek-clean-sheet-t-x-design <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing is the last of the four competing T-X prime contractors to show its hand, having only released pictures of the nose of its proposed aircraft until now.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-offers-sneak-peek-clean-sheet-t-x-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-offers-sneak-peek-clean-sheet-t-x-design#comments Defense AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:56:00 +0000 1500781 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles For Lithuania's Iron Wolves http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves <div class="node-body blog-body">Lithuania is acquiring 88 Boxer wheeled armored infantry fighting vehicles for its Iron Wolves Mechanized Infantry Brigade. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicles-lithuanias-iron-wolves#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:52:00 +0000 1500621 at http://aviationweek.com