Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en F-35B IOC Expected Soon, Awaits Marine Commandant’s OK http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35b-ioc-expected-soon-awaits-marine-commandant-s-ok <div class="node-body article-body">What remains is for Marine Corps Commandant Joseph Dunford to give the official nod for initial operational capability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35b-ioc-expected-soon-awaits-marine-commandant-s-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35b-ioc-expected-soon-awaits-marine-commandant-s-ok#comments Defense AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:29:00 +0000 1337801 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy In A Twist: The Black Art Of Vortices http://aviationweek.com/VortexControl <div class="node-body gallery-body">When a vortex shows the cloven hoof, the results can be dramatically undesirable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/VortexControl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/VortexControl#comments Galleries Defense Technology AW.com Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1336221 at http://aviationweek.com Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush <div class="node-body blog-body">The Indian Air Force has arrived in the U.K. to take part in Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow), a bilateral air and ground exercise which will see Indian Sukhoi Su-30s pitted against and working together with their Royal Air Force counterparts flying the Eurofighter Typhoon. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:10:00 +0000 1336801 at http://aviationweek.com Alenia Aermacchi Back In T-X Race Soon http://aviationweek.com/defense/alenia-aermacchi-back-t-x-race-soon <div class="node-body article-body">Alenia Aermacchi is in talks with a new U.S. partner for the Air Force’s T-X advanced trainer program, the company tells Aviation Week, and a deal should be announced “very soon.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/alenia-aermacchi-back-t-x-race-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/alenia-aermacchi-back-t-x-race-soon#comments Defense AW.com Programs Europe North America Defense Top Stories Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 1336811 at http://aviationweek.com Raytheon Adapts Missile Manufacture To Reduce Costs http://aviationweek.com/technology/raytheon-adapts-missile-manufacture-reduce-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Nontraditional suppliers and technologies help missile-manufacturer Raytheon trim cost of MALD-J air-launched decoy jammer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/raytheon-adapts-missile-manufacture-reduce-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/raytheon-adapts-missile-manufacture-reduce-costs#comments Defense Technology AWST Technology North America Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1336571 at http://aviationweek.com Raytheon Supplier Quality Control, Fuel System Integration Haunt KC-46 http://aviationweek.com/defense/supplier-quality-control-fuel-system-integration-haunt-kc-46 <div class="node-body article-body">Harkening to 787 problems, KC-46’s fuel system falls victim to faulty parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/supplier-quality-control-fuel-system-integration-haunt-kc-46" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/supplier-quality-control-fuel-system-integration-haunt-kc-46#comments Defense AWST Defense North America Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1336541 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing/John D. Parker Multiple Military Operations, Rafale Exports Strain French Air Force http://aviationweek.com/defense/multiple-military-operations-rafale-exports-strain-french-air-force <div class="node-body article-body">A sudden surge in demand for the combat jet has the French air force struggling to provide training and technical support to export customers while meeting overseas commitments</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/multiple-military-operations-rafale-exports-strain-french-air-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/multiple-military-operations-rafale-exports-strain-french-air-force#comments Defense AWST Defense Asia Pacific Europe Middle East photograph Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1336371 at http://aviationweek.com Francois Robineau/Dassault Aviation UH-X Win With 412 Secures FHI’s Helo Business http://aviationweek.com/defense/uh-x-win-412-secures-fhi-s-helo-business <div class="field-deck"> Japan opts for twin-engine Huey as its new utility helicopter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By choosing the Bell 412, license-built by FHI, Japan has gone for low cost and low risk. The main alternative was the advanced Airbus H160, which KHI could have helped build for global customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/uh-x-win-412-secures-fhi-s-helo-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/uh-x-win-412-secures-fhi-s-helo-business#comments Business Aviation Defense AWST Rotorcraft Asia Pacific illustration Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1336261 at http://aviationweek.com Bell Helicopter Concept Opinion: Former USAF Chief Says LRS-B Is Long Overdue http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-former-usaf-chief-says-lrs-b-long-overdue <div class="field-byline"> Michael Donley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Donley says that, given the potential for a protest, an extra dose of discipline is needed in selecting who will build the Air Force’s next-generation bomber.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-former-usaf-chief-says-lrs-b-long-overdue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-former-usaf-chief-says-lrs-b-long-overdue#comments Editorial Defense Viewpoint North America Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1335701 at http://aviationweek.com <p><em>Michael Donley served as 22nd secretary of the Air Force in 2008-13.</em></p> U.S. Air Force F-35A Out in Public at Last http://aviationweek.com/oshkosh-2015/f-35a-out-public-last <div class="node-body gallery-body">The U.S. Air Force’s latest and stealthiest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II, appears at its first-ever civilian air show, joined by the F-22 Raptor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/oshkosh-2015/f-35a-out-public-last" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/oshkosh-2015/f-35a-out-public-last#comments Oshkosh 2015 Defense Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:10:00 +0000 1336661 at http://aviationweek.com