Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en The Week In Technology, Jan. 21-26, 2019 http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-jan-21-26-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">X-59A cockpit; saltwater biofuel; flow-control wing; F-16s fly biofuel.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-jan-21-26-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-jan-21-26-2019#comments Future of Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Technology04 Technology AWST Global Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1909661 at http://aviationweek.com Royal Netherlands Air Force Pentagon Confirms China Will Have A New Tactical Bomber http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-confirms-china-will-have-new-tactical-bomber <div class="node-body article-body">A few details and the probable choice of engines suggest the aircraft will be conceptually like the retired U.S. F-111, but perhaps a lot bigger.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-confirms-china-will-have-new-tactical-bomber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-confirms-china-will-have-new-tactical-bomber#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com AWST-Defense04 Defense Asia Pacific Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1909371 at http://aviationweek.com Liu Gang and Chen Minglin/Chinese Defense Ministry Missile Defense Review Directs Numerous Studies http://aviationweek.com/defense/missile-defense-review-directs-numerous-studies <div class="field-byline"> Lee Hudson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MDA and U.S. Northern Command will present a plan to accelerate efforts enhancing missile defense tracking and discrimination sensors, including addressing advanced missile threats.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/missile-defense-review-directs-numerous-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/missile-defense-review-directs-numerous-studies#comments Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy North America Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:00:00 +0000 1909081 at http://aviationweek.com F-35: USAF The Week In Defense, Jan. 17-24, 2019 http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-jan-17-24-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s new standoff jamming aircraft plan; Raytheon wins F-18 radar work; study predicts 39% growth in combat aircraft; and Rafael bids for UAS company.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-jan-17-24-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-jan-17-24-2019#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1908511 at http://aviationweek.com Japan Air Self-Defense Force Trump Administration To Champion Space Sensors For Missile Defense http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-administration-champion-space-sensors-missile-defense <div class="node-body article-body">The first U.S. missile defense review in nine years will present the Space Sensor Layer as a necessary upgrade for U.S. forces to confront a growing array of hypersonic boost-glide and cruise missiles.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-administration-champion-space-sensors-missile-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-administration-champion-space-sensors-missile-defense#comments Defense Space AW.com Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy Space Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:30:00 +0000 1908601 at http://aviationweek.com MDA Intelligence Report Confirms Two Chinese Stealth Bombers http://aviationweek.com/defense/intelligence-report-confirms-two-chinese-stealth-bombers <div class="node-body article-body">A previously-confirmed Chinese strategic bomber and a newly acknowledged stealth “fighter-bomber” are both now under development, according to the Defense Intelligence Agency.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/intelligence-report-confirms-two-chinese-stealth-bombers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/intelligence-report-confirms-two-chinese-stealth-bombers#comments Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home Asia Pacific AWIN Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:12:00 +0000 1908131 at http://aviationweek.com F-35 and Typhoon Partner As RAF’s New Backbone http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-and-typhoon-partner-raf-s-new-backbone <div class="node-body article-body">With initial operational capability declared, Britain could deploy its F-35s overseas within the coming months.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-and-typhoon-partner-raf-s-new-backbone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35-and-typhoon-partner-raf-s-new-backbone#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Europe Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1907541 at http://aviationweek.com SAC Tim Laurence/Royal Air Force General Aviation: Cold War-era Warbirds—2018 Photo Contest http://aviationweek.com/defense/general-aviation-cold-war-era-warbirds-2018-photo-contest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vintage military aircraft are captured in flight around the world.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/general-aviation-cold-war-era-warbirds-2018-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/general-aviation-cold-war-era-warbirds-2018-photo-contest#comments Photo Contest Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1906851 at http://aviationweek.com Japan Details 2019-23 Defense Plan Costs http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-details-2019-23-defense-plan-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Nine Northrop Grumman E-2D airborne early warning aircraft that Japan plans to buy over the coming five fiscal years will cost an average of $242 million each.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-details-2019-23-defense-plan-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/japan-details-2019-23-defense-plan-costs#comments Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy Top Story - Home Asia Pacific Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:35:00 +0000 1907341 at http://aviationweek.com E-2D: U.S. Navy Defense: Trainer Aircraft—2018 Photo Contest http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/defense-trainer-aircraft-2018-photo-contest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Training jets from all over the world show off their stuff in this year's entries. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/defense-trainer-aircraft-2018-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/defense-trainer-aircraft-2018-photo-contest#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Photo Contest Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1906731 at http://aviationweek.com