Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Procurement Problems Add To Germany’s Armed Forces Woes http://aviationweek.com/defense/procurement-problems-add-germany-s-armed-forces-woes <div class="field-deck"> Auditors lay bare Germany’s defense procurement, readiness issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">German military dealing with persistent readiness and procurement issues</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/procurement-problems-add-germany-s-armed-forces-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/procurement-problems-add-germany-s-armed-forces-woes#comments Defense AWIN Defense Global Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204321 at http://aviationweek.com Neuron Weapon-Drop Trials Set For Next Year http://aviationweek.com/defense/neuron-weapon-drop-trials-set-next-year <div class="field-deck"> Dassault chief says single FCAS variant key to future joint development </div> <div class="node-body article-body">France, U.K. agree to study new jointly developed UCAV platform</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/neuron-weapon-drop-trials-set-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/neuron-weapon-drop-trials-set-next-year#comments Defense AWIN Defense Global Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204331 at http://aviationweek.com Army Eyes Improvements For Apache Helo http://aviationweek.com/defense/army-eyes-improvements-apache-helo <div class="field-deck"> Attack helicopter is scheduled to receive improved communications and radar modes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fiscally challenged U.S. Army is enhancing the capabilities of its frontline attack helicopter—the AH-64D/E Apache </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/army-eyes-improvements-apache-helo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/army-eyes-improvements-apache-helo#comments Defense AWIN Defense North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204531 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>AH-64E pilots conduct landing-deck qualification trials on the USS Peleliu during the Rim of the Pacific exercise this summer.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> U.S. Navy Bell Helicopter Adds More Partners To Its U.S. Army Joint Multi Role Demo Roster http://aviationweek.com/defense/bell-helicopter-adds-more-partners-its-us-army-joint-multi-role-demo-roster <div class="node-body article-body">Bell Helicopter bulks up its tiltrotor team as it pursues the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi Role technology demonstrator </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/bell-helicopter-adds-more-partners-its-us-army-joint-multi-role-demo-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/bell-helicopter-adds-more-partners-its-us-army-joint-multi-role-demo-roster#comments Technology Defense AWIN Defense Global Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204551 at http://aviationweek.com Safety And Life Upgrades For USAF F-16s http://aviationweek.com/defense/safety-and-life-upgrades-usaf-f-16s <div class="field-deck"> USAF F-16 life extension gathers pace as collision avoidance upgrade enters service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Auto-collision avoidance enters service on U.S. Air Force F-16s as life-extension plan firms up </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/safety-and-life-upgrades-usaf-f-16s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/safety-and-life-upgrades-usaf-f-16s#comments Defense AWIN Defense North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204561 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The automatic ground collision avoidance system, which will also equip the F-35, is entering service first on F-16s based at Hill AFB, Utah.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> U.S. Air Force Sikorsky, Bell Tout Flying Characteristics Of JMR Rotorcraft Candidates http://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-bell-tout-flying-characteristics-jmr-rotorcraft-candidates <div class="field-deck"> Replacing U.S. Army medium helicopters is about more than speed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rotorcraft candidates for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi Role mission are concentrating on many “wow factor” characteristics above and beyond speed</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-bell-tout-flying-characteristics-jmr-rotorcraft-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-bell-tout-flying-characteristics-jmr-rotorcraft-candidates#comments Technology Leading Edge Defense Leading Edge North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1203711 at http://aviationweek.com Sikorsky Opinion: Government, University Commitments Keys To Aerospace Engineering http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-government-university-commitments-keys-aerospace-engineering <div class="field-deck"> Aerospace engineering enters its second century </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last month, Michigan celebrated the centennial of aeronautical engineering in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-government-university-commitments-keys-aerospace-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-government-university-commitments-keys-aerospace-engineering#comments Commercial Aviation Up Front Defense AWIN Up Front North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1203841 at http://aviationweek.com Face To Face: Dassault’s Trappier On Bizjet Focus http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/face-face-dassault-s-trappier-bizjet-focus <div class="node-body article-body">Dassault Aviation Chairman and CEO Eric Trappier talks to Aviation Week about the market, the company’s hefty R&D investments and why he is confident Dassault will gain ground on Gulfstream in China. Since since taking the top job in January 2013, he has focused intensely on the company’s business-jet dossier, which accounts for 70% of sales. The 5X and 8X mark Dassault’s expansion into the super-midsize and long-range markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/face-face-dassault-s-trappier-bizjet-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/face-face-dassault-s-trappier-bizjet-focus#comments Business Aviation Defense Face to Face Europe North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1203941 at http://aviationweek.com F135 Fix Still Not Firm http://aviationweek.com/defense/f135-fix-still-not-firm <div class="field-deck"> Pratt continues to explore options for a fix to F135 stator, polyimide rubbing problem </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft, fielded for training and operations around the country, continue to fly under a restricted envelope following a June 23 engine fire in an F-35A. The Pentagon has yet to announce a definitive path to dealing with the design problem on the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine that prevented the F-35 from making its international debut at the Royal International Air Tattoo and Farnborough air show in July.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f135-fix-still-not-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f135-fix-still-not-firm#comments Technology Defense AWIN Defense North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0000 1204041 at http://aviationweek.com USAF’s Secretive X-37B Lands Successfully http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-s-secretive-x-37b-lands-successfully <div class="node-body article-body">The end of the record-setting third Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-3) mission comes as the Air Force prepares its second X-37B for a return to space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-s-secretive-x-37b-lands-successfully" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-s-secretive-x-37b-lands-successfully#comments Defense Space Top Story - Home North America Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0000 1205291 at http://aviationweek.com USAF