Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Photo Contest Entries: Editor’s Picks - Selfies (And People And Animals) http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-selfies-and-people-and-animals <div class="node-body gallery-body">Each day for two weeks we are showcasing a selection of entries from our Annual Photo Contest. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-selfies-and-people-and-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-selfies-and-people-and-animals#comments Commercial Aviation Galleries Defense Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:09:00 +0000 1235401 at http://aviationweek.com JLENS Data To Finally See Operational Use for NORAD http://aviationweek.com/defense/jlens-data-finally-see-operational-use-norad <div class="node-body article-body">After a protracted development program, The U.S. Army is planning to finally deploy by year’s end the first of its new airships designed to aid in air and missile threat detection for the Northeastern U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/jlens-data-finally-see-operational-use-norad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/jlens-data-finally-see-operational-use-norad#comments Defense North America Defense Top Stories Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:14:00 +0000 1239461 at http://aviationweek.com Jlens: U.S. Army Netherlands Builds A Reaper Force http://aviationweek.com/defense/netherlands-builds-reaper-force <div class="field-deck"> The Netherlands faces the challenges of creating a military UAS unit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Netherlands makes long-term plans for UAS deployment, both for military and civil uses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/netherlands-builds-reaper-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/netherlands-builds-reaper-force#comments Defense AWIN Defense Europe Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1237921 at http://aviationweek.com Canada Backtracks On 2010 Fighter Claims http://aviationweek.com/defense/canada-backtracks-2010-fighter-claims <div class="node-body article-body">For the customer, the most important difference between new fighters is not whether they’re stealthy, but how long they’re expected to be around. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/canada-backtracks-2010-fighter-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/canada-backtracks-2010-fighter-claims#comments Defense AWIN Defense Global Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1238401 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Defense Companies Show Strong Growth In 2013 http://aviationweek.com/defense/russian-defense-companies-show-strong-growth-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">Sipri report on global arms sales shows Russia and emerging-market suppliers continuing to gain ground on companies in the U.S. and Western Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/russian-defense-companies-show-strong-growth-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/russian-defense-companies-show-strong-growth-2013#comments Defense Space AWIN Defense Europe Global Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1238451 at http://aviationweek.com Pentagon Plans Three Ambitious GMD ‘Firsts’ http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-plans-three-ambitious-gmd-firsts <div class="node-body article-body">An ICBM kill, salvo trials and first flight of a new Redesigned Kill Vehicle are in the test plan for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system during the next five years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-plans-three-ambitious-gmd-firsts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-plans-three-ambitious-gmd-firsts#comments Technology Defense AWIN Defense North America Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1238481 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: MDA USAF Tanker Platform Slated To Fly Before Year-End http://aviationweek.com/platforms-propulsion/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-fly-year-end <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing plans for its 767-2C, the platform for the U.S. Air Force's new KC-46 tanker, to make its debut by year-end—six months late.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/platforms-propulsion/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-fly-year-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/platforms-propulsion/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-fly-year-end#comments Platforms & Propulsion AWIN Defense North America Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:06:00 +0000 1238561 at http://aviationweek.com Guy Norris/AW&ST USAF Tanker Platform Slated For Year-end Debut http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-year-end-debut <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Boeing is planning for first flight of its 767-2C &ndash; upon which the U.S. Air Force&rsquo;s new KC-46 tanker will be based &ndash; by year&rsquo;s end, six months late.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-year-end-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-tanker-platform-slated-year-end-debut#comments Defense Programs North America Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:06:00 +0000 1236701 at http://aviationweek.com Guy Norris Photo Contest Entries: Editor’s Picks - Defense http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-defense <div class="node-body gallery-body">Each day over the next two weeks we are showcasing a selection of entries from our Annual Photo Contest. Check back tomorrow for more entries. Click through to our 2014 Photo Contest page to see the winning photographs, the photographers who took them, who the judges were and more galleries like this one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/photo-contest-entries-editor-s-picks-defense#comments Galleries Defense Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:26:00 +0000 1233701 at http://aviationweek.com Marines Propose Rapidly Mobile F-35 Operations http://aviationweek.com/defense/marines-propose-rapidly-mobile-f-35-operations <div class="field-deck"> Marines push shell-game plan for JSF survival </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Old-school Stovl: U.S. Marines’ plan for operating under fire looks a lot like the Royal Air Force’s Cold War doctrine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/marines-propose-rapidly-mobile-f-35-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/marines-propose-rapidly-mobile-f-35-operations#comments Defense Defense North America Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1229811 at http://aviationweek.com <p>An F-35B from Marine Fighter Attack Training Sqdn. 501 lands at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina, Sept. 4, in preparation for the stand-up of the Marines&rsquo; second operational JSF base.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> USMC Cpl. Sarah Cherry