Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en F-15 Eagle - JAS 39 Gripen Program Updates http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle-jas-39-gripen-program-updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP155_3.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP155_2.jpg" style="width: 480px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>F-15 Eagle</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle-jas-39-gripen-program-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-15-eagle-jas-39-gripen-program-updates#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225291 at http://aviationweek.com Israel Slows F-35 Procurement Plans http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-slows-f-35-procurement-plans <div class="field-byline"> Alon Ben David </div> <div class="field-deck"> Israeli committee rejects increase in F-35 buy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an unprecedented move, Israeli defense procurement panel rejects defense minister’s decision to buy 31 more F-35As.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-slows-f-35-procurement-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-slows-f-35-procurement-plans#comments Defense AWIN Defense Global Middle East North America Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1226451 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Israel expects to receive its first F-35 near the end of 2016.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> U.S. Air Force NATO Faces AWACS Fleet Shrinkage http://aviationweek.com/defense/nato-faces-awacs-fleet-shrinkage <div class="field-deck"> Funding shortfall is reducing key NATO surveillance fleet </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NATO might be calling on its members to raise their defense spending, but if the alliance’s airborne early warning program is anything to go by, that message maybe falling on deaf ears.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/nato-faces-awacs-fleet-shrinkage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/nato-faces-awacs-fleet-shrinkage#comments Defense AWIN Defense Europe Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1226461 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>NATO&rsquo;s E-3A fleet is on track to become smaller at a time of increased Russian aggression.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> NATO E-3A Force Live Action Remains Key Element In Air Force RPA Training http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training <div class="field-deck"> Air Force RPA school strikes ideal mix of live and virtual training </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Force’s training school for operators of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) sees surging demand for enrollment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/live-action-remains-key-element-air-force-rpa-training#comments Defense AWIN Simulation & Training North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225371 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Holloman AFB is the primary initial qualification base for MQ-9 Reaper (foreground) and MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> CAE China To Separate Engine Business From Avic http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/china-separate-engine-business-avic <div class="field-deck"> China will form an aero-engine organization independent of its airframe sector </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Upper ranks of the Chinese government have decided to split off the collection of factories and design institutes known as Avic Engine, say industry officials in China. The future of a separate subsidiary that is struggling to build a competitive civil turbofan, Avic Commercial Aircraft Engines (ACAE), is unconfirmed, but the unit must face a large risk of being folded into the mainstream aviation propulsion group, losing funding and priority. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/china-separate-engine-business-avic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/china-separate-engine-business-avic#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWIN Propulsion Reaching New Heights in Program Success Asia Pacific Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1226561 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The Y-20 is flying with an inefficient Russian engine. The Chinese replacement may be of a 1970s technology level.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Yan Siming/International Aviation Navy Pleased With First-Generation P-8A Pilots And Crew http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew <div class="field-deck"> Simulators upend training paradigm for the P-8A Poseidon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pilots learning to fly the P-8A Poseidon are spending a majority of their time in simulator-based training.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/navy-pleased-first-generation-p-8a-pilots-and-crew#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWIN Simulation & Training North America photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225391 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>U.S. Navy pilots are using simulators for 70% of P-8A Poseidon flight-training tasks, a major shift from 30% on the previous platform, the P-3 Orion.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> CAE A-10 Thunderbolt II - B-2 Spirit Program Updates http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii-b-2-spirit-program-updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP159_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP159.jpg" style="width: 480px; height: 313px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>A-10 Thunderbolt II</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii-b-2-spirit-program-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/10-thunderbolt-ii-b-2-spirit-program-updates#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225401 at http://aviationweek.com Students Take Researcher Role At USAF Test Pilot School http://aviationweek.com/technology/students-take-researcher-role-usaf-test-pilot-school <div class="field-deck"> Test pilot school builds on anti-collision concept work for upcoming integration evaluation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USAF Test Pilot School involves students in testing Auto ACAS collision avoidance system, providing benefits for all parties involved in the process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/students-take-researcher-role-usaf-test-pilot-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/students-take-researcher-role-usaf-test-pilot-school#comments Technology Defense AWIN Collision Avoidance North America Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1226891 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School&rsquo;s modified variable stability F-16D </strong><strong>will play</strong><strong> a key role in risk-reduction tests of the integrated collision avoidance system.&nbsp;</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> U.S. Air Force F-CK-1 - Tejas Light Combat Program Updates http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-ck-1-tejas-light-combat-program-updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP102_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP102.jpg" style="font-size: 13px; width: 480px; height: 360px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>AIDC (Aerospace Industrial Development Corp.) F-CK-1</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-ck-1-tejas-light-combat-program-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-ck-1-tejas-light-combat-program-updates#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225451 at http://aviationweek.com Korean Aerospace T-50 - Sukhoi Su-25 Program Updates http://aviationweek.com/defense/korean-aerospace-t-50-sukhoi-su-25-program-updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP37_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/11/AW_12_01_2014_MAP37.jpg" style="width: 480px; height: 360px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>Korea Aerospace Industries T/TA/FA-50</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/korean-aerospace-t-50-sukhoi-su-25-program-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/korean-aerospace-t-50-sukhoi-su-25-program-updates#comments Defense AWIN Military Aircraft Update Global photograph Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0000 1225841 at http://aviationweek.com