Combat Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8669/more en UK Tranche 1 Typhoon Revamping Gets Others Interested In Model http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tranche-1-typhoon-revamping-gets-others-interested-model <div class="field-deck"> After years of focus on Tranches 2 and 3, early-model Typhoons may now get some upgrade attention </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is renewed focus on Tranche 1 Eurofighters as air forces look at how to keep them in service for the long-haul.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tranche-1-typhoon-revamping-gets-others-interested-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tranche-1-typhoon-revamping-gets-others-interested-model#comments Combat Aircraft Defense Combat Aircraft AWST Europe Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1545351 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST Fighter Sales Lend New Life to Boeing Production Lines http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/fighter-sales-lend-new-life-boeing-production-lines <div class="node-body article-body">The F-15 and F/A-18 production lines could extend into the early-2020s with fleet-size orders from Qatar and Kuwait.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/fighter-sales-lend-new-life-boeing-production-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/fighter-sales-lend-new-life-boeing-production-lines#comments Combat Aircraft Defense Combat Aircraft AWST North America Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1545251 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Pitches Advanced Super Hornet For India Fighter Deal http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/boeing-pitches-advanced-super-hornet-india-fighter-deal <div class="field-byline"> Shiv Aroor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company offers to make an advanced version of its Super Hornet in India for its air force and export customers.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/boeing-pitches-advanced-super-hornet-india-fighter-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/boeing-pitches-advanced-super-hornet-india-fighter-deal#comments Combat Aircraft Defense Combat Aircraft Asia Pacific AWST Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1545241 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Concept Duels In The Sky http://aviationweek.com/awin/duels-sky <div class="field-byline"> Bill Sweetman (Washington) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Europe's fighter builders face crucial decisions</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>The European fighter development community's views on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) have become more negative since 2005-06, and this is not, primarily, the result of marketing. The commentary expressed in offline meetings at conferences and shows is much more negative than on-the-record statements suggest. </p></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/duels-sky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/duels-sky#comments AWC AWIN AWIN: Defense AWC AWIN AWIN: Defense Combat Aircraft Defense France Global India Sweden Global photograph Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:00:00 +0000 238148 at http://aviationweek.com SAAB Sukhoi Bolsters Fighter Preeminence http://aviationweek.com/awin/sukhoi-bolsters-fighter-preeminence-0 <div class="field-byline"> Maxim Pyadushkin (Moscow ), Douglas Barrie (London) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Parallel production for Flanker and fifth-generation aircraft reinforce Sukhoi’s dominance of fighter sector</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>Russian fighter manufacturer Su­khoi plans a decade-long production overlap of its latest Flanker model with its fifth-generation fighter program for the Russian air force, apparently further undermining MiG’s ambitions for a next-generation fighter.</p> <p>Sukhoi management now says production of the Su-35 (Su-27 SM2) will run in parallel with that of the fifth-generation project, known as PAK FA, for around 10 years. This may well see the Su-35 remain in production until the middle of the 2020s, with the type becoming the long-term complement to the PAK FA.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/sukhoi-bolsters-fighter-preeminence-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/sukhoi-bolsters-fighter-preeminence-0#comments AWIN AWIN: Defense AWIN AWIN: Defense Combat Aircraft AWIN Europe photograph Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:00:00 +0000 345075 at http://aviationweek.com SUKHOI Murtha Predicts Budget Compromises http://aviationweek.com/awin/murtha-predicts-budget-compromises <div class="field-byline"> David A. Fulghum (Washington), John M. Doyle (Washington), Michael Bruno (Washington) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Battle for F-22 rages on Capitol Hill with House, Senate action</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>Washington is headed for a heated showdown on Capitol Hill over the Lockheed Martin-led F-22 Raptor after the House and a Senate defense committee tossed aside a veto threat from President Barack Obama last week over prolonging the program.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/murtha-predicts-budget-compromises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/murtha-predicts-budget-compromises#comments AWIN AWIN: Defense AWIN AWIN: Defense Combat Aircraft AWIN Global photograph Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:00:00 +0000 341658 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. AIR FORCE Northcom Chief Looking for Versatile Fighter Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/awin/northcom-chief-looking-versatile-fighter-aircraft <div class="field-byline"> John M. Doyle (Washington), Michael Bruno (Washington), David A. Fulghum (Washington) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Northcom , Congress seek best strategy for dealing with expected shortfall in fighter aircraft</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>So-called fighter gaps looming across the U.S. armed services are catching the attention of officials in Washington beyond just the battle over the F-22 Raptor.</p> <p>The head of U.S. Northern Command, the Defense Dept.’s combatant command responsible for North America, says he is looking for multirole aircraft to perform the varied missions required for protecting the homeland.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/northcom-chief-looking-versatile-fighter-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/northcom-chief-looking-versatile-fighter-aircraft#comments AWIN AWIN: Defense AWIN AWIN: Defense Combat Aircraft AWIN North America Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:00:00 +0000 341371 at http://aviationweek.com Key Study Pending on Future French Air Combat Capability http://aviationweek.com/awin/key-study-pending-future-french-air-combat-capability-0 <div class="field-byline"> Douglas Barrie (London) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Paris begins to ponder where to go beyond current UCAV demo work</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>France’s route to a future air combat capability will begin to be drawn up late this year or early in 2010, with the launch of a key study into how it plans to proceed in the development of an operational unmanned combat air vehicle.</p> <p>The work will pave the way for what happens beyond the present Neuron program, a multinational effort being led by Dassault, in determining the shape of the air force’s Future Combat Air System (FCAS). Sweden, Italy, Spain, Greece and Switzerland are all supporting the Neuron program.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/key-study-pending-future-french-air-combat-capability-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/key-study-pending-future-french-air-combat-capability-0#comments AWIN AWIN: Defense AWIN AWIN: Defense Combat Aircraft AWIN Europe illustration Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:00:00 +0000 340607 at http://aviationweek.com SAAB CONCEPT