Washington Outlook http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8963/more en Can Defense Department Get Better At Buying? http://aviationweek.com/defense/can-defense-department-get-better-buying <div class="field-deck"> Senator upbraids Pentagon’s acquisition system </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Air Force secretary outlines several ways it is moving faster to aquire new technologies. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/can-defense-department-get-better-buying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/can-defense-department-get-better-buying#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Technology Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1724391 at http://aviationweek.com /site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/12/07/WRUP49_ChipSomodevilla-GettyImages.jpg Will China Win The Artificial Intelligence Race? http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-china-win-artificial-intelligence-race <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week’s Washington Outlook, ex-deputy defense secretary cautions on shorting computing research; costs up for Wfirst Telescope; terrorism a threat.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-china-win-artificial-intelligence-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-china-win-artificial-intelligence-race#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook Asia Pacific AWST Global North America Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:02:00 +0000 1719741 at http://aviationweek.com Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley/U.S. Defense Department Defense Spending Bill Would Add Money For Missile Defense, Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-spending-bill-would-add-money-missile-defense-aircraft <div class="field-deck"> Senate panel’s defense bill would add $1 billion for F-35s </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week’s Washington Outlook, a Senate chairman’s bill still has many hurdles to overcome and the Transportation Department brings an end to Eastern Air Lines.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-spending-bill-would-add-money-missile-defense-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/defense-spending-bill-would-add-money-missile-defense-aircraft#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1717381 at http://aviationweek.com Sgt. Neysa Huertas Quinones/U.S. Marine Corps Lawmakers Debate President’s First Nuclear Strike Authority http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-debate-president-s-first-nuclear-strike-authority <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts in nuclear policy caution that changes to limit the president's authority on ordering a first strike could disrupt the U.S.’s ability to deter attacks. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-debate-president-s-first-nuclear-strike-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-debate-president-s-first-nuclear-strike-authority#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook Asia Pacific AWST North America Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1715181 at http://aviationweek.com Office of Sen. Bob Corker Lawmakers Challenge U.S. Air Force Space Leadership http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-challenge-us-air-force-space-leadership <div class="field-deck"> Defense bill directs Air Force space shake-up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Washington Outlook: Defense policy legislation skips the creation of a corps, puts the deputy defense secretary in charge of space spending.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-challenge-us-air-force-space-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/lawmakers-challenge-us-air-force-space-leadership#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1710721 at http://aviationweek.com Is U.S. Nuclear Modernization Worth $1.2 Trillion? http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-nuclear-modernization-worth-12-trillion <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week’s Washington Outlook: The nuclear posture review will have to consider whether the Pentagon can afford the current plan to deter adversaries.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-nuclear-modernization-worth-12-trillion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-nuclear-modernization-worth-12-trillion#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense AW.com Washington Outlook North America Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1708161 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Energy Department Space Companies Seek Relief from Rules, Help With Debris http://aviationweek.com/space/space-companies-seek-relief-rules-help-debris <div class="field-deck"> Commercial space companies need the government—sometimes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Washington Outlook: Those preparing to broaden access to space want relief from broadband spectrum rules, an easier path to launches and help keeping low Earth orbit safe.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/space-companies-seek-relief-rules-help-debris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/space-companies-seek-relief-rules-help-debris#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:03:00 +0000 1705701 at http://aviationweek.com Win McNamee/Getty Images Renewing The Call To Increase Defense Spending http://aviationweek.com/defense/renewing-call-increase-defense-spending <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Washington think tank proposes repairing and replacing the military’s equipment; Defense Secretary James Mattis wants a new round of base closures; Santa Monica airport is free to shorten a runway.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/renewing-call-increase-defense-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/renewing-call-increase-defense-spending#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1702381 at http://aviationweek.com Congress Vs. Trump: Will U.S. Aid Ukraine? http://aviationweek.com/defense/congress-vs-trump-will-us-aid-ukraine <div class="field-deck"> Congress may ignore Trump proposal to cut aid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Washington Outlook: The Eastern European nation is rebuilding its industrial base, Pentagon acquisition chief will cede power to services, another spat about how open the skies should be, and a way to form national regulations for UAS.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/congress-vs-trump-will-us-aid-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/congress-vs-trump-will-us-aid-ukraine#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Washington Outlook AWST Europe North America Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1699481 at http://aviationweek.com Ukroboronprom Returning Astronauts To The Moon And More http://aviationweek.com/space/returning-astronauts-moon-and-more <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Washington Outlook: Vice President Pence directs National Space Council to look at human space exploration; regulatory changes for commercial space and a new security framework.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/returning-astronauts-moon-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/returning-astronauts-moon-and-more#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1695631 at http://aviationweek.com NASA