Steve Trimble

Defense Editor

Washington, DC

Summary

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

Born in a U.S. Air Force family, he grew up on military bases around the world and came to Washington DC in 1997 to work for Army Times Publishing Co. as a journalist. Steve helped launch the Military.com portal in 2000, then joined the editorial team for Aviation Week’s web site in 2001. He reported on the Pentagon for Aerospace Daily in 2002 and 2003.

From September 2003 to September 2018, Steve covered defense and aviation issues and managed staff as the US bureau chief for Jane’s Defence Weekly and later FlightGlobal. He has covered aviation stories on six continents and won several multiple awards, including the 2017 Aerospace Media Awards honor for Best In-Depth Feature on the effort to revive Russia’s commercial aviation industry.

 

Articles

UK/U.S. Thresher Project Points To Britain’s New Hypersonic Push

By Steve Trimble Apr 01, 2020
The UK confirms a new hypersonic weapon project with the U.S. as the UK Defense Ministry moves to leverage decades of expertise.
Missile Defense & Weapons

New USAF Materials Hint At High-Altitude Role For B-21

By Steve Trimble Mar 27, 2020
The design of the Northrop Grumman B-21’s trailing edge has led to speculation about a high-altitude role for the secretive stealth bomber, and new U.S. Air Force statements appear to confirm that analysis. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

USMC Commandant Calls For Review Of F-35 Force Plan

By Steve Trimble Mar 27, 2020
The U.S. Marine Corps commandant has acknowledged uncertainty about a week-old decision to cap squadron strength for F-35s at 10 aircraft and plans to commission at least one independent study to examine the issue. 
Budget, Policy & Operations

 

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