Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en NavWeek: Ready, Willing and Abe http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ready-willing-and-abe <div class="node-body blog-body">Asia-Pacific watchers agree – there’s a lot riding on this week’s U.S. visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ready-willing-and-abe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ready-willing-and-abe#comments Defense Ares Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:17:00 +0000 1294681 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Ballistic Bombast http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ballistic-bombast <div class="node-body blog-body">China may be able to take out an American aircraft carrier with its feared DF-21 antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) without even taking a shot. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ballistic-bombast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-ballistic-bombast#comments Defense Asia Pacific North America Ares Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:12:00 +0000 1287641 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Chinese Fireworks http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-chinese-fireworks <div class="node-body blog-body">As the U.S. takes sharper aim at the Asia-Pacific, China has American military vulnerabilities more squarely in its sights, according to regional geopolitical and military experts. And China’s growing strength should give U.S. commanders pause, they say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-chinese-fireworks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-chinese-fireworks#comments Defense Ares Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:56:00 +0000 1282851 at http://aviationweek.com UAE’s Mysterious Airbase http://aviationweek.com/blog/uae-s-mysterious-airbase <div class="node-body blog-body">Airfields are blossoming in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, with Google Earth revealing a new facility in the desert near the country’s border with Oman and Saudi Arabia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/uae-s-mysterious-airbase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/uae-s-mysterious-airbase#comments Military & Government Blog Defense Air Force Airbase Airfield Arab Emirates Google Earth UAE United Middle East Ares Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:39:00 +0000 1283001 at http://aviationweek.com Operation Decisive Storm -- Air Power Over Yemen http://aviationweek.com/blog/operation-decisive-storm-air-power-over-yemen <div class="node-body blog-body">A Saudi-led coalition of Middle Eastern and African states has started a major air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen. We take a look at the air assets assembled for Operation Decisive Storm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/operation-decisive-storm-air-power-over-yemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/operation-decisive-storm-air-power-over-yemen#comments Platforms & Propulsion Weapons & Systems Defense Middle East Ares Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:46:00 +0000 1281941 at http://aviationweek.com Open Skies Over Benelux And Germany http://aviationweek.com/blog/open-skies-over-benelux-and-germany <div class="node-body blog-body">Cold War kids like me still remember the Open Skies treaty, the 1992 agreement by members of NATO and the then Warsaw Pact to allow observation flights over their territory as a confidence-building measure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/open-skies-over-benelux-and-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/open-skies-over-benelux-and-germany#comments Military & Government Defense Ares Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:03:00 +0000 1279391 at http://aviationweek.com Nigerian Air Force Gets More Alpha Jets http://aviationweek.com/blog/nigerian-air-force-gets-more-alpha-jets <div class="node-body blog-body">The Nigerian Air Force has acquired at least two Dornier Alpha Jets to add to its current fleet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/nigerian-air-force-gets-more-alpha-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/nigerian-air-force-gets-more-alpha-jets#comments Military & Government Africa photograph Ares Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:19:00 +0000 1279091 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Semper Why http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-semper-why <div class="node-body blog-body">As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question of the force’s relevance is again coming to the fore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-semper-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-semper-why#comments Defense Ares Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:13:00 +0000 1278261 at http://aviationweek.com Germany To Boost Defense Spending http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-boost-defense-spending <div class="node-body blog-body">Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-boost-defense-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/germany-boost-defense-spending#comments Defense Europe Ares Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:25:00 +0000 1277161 at http://aviationweek.com Apache Down http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-down <div class="node-body blog-body">A Royal Netherlands Air Force Apache crashed during a firing exercise in Mali March 17, killing both crew members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-down#comments Military & Government Defense Ares Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:18:00 +0000 1275941 at http://aviationweek.com