Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en VE Day Flyover: World War 2 Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing http://aviationweek.com/blog/ve-day-flyover-world-war-2-plane-makes-unscheduled-landing <div class="node-body blog-body">A TBM-3 Avenger participating in last week’s VE Day 70th Anniversary flypast over Washington had to make an emergency landing at Reagan National Airport after a malfunction.</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/ve-day-flyover-world-war-2-plane-makes-unscheduled-landing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/ve-day-flyover-world-war-2-plane-makes-unscheduled-landing#comments Blog Ares Wed, 13 May 2015 14:52:00 +0000 1302551 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: China Coastal Catch http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-china-coastal-catch <div class="node-body blog-body">China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon.</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-china-coastal-catch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-china-coastal-catch#comments Defense Ares Tue, 12 May 2015 00:45:00 +0000 1301761 at http://aviationweek.com NATO Tigers Head For Turkey http://aviationweek.com/blog/nato-tigers-head-turkey <div class="node-body blog-body">The most eastern of the Tiger Meets yet, this year’s event from May 4-16 was unfortunately also one of the smallest with just seven of the 23 regular Tiger squadrons participating. </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/nato-tigers-head-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/nato-tigers-head-turkey#comments Military & Government Blog Konya Meet NATO Tiger Turkey Europe Ares Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000 1301541 at http://aviationweek.com Apache Helicopters Return To Skies Of Mali http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-helicopters-return-skies-mali <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Royal Netherlands Air Force Apaches are flying again following their grounding due to the <a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-down">crash of one of the attack helicopters in Mali March 17</a>, the Dutch Ministry of Defense announced May 8.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/05/uploads/2015/05/apache2.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px" /></p> <p><em>Dutch Ministry of Defense file photo</em></p> <p>A component&nbsp;of the Apache&#39;s operating system is being replaced following an initial investigation into the cause of the crash.</p></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-helicopters-return-skies-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/apache-helicopters-return-skies-mali#comments Weapons & Systems Ares Mon, 11 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 1301361 at http://aviationweek.com 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