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Nov 29, 2022
The UK Royal Air Force’s flight training pipeline is being stressed by queues of personnel waiting to reach the front line, industry officials involved in the U
Nov 29, 2022
BAE Systems has teamed with U.S. augmented reality training technology provider Red 6 to see if Red 6’s AR system can be fitted to the Hawk jet trainer to provide a further boost to its training capability.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Dec 05, 2022
The U.S. Army is going with Bell Textron for its future helicopter fleet.
Dec 05, 2022
The secret engine for the Northrop Grumman B-21 has sprouted many theories, which we investigate.
Dec 05, 2022
The changes to the aircraft allow them to be operated from the UK’s new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers.
Dec 05, 2022
Brunei is adding to its transport aircraft fleet, ordering an unspecified number of Airbus C295MW transport aircraft.
Dec 02, 2022
William B. Scott tells the story behind late senior engineering editor Michael A. Dornheim’s legendary overhead photo scoop at the rollout of the B-2 bomber.

Space

Dec 05, 2022
Sierra Space will provide its new-generation, low-cost solar power arrays for a constellation of low Earth orbit satellite buses.
Dec 05, 2022
NASA’s Artemis I Orion crew capsule carried out its second and final major maneuver for departing the Moon on Dec. 5.
Dec 03, 2022
The iROSA they installed was one of two delivered aboard SpaceX's 26th NASA-contracted resupply mission.
Dec 01, 2022
Successful execution of DRO departure burn is the first of two major maneuvers needed to place the uncrewed capsule on course toward a Pacific Ocean splashdown.
Dec 01, 2022
The 1 min. 45-sec. DRO departure maneuver is scheduled for Dec. 1 at 4:55 p.m. EST, followed by a 3 min. 27 sec. Earth return lunar flyby maneuver on Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. EST.

Missile Defense & Weapons

Dec 05, 2022
The U.S. Defense Department is working with the contractors who are building critical munitions for Ukraine to find sticking points in their supply chains.
Dec 02, 2022
Poland’s Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50PL light fighters will be equipped with Phantom Strike AESA radars and AIM-120 missiles and KGGB bombs.
Dec 01, 2022
The award marks the latest step to increase Ukraine’s air defenses, with the leaders of multiple nations pledging additional support.
Dec 01, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has confirmed the threat posed from long-range fires such as ballistic and cruise missiles.
Nov 30, 2022
MBDA’s Common Anti-Air Modular Missile-Extended Range is to move into production following Italy’s approval of the acquisition.

Sensors & Electronic Warfare

Dec 03, 2022
The generalized comments by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are in keeping with the tight security controls around the stealth bomber program.
Dec 02, 2022
DARPA has released the solicitation for conceptual designs of a new X-Plane that could operate without runways or launch and recovery infrastructure.
Nov 29, 2022
A second path has been launched to address the lack of a helmet-mounted displayon the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fleet.
Nov 29, 2022
The first of three Bombardier Global 6000 business jets that will be adapted to become signals intelligence platforms for the German Air Force has arrived in Ka
Nov 24, 2022
The UK-developed, drink can-size BriteCloud is designed to be dispensed like chaff and infrared decoys to lure away advanced surface-to-air missile threats.

Supply chain

Dec 05, 2022
The U.S. Defense Department is working with the contractors who are building critical munitions for Ukraine to find sticking points in their supply chains.
Dec 01, 2022
The new Office of Strategic Capital aims to help with the development of key technologies with new connections to funding.
Dec 01, 2022
But just days later Trappier appeared on French radio to say that the German-Spanish announcements had been premature.
Nov 30, 2022
First delivery of the Boeing E-7 Wedgetail airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft to the RAF has been pushed back 12 months.
Nov 24, 2022
In the first pictures published of the twin-engine TF-X since manufacturing began earlier this year, Turkish Aerospace appears to have completed most of the forward and rear fuselage with much of the main wing fitted to the aircraft.

Budget, Policy & Operations

Dec 05, 2022
The U.S. Navy will make big investments in advanced parts for upcoming Ford-class aircraft carriers in its 2024 budget request.
Dec 04, 2022
Sharing low-cost emitters with Ukrainian forces is one innovative way to help complicate the air picture for Russia.
Dec 03, 2022
Though the defense authorization bill could pass quickly, a corresponding spending bill faces a tougher process. 
Dec 02, 2022
Chinese and Russian air forces have conducted the first so-called landaways with their bomber forces.
Dec 01, 2022
The award marks the latest step to increase Ukraine’s air defenses, with the leaders of multiple nations pledging additional support.