Multi-Mission Aircraft

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Sep 26, 2022
Brazil’s interest in the P-8A is driven by the need to find a replacement for an aging fleet of Lockheed P-3AM Orions now performing maritime patrol.
Sep 26, 2022
The C-390 Millennium is a truly remarkable aircraft, fast gaining a reputation for its reliability and performance in delivering vital aid, completing humanitarian missions and playing a key role in joint military exercises.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Sep 30, 2022
The French defense budget will rise to €43.9 billion, the sixth consecutive annual increase.
Sep 29, 2022
Croatia’s Ministry of the Interior has become the first European customer for the Subaru Bell 412EPX helicopter.
Sep 29, 2022
Swiss air ambulance operator Swiss Air Rescue-Rega has canceled an order for an advanced variant of Leonardo’s AW169 rotorcraft after the OEM declared it could not develop the aircraft to agreed specifications.
Sep 29, 2022
Czech helicopter crews have begun training flights on Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters in preparation for first deliveries in 2023.
Sep 29, 2022
The Spanish Defense Ministry has awarded local industry with contracts to investigate “possible evolutions of the challenges of national defense, the air domain, and will detail possible solutions to face them.”

Space

Sep 30, 2022
Russia and Belarus have finalized an agreement on joint development of a new Earth monitoring satellite that can enhance the nations’ mapping capabilities.
Sep 30, 2022
A joint U.S.-Australian space surveillance telescope—relocated from New Mexico to Australia to help avoid potential collisions and monitor asteroids—reached initial operational capability (IOC) on Sept. 30.
Sep 30, 2022
The U.S. Department of Defense has released a request for proposals for “Proliferated Low Earth Orbit Satellite-Based Services.”
Sep 30, 2022
Delays have slowed the gathering of experience that ArianeGroup needs for its proposed family of reusable launchers.
Sep 29, 2022
Three Russian cosmonauts descended safely to Earth aboard their Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft early Sept. 29, continuing an International Space Station (ISS) crew exchange process that has been extended due to Hurricane Ian’s threat to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

Missile Defense & Weapons

Sep 29, 2022
U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall says he is encouraged by recent test successes for Lockheed Martin’s Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon, despite having previously expressed concern about the program.
Sep 27, 2022
Two new-build Kongsberg and Raytheon National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) will arrive in Ukraine within the next two months.
Sep 27, 2022
The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a second yearly contract for early operational capability versions of the Precision Strike Missile. 
Sep 26, 2022
A bipartisan group of senators want the Pentagon to have more authority in managing industry production lines for critical munitions, with the aid to Ukraine highlighting potential shortages in the industrial base.
Sep 23, 2022
DARPA has awarded a $6.5 million contract to BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development group to develop novel filters that protect against radio and microwave jamming.

Sensors & Electronic Warfare

Sep 29, 2022
Elbit Systems confirmed that it has secured a contract with the Royal Thai Navy for its Hermes 900 uncrewed aerial system.
Sep 28, 2022
The demonstrations are a key step in Lockheed Martin's plans to develop private 5G ultra wideband communications technology for military applications. 
Sep 20, 2022
The upgrade will allow the AGS aircraft to detect and track vessels moving on the water's surface and identify noncooperative targets.
Sep 14, 2022
DARPA has announced its Steerable Optical Aperture Receivers program, an effort to identify promising new approaches to optical beam steering in miniature form for use in laser communications or LiDAR.
Sep 13, 2022
Elbit Systems says it has secured a contract for EW training through simulation with an air force in an unspecified Asia-Pacific nation.

Supply chain

Sep 29, 2022
The Spanish Defense Ministry has awarded local industry with contracts to investigate “possible evolutions of the challenges of national defense, the air domain, and will detail possible solutions to face them.”
Sep 13, 2022
Boeing is making a large bet on its ability to win future fighter programs to the tune of more than half a billion dollars for four state-of-the-art fabrication, production and assembly facilities that are purpose-built for combat aircraft.
Sep 13, 2022
The U.S. Air Force now offers the mobile ad-hoc networking technology to international partners with light attack aircraft.
Aug 09, 2022
International sales would depend on Seoul allowing the release and export of certain UAS technologies and capabilities.
Jul 20, 2022
The company provides defense and aerospace OEMs with the opportunity to avoid reliance on third-party microelectronics suppliers.

Budget, Policy & Operations

Sep 30, 2022
The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer says international allies should agree on standards for munitions production and contracting, which would allow for weapons to be produced in multiple places around the globe to diversify the industrial base and avoid potential shortages in critical times—like what is currently happening in Ukraine.
Sep 30, 2022
A baseline estimate released on Sept. 30 by the F-35 Joint Program Office proposes a sharp drop in new orders for the single-engine stealth fighter in production lots beyond Lot 17.
Sep 29, 2022
Senior U.S. Air Force leaders in recent days have weighed in on China’s advancements in its fighter force, criticizing Beijing’s technical prowess but offering some praise for its inventiveness ahead of the upcoming 20th National Congress and the Zhuhai air show.
Sep 29, 2022
The Spanish Defense Ministry has awarded local industry with contracts to investigate “possible evolutions of the challenges of national defense, the air domain, and will detail possible solutions to face them.”
Sep 29, 2022
The Osprey’s flight crew had made an emergency landing after the 15th confirmed case of a slipped slag clutch inside the tiltrotor's engine nacelle.