Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

May 20, 2024
As Europe faces multiple potential axes of attack, more European countries might need to reconsider their ground-based air defense plans.
May 17, 2024
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Apr 25, 2024
Aviation Week editors assess the recent performance of Israel’s air and missile defense umbrella and discuss new missile defense technology needed to address potential and evolving threats.
Apr 19, 2024
Cost is becoming an increasing challenge to missile defense systems, even as Israel’s success against Iran shows the value of the capability.
Apr 19, 2024
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
May 23, 2024
European missile manufacturer MBDA has been contracted to integrate its Marte-ER anti-ship missile onto the Romanian navy’s new Airbus H215M helicopters.
May 23, 2024
The UK RAF will need to seek weapons with ranges of up to 1,000 mi. if it is to keep ahead of “pacing threats,” a senior officer has suggested.
May 23, 2024
Japan has reportedly sent an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) official to the U.S. Navy to acquire knowledge on railgun development.
May 20, 2024
The U.S. Army is eyeing increased production of the Hellfire and Joint Air-to-Ground Missile, with a solicitation targeting a new manufacturing site for the missiles.
May 16, 2024
Project Ealing is able to detect, track and engage UAS threats up to 1 km (half a mile) away, and work is ongoing to boost its range, the UK MOD says.
May 16, 2024
BAE Systems has confirmed a months-old contract award to develop a new decoy system that is intended to replace the towed decoys flown on some Navy fighters.
May 15, 2024
British Royal Navy surface warships are to receive a land attack capability, UK Secretary of State for Defense Grant Shapps has declared.
May 13, 2024
Ninety organizations have won a place on the UK’s Hypersonic Technologies & Capability Development Framework as part of efforts to develop native hypersonics.