Multi-Mission Aircraft

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Jan 17, 2023
A re-winging project completed during the past five years has extended the airworthiness of each of the C-138s by 33,000 flight hours.
Jan 16, 2023
While details of the agreement remain limited, the aircraft is likely to be based on KAI’s MC-X tactical transport aircraft concept.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Feb 06, 2023
The concept design appeared in a video released Jan. 31 on AVIC’s WeChat channel.
Feb 06, 2023
Pentagon and White House officials are sharing more details about the balloon as an effort continues to collect debris.
Feb 06, 2023
The AIR5349 Phase 6 Project aims to “ensure commonality” between Australia's EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft and the U.S. Navy’s Growler fleet.
Feb 04, 2023
The time-limit restriction now applies to the input quill assemblies inside the engine nacelles for the entire V-22 fleet.
Feb 04, 2023
Bell’s tandem-cockpit, single-main-rotor Invictus is competing for the FARA contest against Sikorsky’s Raider X.

Space

Feb 06, 2023
Starship is a two-stage, Mars-class transport system in development.
Feb 06, 2023
The company is developing Starlab, a privately run space station in low Earth orbit, planned for launch in 2028.
Feb 06, 2023
The 109-ft.-tall Vulcan booster and 38 1/2-ft. Centaur V upper stage arrived in Florida on Jan. 21.
Feb 06, 2023
Roscosmos said the DM-03 booster separated from the Proton’s third stage about 9 min. after launch.
Feb 06, 2023
China aims to set up an International Lunar Research Station on the Moon’s south pole sometime around 2028.

Missile Defense & Weapons

Feb 06, 2023
Pentagon and White House officials are sharing more details about the balloon as an effort continues to collect debris.
Feb 01, 2023
Bell Textron is developing military modification kits for its commercial helicopters, targeting nations with urgent security needs but limited defense budgets.
Jan 31, 2023
A program to develop, field and sustain 300 ballistic missiles with maneuverable reentry vehicles over a 20-year period would cost $13.4 million, CBO says.
Jan 31, 2023
France and Italy are jointly purchasing nearly 700 Aster surface-to-air missiles.
Jan 31, 2023
Defense against both North Korean and potentially Chinese ballistic missiles are among Seoul and Tokyo’s top defense priorities.

Sensors & Electronic Warfare

Feb 06, 2023
The AIR5349 Phase 6 Project aims to “ensure commonality” between Australia's EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft and the U.S. Navy’s Growler fleet.
Feb 03, 2023
A zigzagging Chinese high-altitude balloon roving across the U.S. recalls a history of lighter-than-air spy missions and highlights a new trend.
Feb 02, 2023
The program seeks to validate a cost-saving approach to fielding aircraft, with the Air Force’s proposed Collaborative Combat Aircraft as a potential recipient.
Feb 02, 2023
The F-35 now can use the Multi-Utilization Secure Tactical And Network Ground Station, a ground system that receives and relays data from an in-flight F-35.
Jan 31, 2023
The ALQ-254(V)1 Viper Shield completed an internal critical design review, the company announced on Jan. 30.

Supply chain

Feb 03, 2023
Japan has passed a bill enabling the government to take over certain production lines should a private supplier decide to withdraw from a military program.
Feb 01, 2023
The investment will support maintenance of the General Electric F414 engines that equip Sweden’s new Gripen E fighters and older F404 engines on its Gripen C/D.
Jan 27, 2023
Lockheed Martin Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in Machina Labs, a robotic sheet metal forming startup.
Jan 24, 2023
Raytheon Technologies will merge its two defense divisions under the Raytheon brand.
Jan 04, 2023
Part of the Kalyani Group, Bharat Forge claims a leading position as a large metallurgical design and engineering expertise shop in India.

Budget, Policy & Operations

Feb 07, 2023
Modi touted the milestone as another step toward his long-held goal of building India’s defense industry.
Feb 04, 2023
President Joe Biden gave the go-ahead to down the balloon once it crossed over land and to the Atlantic Ocean, limiting potential damage from debris.
Feb 04, 2023
The time-limit restriction now applies to the input quill assemblies inside the engine nacelles for the entire V-22 fleet.
Feb 03, 2023
Japan has passed a bill enabling the government to take over certain production lines should a private supplier decide to withdraw from a military program.
Feb 02, 2023
Spain is set to acquire additional Eurofighters and an unnamed fifth-generation fighter–likely the F-35–as part of a new program.