Latest news and analysis

Sep 25, 2020
Air travel reality bites Boeing’s future aerial mobility plans, UAE astronauts training with NASA and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense…
Sep 24, 2020
ISS maneuvers to avoid orbital debris, manufacturing system aims to help hardware startups move faster and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and…
Sep 23, 2020
UK mulling reduced wedgetail order, Walmart launches third drone delivery trial and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense news powered by…
Sep 22, 2020
House Democrats file continuing resolution bill, FAA unveils policy for drone type certification and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense…
Sep 18, 2020
The HH-60W Jolly Green II combat search-and-rescue helicopter has begun live-fire testing of its three primary weapons–the GAU-2, GAU-18 and GAU-21.
Sep 18, 2020
A standard timeline for awarding an MQ-9 contract after an acquisition decision was 380 days, or 12.5 months, but now the terms have been pre-negotiated.
Sep 18, 2020
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems debuted its MQ-9 Block 5 Ghost Reaper concept at the U.S. Air Force’s largest trade show, rebranding the counterinsurgency platform to fit the service’s vision for the Advanced Battle Management System.
Sep 18, 2020
Lockheed has established new testing and manufacturing facilities to support a notional plan to transition a self-defense laser pod to a tactical aircraft by 2025.