Podcast: Interview with U.S. Space Force Chief

By Jen DiMascio Dec 14, 2020
Gen. John Raymond, the chief of space operations, looks back at the first year of operations for the U.S. Space Force and ahead at what is to come…
Defense and Space

Podcast: Military Aircraft Opportunities in Europe

By Jen DiMascio Nov 27, 2020
In addition to a planned uptick in defense spending in the UK, nations across Europe are planning to overhaul their fighter fleets in the coming decade. 
Defense and Space

Podcast: Interview With Space Development Agency Director

By Jen DiMascio Nov 10, 2020
SDA director Derek Tournear joins Aviation Week editors on Check 6 to discuss how its system of space tracking and transport satellites will revolutionize the U.S. military and the challenges it will face along the way.
Air Dominance

Podcast: What’s Next for the U.S. Air Force’s Next Generation Air Dominance Program

By Jen DiMascio Sep 18, 2020
Aviation Week editors discuss the roots of the service’s Next Generation Air Dominance program, its use of digital engineering to speed development and some of the obstacles it may face in the future.
AFA Air Space and Cyber Conference

Podcast: The U.S. Hypersonics Program Matures

By Jen DiMascio Aug 25, 2020
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss new information learned about several U.S. hypersonic weapons efforts, including the revelation that the Air Force is studying intercontinental-range hypersonics that could be nuclear-armed and confirmation of the creation of a multimission platform with a multicycle engine that could be the path toward an SR-72 intelligence-gathering vehicle.
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