Combat Aircraft https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en German VLO Demonstrator Tests Tech For Manned And Unmanned Platforms https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-vlo-demonstrator-tests-tech-manned-and-unmanned-platforms <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s diamond shaped LO demonstrator could be the jewel that shapes a future combat aircraft. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-vlo-demonstrator-tests-tech-manned-and-unmanned-platforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-vlo-demonstrator-tests-tech-manned-and-unmanned-platforms#comments Future of Aerospace Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1969462 at https://aviationweek.com Airbus German Navy Plots An Aviation Transformation Path https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-navy-plots-aviation-transformation-path <div class="node-body article-body">With navy orders, Germany could have the largest fleet of NH90 helicopters of all the operating nations.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-navy-plots-aviation-transformation-path" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/german-navy-plots-aviation-transformation-path#comments Vertical Flight Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1969143 at https://aviationweek.com Patrick Heinz/Airbus Helicopters First F-35 Sale To UAE Could Still Be Years Away https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/first-f-35-sale-uae-could-still-be-years-away <div class="node-body article-body">Ten years after calling for a fifth-generation fighter, the UAE appears no closer to acquiring the F-35.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/first-f-35-sale-uae-could-still-be-years-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/first-f-35-sale-uae-could-still-be-years-away#comments Dubai Air Show Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Dubai Airshow Preview Global North America Wed, 30 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1969035 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. AIr Force USAF’s Future Fighter Plan May Limit Growth, Study Says https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/usaf-s-future-fighter-plan-may-limit-growth-study-says <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force’s plan for acquiring future fighter aircraft may crimp the service’s ability to grow in the future, a study of the USAF’s force structure plans indicates. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/usaf-s-future-fighter-plan-may-limit-growth-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/usaf-s-future-fighter-plan-may-limit-growth-study-says#comments Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy North America Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:59:00 +0000 1968993 at https://aviationweek.com B-2: USAF USAF Sees Five-Year Window To Invent A New Fighter Aircraft Industry https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-sees-five-year-window-invent-new-fighter-aircraft-industry <div class="node-body article-body">How the U.S. Air Force plans to build new combat aircraft like Apple makes the iPhone.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-sees-five-year-window-invent-new-fighter-aircraft-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-sees-five-year-window-invent-new-fighter-aircraft-industry#comments Missile Defense Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Global North America Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1968917 at https://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin KAI Begins Building KF-X Prototype For 2022 Flight https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/kai-begins-building-kf-x-prototype-2022-flight <div class="node-body article-body">The KF-X has cleared its critical design review. A radar technology demonstrator has flown.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/kai-begins-building-kf-x-prototype-2022-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/kai-begins-building-kf-x-prototype-2022-flight#comments Asia Aerospace & Defense Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Asia Pacific Fri, 25 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1968785 at https://aviationweek.com Bradley Perrett/AW&ST Opinion: Why Finland Should Pay Close Attention To U.S. Fighter Bids https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-why-finland-should-pay-close-attention-us-fighter-bids <div class="field-byline"> Christopher Kojm </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the Nordic nation considers a replacement for its existing fighter squadrons, partnership with the U.S. offers more than a capable platform.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-why-finland-should-pay-close-attention-us-fighter-bids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/opinion-why-finland-should-pay-close-attention-us-fighter-bids#comments Editorial Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Viewpoint Europe Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1967521 at https://aviationweek.com Finnish Air Force British F-35s Head For Carrier Operational Testing https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-head-carrier-operational-testing <div class="node-body article-body">The UK is considering how to integrate more autonomous systems into carriers to increase combat radius and lethality.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-head-carrier-operational-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/british-f-35s-head-carrier-operational-testing#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1967523 at https://aviationweek.com Dane Wiedmann/Lockheed Martin U.S. Air Force Faces Next-Generation Engine Funding Crisis https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-faces-next-generation-engine-funding-crisis <div class="node-body article-body">Senate appropriators demand Air Force transition plan for adaptive engine technology.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-faces-next-generation-engine-funding-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-faces-next-generation-engine-funding-crisis#comments Future of Aerospace Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global North America Tue, 24 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1967094 at https://aviationweek.com GE Aviation NGAD Program Redirected To Promote Digital Industrial Revolution https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/ngad-program-redirected-promote-digital-industrial-revolution <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force’s premier fighter development program calls for disrupting the aerospace business models.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/ngad-program-redirected-promote-digital-industrial-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/ngad-program-redirected-promote-digital-industrial-revolution#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense illustration North America photograph Mon, 23 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1966986 at https://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin