Combat Aircraft https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39731/more en A Look At What Flies On U.S. Navy Carriers https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/look-what-flies-us-navy-carriers <div class="node-body gallery-body">U.S. Navy carrier air wings sport a mix of combat aircraft. Here is a look at some of the Navy's current fleet.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/look-what-flies-us-navy-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/look-what-flies-us-navy-carriers#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1954921 at https://aviationweek.com Hawk Assembly Helps Bolster Saudi Aerospace Ambitions https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/hawk-assembly-helps-bolster-saudi-aerospace-ambitions <div class="node-body article-body">Around 25 Saudi companies and suppliers are involved in BAE’s in-kingdom Final Assembly for the Hawk.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/hawk-assembly-helps-bolster-saudi-aerospace-ambitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/hawk-assembly-helps-bolster-saudi-aerospace-ambitions#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Middle East Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1954441 at https://aviationweek.com BAE Systems/Chris Ryding MBDA Takes A Family Approach For British Miniature Standoff Missile https://aviationweek.com/defense/mbda-takes-family-approach-british-miniature-standoff-missile <div class="node-body article-body">The Spear 3 engineering team has been challenged by the environment and volume of the F-35’s weapons bay. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/mbda-takes-family-approach-british-miniature-standoff-missile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/mbda-takes-family-approach-british-miniature-standoff-missile#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1952541 at https://aviationweek.com MBDA Concept Switzerland’s Alpine Fighter Assessments Begin https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/switzerland-s-alpine-fighter-assessments-begin <div class="node-body article-body">Ground and flight tests will pit aircraft and sensors against Swiss requirements for a Hornet and Tiger replacement. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/switzerland-s-alpine-fighter-assessments-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/switzerland-s-alpine-fighter-assessments-begin#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1949241 at https://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne/AW&ST UK Tempest Next-Gen Fighter Program Draws Notice Of Potential Partners https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tempest-next-gen-fighter-program-draws-notice-potential-partners <div class="node-body article-body">Government and industry see the Tempest as a way of reigniting national interest in high-tech engineering.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tempest-next-gen-fighter-program-draws-notice-potential-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/uk-tempest-next-gen-fighter-program-draws-notice-potential-partners#comments Future of Aerospace Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Europe Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1947821 at https://aviationweek.com BAE Systems Concept Singapore Looks To 2030s As It Plans Fleet Renewals https://aviationweek.com/defense/singapore-looks-2030s-it-plans-fleet-renewals <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore is updating its F-16s to an advanced standard, but they will be out of service within a decade.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/singapore-looks-2030s-it-plans-fleet-renewals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/singapore-looks-2030s-it-plans-fleet-renewals#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1935681 at https://aviationweek.com Sgt. Rob Hack/Commonwealth of Australia Boeing’s Australian Wingman Could Counter China’s Growing Combat Reach https://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-s-australian-wingman-could-counter-china-s-growing-combat-reach <div class="node-body article-body">The Airpower Teaming System is a fighter-like unmanned aircraft specifically designed to be exportable globally.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-s-australian-wingman-could-counter-china-s-growing-combat-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-s-australian-wingman-could-counter-china-s-growing-combat-reach#comments Future of Aerospace Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST North America Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1935401 at https://aviationweek.com Boeing Concept Australian F-35 Operations: So Far, So Good https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/australian-f-35-operations-so-far-so-good <div class="node-body article-body">The RAAF’s combat aircraft commander expected trouble in making F-35s operational. He has been pleasantly surprised.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/australian-f-35-operations-so-far-so-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/australian-f-35-operations-so-far-so-good#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1929751 at https://aviationweek.com Commonwealth of Australia USAF Acquisition Head Urges Radical Shift For Next-Gen Fighter Program https://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-acquisition-head-urges-radical-shift-next-gen-fighter-program <div class="node-body article-body">The concept would allow Air Force leaders to hedge against the risk of future technology breakthroughs and surprise enemies with unexpected new capabilities.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-acquisition-head-urges-radical-shift-next-gen-fighter-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-acquisition-head-urges-radical-shift-next-gen-fighter-program#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Defense AW.com Defense North America Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1929781 at https://aviationweek.com Boeing India Proposes Expanded Tejas Derivative https://aviationweek.com/defense/india-proposes-expanded-tejas-derivative <div class="node-body article-body">Much as Saab created an enlarged Gripen, India’s defense technology agency wants to lengthen the HAL Tejas and give it the F414 engine.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/india-proposes-expanded-tejas-derivative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/india-proposes-expanded-tejas-derivative#comments Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1927301 at https://aviationweek.com Michael Jerdev