Defense https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en U.S. Military Leaders Seek Open-Source Simulation https://aviationweek.com/budget-policy-operations/us-military-leaders-seek-open-source-simulation <div class="node-body article-body">Synthetic training environments should be founded on common terrain and threat databases, military leaders say.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/budget-policy-operations/us-military-leaders-seek-open-source-simulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/budget-policy-operations/us-military-leaders-seek-open-source-simulation#comments Budget, Policy & Operations Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense50 Defense AWST Global North America Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1971021 at https://aviationweek.com Bill Carey/AW&ST Aerospace & Defense Roundup: Dec, 10 https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-dec-10 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Harbour Air flies first electric commercial aircraft, agreements to establish a new U.S. Space Force, Japan's potential ¥30B spend on future fighters, missing KC-130 and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense news. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-dec-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-dec-10#comments Defense Space Wed, 11 Dec 2019 08:39:00 +0000 1971058 at https://aviationweek.com USMC Gets First CC-RAM-Upgraded Osprey https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usmc-gets-first-cc-ram-upgraded-osprey <div class="node-body article-body">Bell and Boeing have delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps the first of as many as 129 MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors to undergo the Common Configuration-Readiness and Modernization (CC-RAM) program. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usmc-gets-first-cc-ram-upgraded-osprey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usmc-gets-first-cc-ram-upgraded-osprey#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Programs AWIN North America Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:00:00 +0000 1971043 at https://aviationweek.com MV-22s: USMC Senior Considers Selling Aerostructures Business https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/senior-considers-selling-aerostructures-business <div class="node-body article-body">British manufacturer Senior is considering selling its aerostructures business, the company has confirmed.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/senior-considers-selling-aerostructures-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/senior-considers-selling-aerostructures-business#comments Supply Chain AWIN_Defense Business Defense Top Stories AWIN Europe Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:28:00 +0000 1971045 at https://aviationweek.com Lockheed Completes First PRSM Flight Test https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-completes-first-prsm-flight-test <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin on Dec. 10 completed the first flight test of the company’s candidate for the U.S. Army’s next long-range, ground-launched ballistic missile. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-completes-first-prsm-flight-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-completes-first-prsm-flight-test#comments Missile Defense AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Programs AWIN North America Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:14:00 +0000 1971044 at https://aviationweek.com House, Senate Conferees OK New U.S. Space Force https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/house-senate-conferees-ok-new-us-space-force <div class="node-body article-body">House and Senate fiscal 2020 defense authorization bill conferees have reached an agreement that includes establishing a new U.S. Space Force.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/house-senate-conferees-ok-new-us-space-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/house-senate-conferees-ok-new-us-space-force#comments Budget, Policy & Operations Space Exploration AWIN_Defense AWIN_Space Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy Space Top Stories AWIN North America Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:54:00 +0000 1971027 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. Capitol Upgraded Rafales Achieve French Air Force IOC https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgraded-rafales-achieve-french-air-force-ioc <div class="node-body article-body">The French Air Force has declared an initial operational capability (IOC) with the F3-R upgrade for the Dassault Rafale combat aircraft. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgraded-rafales-achieve-french-air-force-ioc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgraded-rafales-achieve-french-air-force-ioc#comments Combat Aircraft AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories AWIN Europe Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:18:00 +0000 1971025 at https://aviationweek.com Rafale: Dassault Chilean KC-130 Missing With 38 People On Board https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/chilean-kc-130-missing-38-people-board <div class="node-body article-body">Latin American air forces have intensified search efforts to locate the wreckage of a Chilean Air Force Lockheed KC-130 Hercules airlifter that was reported missing Dec. 9 during a flight to Antarctica. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/chilean-kc-130-missing-38-people-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/chilean-kc-130-missing-38-people-board#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:50:00 +0000 1971024 at https://aviationweek.com KC-130: USMC Japan May Spend ¥30B Or More On Future Fighter In 2020—Reports https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/japan-may-spend-30b-or-more-future-fighter-2020-reports <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese government may allocate at least ¥30 billion ($280 million) for programs related to the proposed Future Fighter in the coming fiscal year.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/japan-may-spend-30b-or-more-future-fighter-2020-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/japan-may-spend-30b-or-more-future-fighter-2020-reports#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Asia Pacific AWIN Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:42:00 +0000 1971022 at https://aviationweek.com Tempest concept: Bradley Perrett/AW&ST Activist Investor Leaves Rolls-Royce Board https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/activist-investor-leaves-rolls-royce-board <div class="node-body article-body">British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce said Bradley Singer, the COO of activist investor ValueAct Capital and Rolls-Royce’s largest shareholder, left the board of directors Dec. 9. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/activist-investor-leaves-rolls-royce-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/activist-investor-leaves-rolls-royce-board#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AWIN_Defense Business Defense Top Stories AWIN Europe Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:34:00 +0000 1971030 at https://aviationweek.com