Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en An Airbus Helicopters H160 Timeline http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-helicopters-h160-timeline <div class="node-body article-body">Successor to the AS365 Dauphin has been decades in the making.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-helicopters-h160-timeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-helicopters-h160-timeline#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Commercial Aviation Global Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1268931 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Removes Veil From H160 Project http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-removes-veil-h160-project <div class="node-body article-body">The X4, now called the H160, is Airbus Helicopters’ €1 billion gamble to retake a market long monopolized by AgustaWestland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-removes-veil-h160-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-removes-veil-h160-project#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Commercial Aviation Global Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1268911 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters Closer Look At Airbus H160/X4 Technologies http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/closer-look-airbus-h160x4-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The sleek design of the Airbus Helicopters H160 is supposed to represent a major change in direction for the company, with new development processes and production techniques. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/closer-look-airbus-h160x4-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/closer-look-airbus-h160x4-technologies#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Commercial Aviation Global Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1268821 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Weather Satellite Explodes After Thermal Spike http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-weather-satellite-explodes-after-thermal-spike <div class="node-body article-body">Six DMSP satellites are now left to provide the weather data needed for the military.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-weather-satellite-explodes-after-thermal-spike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-weather-satellite-explodes-after-thermal-spike#comments Defense Space Programs Top Story - Home North America Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:48:00 +0000 1268831 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Running With the Pac http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-running-pac <div class="node-body blog-body">The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-running-pac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-running-pac#comments Defense Ares Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:00 +0000 1268021 at http://aviationweek.com Late Software Not Expected To Jeopardize U.S. Marine Corps F-35 IOC http://aviationweek.com/defense/late-software-not-expected-jeopardize-us-marine-corps-f-35-ioc <div class="node-body article-body">The F-35’s version 3F software is still lagging for the aircraft’s development, though version 2B, needed for the Marines, has nearly finished testing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/late-software-not-expected-jeopardize-us-marine-corps-f-35-ioc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/late-software-not-expected-jeopardize-us-marine-corps-f-35-ioc#comments Defense Defense Global Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1267761 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Opinion: Where Commonality Can Work In A Sixth-Gen Fighter http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-where-commonality-can-work-sixth-gen-fighter <div class="field-byline"> Mark A. Lorell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rand analysis suggests joint military aircraft programs are unlikely to achieve life-cycle cost savings if they attempt to maximize airframe commonality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-where-commonality-can-work-sixth-gen-fighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-where-commonality-can-work-sixth-gen-fighter#comments Editorial Defense Technology AWST Viewpoint North America Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1267711 at http://aviationweek.com UAE Provides Lead In Low-Cost Attacker Use http://aviationweek.com/defense/uae-provides-lead-low-cost-attacker-use <div class="field-deck"> Low-cost reconnaissance/attack aircraft show their worth in the Middle East </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Middle Eastern countries have recognized the usefulness of low-cost light attack aircraft, and others are beginning to follow their example.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/uae-provides-lead-low-cost-attacker-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/uae-provides-lead-low-cost-attacker-use#comments Defense AWST Defense Middle East Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1267641 at http://aviationweek.com Piaggio Prepares MALE Market Entrant http://aviationweek.com/defense/piaggio-prepares-male-market-entrant <div class="field-deck"> Piaggio makes progress with HammerHead UAV, but is it enough to combat Reaper and Predator as the U.S. loosens UAV restrictions? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Italy’s indigenous HammerHead UAV funded by the United Arab Emirates gets airborne with Reaper and Predator in its sights. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/piaggio-prepares-male-market-entrant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/piaggio-prepares-male-market-entrant#comments Defense AWST Defense Europe Middle East Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1267551 at http://aviationweek.com Typhoon Upgrades In Search Of Middle East Customers http://aviationweek.com/defense/typhoon-upgrades-search-middle-east-customers <div class="field-deck"> Middle East shapes up as battleground for Europe’s fighter manufacturers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With production drying up, Eurofighter partners are spending money on Typhoon upgrades in hopes to catch an impending wave of Middle East fighter orders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/typhoon-upgrades-search-middle-east-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/typhoon-upgrades-search-middle-east-customers#comments Defense AWST Defense Europe Middle East Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1267541 at http://aviationweek.com