Defense https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Aerospace & Defense Roundup: Oct, 16 https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-16 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The U.S. Army’s next tactical missile, KF-X prototype manufacturing begins, NASA suspends ISS battery swap, assembly of the first operational Dream Chaser spacecraft, Virgin Galactic and Boeing expect to finish a design for a point-to-point suborbital plane and more. A roundup of aerospace, space, and defense news. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-16#comments Defense Space Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:18:00 +0000 1968298 at https://aviationweek.com Engine Companies Await U.S. Army’s FLRAA Propulsion Choice https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/engine-companies-await-us-army-s-flraa-propulsion-choice <div class="node-body article-body">Off-the-shelf contenders emerge as rivals to a nearly decade-old centerline engine development program for the Army’s high-speed replacement for the UH-60.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/engine-companies-await-us-army-s-flraa-propulsion-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/engine-companies-await-us-army-s-flraa-propulsion-choice#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense42 Defense AWST North America Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1968271 at https://aviationweek.com Steve Harding/U.S. Army U.S. Army Pursues Alternatives To GPS https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-army-pursues-alternatives-gps <div class="node-body article-body">In its attempt to ensure that soldiers have access to GPS-like info, even when access to those USAF sats may be compromised, the U.S. Army is in the process of fielding an alternative system on certain ground vehicles. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-army-pursues-alternatives-gps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-army-pursues-alternatives-gps#comments Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:22:00 +0000 1968279 at https://aviationweek.com Stryker: U.S. Army Aerospace & Defense Roundup: Oct, 15 https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-15 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Lockheed hypersonic delays, the return of Sikorsky's Defiant, the push to Mars, Raytheon's ground surveillance system and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense news. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-15#comments Defense Space Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:24:00 +0000 1968209 at https://aviationweek.com Aviation Week 2019 Photo Contest First Finalists - Enter Yours Today https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-2019-photo-contest-first-finalists-enter-yours-today <div class="node-body gallery-body">See early entries from the 2019 Aviation Week Photo Contest. To join the competition with the best aviation photographers, go to AviationWeek.com/photocontest.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-2019-photo-contest-first-finalists-enter-yours-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-2019-photo-contest-first-finalists-enter-yours-today#comments Galleries Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Space Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1967380 at https://aviationweek.com New Zealand Enters Transition Phase For Military Fleet https://aviationweek.com/defense/new-zealand-enters-transition-phase-military-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">New Zealand plans to overhaul its military aviation capabilities, which will involve replacing core transport, surveillance and naval support aircraft types.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/new-zealand-enters-transition-phase-military-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/new-zealand-enters-transition-phase-military-fleet#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense42 Defense Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1968173 at https://aviationweek.com Crown Copyright/New Zealand Defense Force Utility Is Just The First Role For The Chinese Z-20 https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/utility-just-first-role-chinese-z-20 <div class="node-body article-body">A naval version has appeared for the Avic Harbin helicopter, which appears to be longer than Sikorsky’s H-60.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/utility-just-first-role-chinese-z-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/utility-just-first-role-chinese-z-20#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense42 Defense Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1968181 at https://aviationweek.com Yan Siming/International Aviation Requirements for Refinishing Military Aircraft in Civilian MRO Facilities https://aviationweek.com/defense/requirements-refinishing-military-aircraft-civilian-mro-facilities <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by Global Finishing Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is an increased need for civilian MRO facilities to work on military aircraft. Subcontract resources can provide both financial and operational efficiencies to benefit taxpayers, in addition to lessening the burden on existing military infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/requirements-refinishing-military-aircraft-civilian-mro-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/requirements-refinishing-military-aircraft-civilian-mro-facilities#comments Knowledge Center Defense Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:54:00 +0000 1967881 at https://aviationweek.com KC-46: What's Happened So Far? https://aviationweek.com/kc-46-whats-happened-so-far-0 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The KC-46 is intended to replace the first third of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) KC-135 fleet in the primary role of air-refueling, as well as in secondary roles of transport and aeromedical evacuation. We take a deeper look at the program's history and the issues it has encountered.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="https://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/kc46-prime-time.jpg.crop_display%20%282%29.jpg?1571136700" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/kc-46-whats-happened-so-far-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:48:00 +0000 1968147 at https://aviationweek.com Aerospace & Defense Roundup: Oct, 14 https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-14 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Texan Trainer, Super Tucanos to be delivered, Honeywell begins testing power upgrade for T55, U.S. Army updates on FLRAA, FTUAS Demo, electronic warfare version of the P-1 maritime patroller, LeoLabs' space-tracking radar, FARA updates and more. A roundup of aerospace, space and defense news. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/aerospace-defense-roundup-oct-14#comments Defense Space Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:32:00 +0000 1968144 at https://aviationweek.com