Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Editor's Picks: The Week In Aerospace & Defense http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-picks-week-aerospace-defense <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our roundup of the week's top stories in aerospace and defense. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-picks-week-aerospace-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-picks-week-aerospace-defense#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:42:00 +0000 1280611 at http://aviationweek.com World Wide Weapons http://aviationweek.com/IDEX <div class="node-body gallery-body">Abu Dhabi’s IDEX 2015 defense show in late February highlighted the rapid globalization of the defense industry, with collaborative efforts that brought industries together from Europe, the U.S., Africa and Asia.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/IDEX" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/IDEX#comments Galleries Defense Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:01:00 +0000 1276531 at http://aviationweek.com Editorial: As Government and Industry Talk, Look to the Labs http://aviationweek.com/defense/editorial-government-and-industry-talk-look-labs <div class="node-body article-body">USAF leaders have launched their so-called Bending the Cost Curve program aimed at driving drive down the cost of weapons and other systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/editorial-government-and-industry-talk-look-labs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/editorial-government-and-industry-talk-look-labs#comments Defense AWST-Defense12 Editorial North America Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1280361 at http://aviationweek.com Carrier Schedule Depends On Fastener Fix http://aviationweek.com/defense/carrier-schedule-depends-fastener-fix <div class="node-body article-body">Whether the U.S. Navy keeps to the new schedule and cost estimates for the CVN 78 Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier may come down to just how well a set of redesigned fasteners for the ship's Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) survives a new round of extremely important tests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/carrier-schedule-depends-fastener-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/carrier-schedule-depends-fastener-fix#comments Defense AWST AWST-Defense12 Defense North America Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1280331 at http://aviationweek.com Tight Malaysian Finances Raise Saab Gripen Chances http://aviationweek.com/defense/tight-malaysian-finances-raise-saab-gripen-chances <div class="field-deck"> The Saab Gripen is probably a candidate for Malaysia again amid budget pinch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia will probably order fighters in 2016-20 to replace a MiG-29 fleet that is already declining. The timing may be too late for the Super Hornet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/tight-malaysian-finances-raise-saab-gripen-chances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/tight-malaysian-finances-raise-saab-gripen-chances#comments Defense AWST AWST-Defense12 Defense Asia Pacific Europe Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1279861 at http://aviationweek.com Modeling Technology Calculates Effect on Crew of Ship Attack http://aviationweek.com/defense/modeling-technology-calculates-effect-crew-ship-attack <div class="field-deck"> Program predicts human impact of attacks on ships </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casualty modeling program developed by the U.S. Office of Naval Research predicts how soon injured crew can return to their posts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/modeling-technology-calculates-effect-crew-ship-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/modeling-technology-calculates-effect-crew-ship-attack#comments Defense AWST-DTI Front Line North America Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1278511 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Airburst Round Extends Lethality Over Wide Range http://aviationweek.com/defense/airburst-round-extends-lethality-over-wide-range <div class="field-deck"> Airburst round has high kill probability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CTA International developing an anti-air airburst round for use against airborne targets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/airburst-round-extends-lethality-over-wide-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/airburst-round-extends-lethality-over-wide-range#comments Defense AWST-DTI Front Line Europe North America Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1278501 at http://aviationweek.com Bill Sweetman/AW&amp;ST Compact Aerial Sensor Detects Maritime Targets http://aviationweek.com/defense/compact-aerial-sensor-detects-maritime-targets <div class="field-deck"> Airborne sensor identifies small targets at sea </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New sensor combines a high-definition electro-optic camera with automatic target detection algorithms to detect small maritime targets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/compact-aerial-sensor-detects-maritime-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/compact-aerial-sensor-detects-maritime-targets#comments Defense AWST-DTI Front Line North America Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1278491 at http://aviationweek.com Institu First Person Gen. Denis Mercier http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-person-gen-denis-mercier <div class="node-body article-body">French air force Chief Gen. Denis Mercier is leading the service through sweeping changes including many that will affect the aircraft it deploys.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-person-gen-denis-mercier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-person-gen-denis-mercier#comments Defense AWST-DTI First Person Europe Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1275951 at http://aviationweek.com Israel Learns About Close Air Support In Gaza http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-learns-about-close-air-support-gaza-0 <div class="field-deck"> Israel’s close air support gets closer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are setting new standards for air support of ground maneuver operations, say Israel Air Force (IAF) officials, after reviewing lessons from Operation Protective Edge, the military campaign in Gaza last summer. To aid ground forces under attack, IAF disregarded existing safety regulations and dropped hundreds of 2,000-lb. bombs as close as 100 meters (328 ft.) from friendly forces.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-learns-about-close-air-support-gaza-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/israel-learns-about-close-air-support-gaza-0#comments Defense AWST-DTI Defense Analysis Middle East Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1275831 at http://aviationweek.com