Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en A400M Crash Affects Program’s Schedule http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-crash-affects-program-s-schedule <div class="field-deck"> Airbus bosses are concerned about the wider implications of MSN23’s loss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus’s A400M airlifter program has faced some recent setbacks, not least of which is the May 9 crash of a production aircraft on its first flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-crash-affects-program-s-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-crash-affects-program-s-schedule#comments Defense AW.com Defense Europe AWST-Defense20 photograph Fri, 22 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1308141 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Avic Stovl Work Likely Reflects Military Interest http://aviationweek.com/defense/avic-stovl-work-likely-reflects-military-interest <div class="node-body article-body">China appears to be taking steps toward developing stovl aircraft, but lack of a propulsion system likely makes this a long-term proposition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/avic-stovl-work-likely-reflects-military-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/avic-stovl-work-likely-reflects-military-interest#comments Defense AW.com Defense Asia Pacific AWST-Defense20 photograph Fri, 22 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307801 at http://aviationweek.com Bradley Perrett/AW&ST The Fortnight In Aerospace And Defense http://aviationweek.com/defense/fortnight-aerospace-and-defense <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our roundup of the top stories in aerospace and defense from the last two weeks.</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/defense/fortnight-aerospace-and-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/fortnight-aerospace-and-defense#comments Galleries Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Space Thu, 21 May 2015 15:54:00 +0000 1307651 at http://aviationweek.com A400M Countries Form Monitoring Team, Germany Warns Of Airlift Gap http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-countries-form-monitoring-team-germany-warns-airlift-gap <div class="node-body article-body">The team will monitor Airbus plans to bring the project back on track, according to a German defense ministry letter sent to members of parliament and obtained by Aviation Week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-countries-form-monitoring-team-germany-warns-airlift-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/a400m-countries-form-monitoring-team-germany-warns-airlift-gap#comments Defense Programs Europe Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Thu, 21 May 2015 08:25:00 +0000 1307281 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Defense & Space IAF Commander On Iran, Hezbollah http://aviationweek.com/defense/iaf-commander-iran-hezbollah <div class="node-body article-body">IAF Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel worries that the sale of the Russian S-300 air defense system to Iran could provide a sense of immunity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/iaf-commander-iran-hezbollah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/iaf-commander-iran-hezbollah#comments Defense AW.com Defense Middle East AWST-Defense20 Thu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307291 at http://aviationweek.com Israeli Air Force European Defense Ministers Find Consensus On MALE UAV http://aviationweek.com/defense/european-defense-ministers-find-consensus-male-uav <div class="field-deck"> MALE 2020 becomes MALE 2025 as governments give green light for UAV definition study </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After years of false starts, a joint European UAV program looks like it may finally progress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/european-defense-ministers-find-consensus-male-uav" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/european-defense-ministers-find-consensus-male-uav#comments Defense AW.com Defense Europe AWST-Defense20 Thu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307271 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: The End Of History And The Last Manned Fighter? http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-end-history-and-last-manned-fighter <div class="node-body article-body">After nearly 100 years, manned fighters still represent the overwhelming bulk of airpower, but predictions of their irrelevance or obsolescence are still with us. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-end-history-and-last-manned-fighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-end-history-and-last-manned-fighter#comments Up Front Defense AW.com Up Front Global AWST-Defense20 Thu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1306921 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: U.S. Air Force Opinion: Open Up The New Bomber Program—Just A Bit http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-open-new-bomber-program-just-bit <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Air Force doubles down on bomber secrecy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force wants to keep its bomber program under wraps. There are at least six reasons why that’s a bad idea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-open-new-bomber-program-just-bit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-open-new-bomber-program-just-bit#comments Commander's Intent Defense AW.com Commander's Intent AWST-Defense20 North America Thu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1306831 at http://aviationweek.com Software Cut Off Fuel Supply In Stricken A400M http://aviationweek.com/defense/software-cut-fuel-supply-stricken-a400m <div class="node-body article-body">The crash of an Airbus A400M airlifter that killed four people on May 9 may have been caused by new software that cut off the engine-fuel supply, industry sources have said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/software-cut-fuel-supply-stricken-a400m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/software-cut-fuel-supply-stricken-a400m#comments Defense Programs Europe Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Tue, 19 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 1306131 at http://aviationweek.com Tony Osborne Boeing ‘Very Disappointed’ With Pentagon’s Uclass Delay http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-very-disappointed-pentagon-s-uclass-delay <div class="node-body article-body">The changes have reflected internal disagreements about the vehicle’s mission and the extent of stealth technology to be incorporated into the platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-very-disappointed-pentagon-s-uclass-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-very-disappointed-pentagon-s-uclass-delay#comments Defense Programs North America photograph Defense Top Stories Mon, 18 May 2015 19:45:00 +0000 1305641 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy