BAE Systems

By Tony Osborne
A new Royal Air Force strategy lays out plans for the introduction of larger systems after having developed small, swarming platforms.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Matthew Fulco
The U.S. is marshaling unprecedented resources to shore up its chipmaking capabilities. Results thus far are mixed.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
The use of uncrewed systems by Ukraine is inspiring nations including the UK to make major investments in drone capabilities.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Major programs have buoyed BAE Systems to a record order backlog of more than £69 billion ($87.1 billion), the company has reported.
Supply Chain

By Byron Callan
Politics, historical context and the workings of the U.S. defense industrial complex are among the reasons.
Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
Government-to-government discussions about a potential Saudi Typhoon order are ongoing.
Supply Chain

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
BAE Systems has lifted the lid on a new configuration for its attritable collaborative platform at World Defense Show in Riyadh.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Garrett Reim
BAE Systems has acquired Malloy Aeronautics, a developer of heavy lift quadcopters.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Tony Osborne
Senior BAE Systems executives hope to finalize negotiations on work share, work allocation and work locations for the trinational Global Combat Air Program by the summer.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Matthew Fulco
The aerospace and defense sector could experience modest mergers and acquisitions activity this year.
Supply Chain

By Paul Seidenman, David Spanovich
Head-up display developers are enhancing functionality to enable wider visuals, lighter weight and greater pilot comfort.
Interiors & Connectivity

By Tony Osborne
Engineers from BAE Systems and Leonardo have installed the prototype Radar 2 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar onto a Eurofighter Typhoon.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
An agency of Italy, Japan and the UK will run the Global Combat Air Program, supported by a yet-to-be formed industrial joint venture.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Garrett Reim
Amprius Technologies has formally opened its “megawatt hour” lithium-ion battery manufacturing line expansion in Fremont, California.
Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
Italy, Japan and the UK's Global Combat Air Program developing a sixth-generation crewed combat aircraft will be headquartered in London, the nations say.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
The F-35 Joint Program Office head says he still cannot predict when a software issue that has halted deliveries from Lockheed Martin will be corrected.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
The $280 billion largesse of the CHIPS and Science Act has started filtering down to the industrial centers supplying parts to Pentagon programs.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Steve Trimble
Most fighter aircraft made in the U.S. are in line to get improved radar warning receivers and self-protection jammers.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Tony Osborne
The UK RAF has selected the BAE Systems Stingray lightweight torpedo to arm its P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
Ascent uses government-furnished Hawk T2s to provide Phase 2 fast jet training.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Tony Osborne
Aging fleets and regional instability are making Gulf Cooperation Council member countries prime marketing opportunities for airlifter OEMs.
Dubai Airshow

By Steve Trimble
Two competing hypervelocity projectiles have achieved record-setting distance flights from different types of long-range artillery systems.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Graham Warwick
The custom battery cell selected by the unidentified aircraft developer has an energy density of 400 Wh/kg.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Tony Osborne
BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics have for the first time demonstrated the ability of a heavy lift uncrewed multicopter to drop a torpedo.
Aircraft & Propulsion