Brian Everstine


Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, Brian covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times. Over a decade as a defense journalist, he has reported from dozens of bases at home and abroad, including austere airstrips in Afghanistan, the cockpit of a B-52 over the South Pacific and the boom operator station of a KC-46. Before the military beat, Brian covered the Washington state legislature for the Associated Press.


U.S. Sending More Anti-Air, Counter-UAV Systems To Ukraine

By Brian Everstine Nov 23, 2022
The Pentagon will send Ukraine additional munitions for advanced surface-to-air missile systems, along with more High-speed Anti-Radiation Missiles and guns for downing unmanned aircraft systems.
Budget, Policy & Operations

How U.S. Navy Linked Tanker Attack To Iranian UAV

By Brian Everstine Nov 22, 2022
The U.S. Navy has linked a Nov. 15 UAV attack on a Liberian-flagged tanker in the northern Arabian Sea to Iran by collecting evidence of the UAV aboard the ship, identifying it as a Shahed-136.
Aircraft & Propulsion
DOD Secretary Presses China On Dangerous Air Interactions
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with China’s defense minister on Nov. 22, pressing China to cut back on increasingly dangerous behavior by Chinese aircraft, though the Pentagon declined to provide any specifics about the incidents.
andy.savoie@av… Tue, 11/22/2022 - 21:29
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