Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief

London, UK


Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines. Tony has covered avionics, unmanned vehicles, the supply chain and cyberwarfare.


First Images of Australia’s Rivet Joint Lite ISR Platform

By Tony Osborne May 16, 2022
The country's adoption of the Gulfstream G550 for intelligence-gathering aligns with the trend of modifying special-mission business jets.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Sweden Safer Under NATO, But Russian Backlash Likely, Report Says

By Tony Osborne May 13, 2022
Sweden would be safer under NATO’s security umbrella, but the country would be at risk of a Russian backlash during the application process, a government report suggests. 
Budget, Policy & Operations

Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Prompts Norwegian Defense Spending Upticks

By Tony Osborne May 12, 2022
Norway is eyeing additional increases in defense spending in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Budget, Policy & Operations