Defense Aircraft & Propulsion

May 16, 2022
Unmanned Logistics System emerges as the top priority as attack and utility fleet replacement is deferred.
May 16, 2022
The country's adoption of the Gulfstream G550 for intelligence-gathering aligns with the trend of modifying special-mission business jets.
May 13, 2022
The war in Ukraine is revealing the vulnerability of attack helicopters to man-portable air-defense systems. Defense analyst Sash Tusa joins Aviation Week editors to discuss options that the U.S. Army will consider at its EDGE 22 exercise, how manufacturers could protect future rotorcraft and whether those ideas make sense.
May 13, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
May 12, 2022
Russia blamed for Viasat attack; MQ-9B adds short-takeoff capability; U.S., Japan to study loyal wingman; and Black Hawk sustainment.
May 12, 2022
After its KA-SAT satellite internet service in Europe was disrupted on Feb. 24 by an alleged cyberattack from Russia, Viasat shared details of the attack with industry competitors via the U.S. Space Force’s Commercial Integration Cell. 
May 12, 2022
Turkish Aerospace’s Anka medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air system will be produced in Kazakhstan under a new arrangement between the OEM and industry in the Central Asian country.
May 12, 2022
Hypersonic aircraft and propulsion system developer Hermeus has received a boost from Raytheon Technologies, which has announced a strategic investment in the company through its recently established corporate venture capital group, RTX Ventures.
May 12, 2022
A Thales system will replace the helmet mounted display on all Lockheed Martin F-16s flown by Air National Guard and Reserve pilots, the company says. 
May 12, 2022
General Electric’s T901 turboshaft, the powerplant for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA), is performing well in early tests and is on track to be delivered in November to Bell and Sikorsky, the two FARA competitors.
May 11, 2022
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) will seek funding for a midlife upgrade of the FA-50 from South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration this year.
May 11, 2022
An engine upgrade road map will be prepared as the U.S. Army decides the winner of the competition to develop the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft, with a possible spinoff to a re-engining program for the H-47 Chinook fleet.
May 10, 2022
The concept unveiling on the first day of the Modern Day Marine exhibition in Washington DC builds on the STOL technology originally developed by GA-ASI for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle.