Defense Aircraft & Propulsion

Jun 10, 2021
U.S. Navy to cut nuke program; Air Force’s B-21 preference; Data link for Viper; and Danish Air Force turns to electric aircraft.
Jun 09, 2021
Alessandro Profumo is upbeat about the future of post-COVID-19 European defense capability.
Jun 09, 2021
A digital-first approach is key to achieving Tempest’s development goals, but the technology needs to be proved.
Jun 07, 2021
Aircraft procurement takes a hit in the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2022 budget request.
Jun 07, 2021
The European missile manufacturer sees opportunities for missile development and consolidation as future fighter programs evolve.
Jun 18, 2021
Turkish Aerospace (TAI) has begun constructing a wind tunnel to support development of Turkey’s planned indigenous combat aircraft, TF-X.
Jun 17, 2021
Boeing is teaming with Germany’s Lufthansa Technik and defense electronics company ESG to provide support for a potential German purchase of the P-8 Poseidon maritime-patrol aircraft.
Jun 16, 2021
The U.S. Air Force has formally begun the search for companies interested in participating in a KC-Y Bridge Tanker program to supplement the refueler fleet once KC-46A production ends.
Jun 15, 2021
The UK and Australia gave up their unrefueled long-range strike capacity decades ago, but the introduction of the stealthy B-21 by the U.S. Air Force in mid-decade offers another opportunity to add a new bomber. 
Jun 15, 2021
KAI said its next-generation transport aircraft could be developed by 2031 with maritime patrol and civilian airliner derivatives following later in the decade.
Jun 14, 2021
During Phase 1, L3 and Raytheon teams will demonstrate electronic intelligence (ELINT) and communications intelligence (COMINT) sensors under controlled conditions. 
Jun 14, 2021
The OEM is hoping that by proving its ability to produce H175 components normally supplied by Chinese industry within Europe, it could comfortably propose a military version—called H175M—to meet the UK’s upcoming New Medium Helicopter (NMH) need. 
Jun 10, 2021
Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office have entered talks on a revised delivery schedule that seeks to set a long-term, stable production rate by stretching out the recovery plan for assembly delays imposed by COVID-19 disruptions, company officials said on June 10.