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Mike McClary
Listen in to hear from Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards finalists from Honeywell and Skunk Works about what goes into a winning submission.
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By Steve Trimble
A father of the design and development of the F-16 explains the unique philosophy and processes used to bring the popular fighter from an idea to a finished product.
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By Joe Anselmo, Jens Flottau, Lee Ann Shay, Steve Trimble, Garrett Reim, Graham Warwick, Michael Bruno, Molly McMillin, Guy Norris
As the year draws to a close, listen in as editors from across the Aviation Week Network reflect on 2023 and share what they think lies ahead in 2024.
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By Guy Norris, Steve Trimble
A new book takes the wraps off the secret flight-test history of the facility in the Nevada Test and Training Range like no one ever has before. Listen in to hear from author Peter Merlin.
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By Guy Norris, Tony Osborne, Steve Trimble
Impressive fly-by-wire F-15 flying, unique displays from around the world and the absence of Israel are all discussed by Aviation Week defense editors at Dubai Airshow.
Dubai Airshow

By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Michael Bruno, Brian Everstine
Aviation Week editors take a break from Day 2 of the A&D Programs conference to tease out the intractable issues facing the industrial base.
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By Jen DiMascio, Michael Bruno
Tom Burbage, the former EVP of the F-35 program during its first decade of development, discusses what it took to get the fighter program off and running.
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By Joe Anselmo, Jens Flottau, Tony Osborne, Sash Tusa
As Christian Scherer takes up the mantle of Airbus Commercial Aircraft CEO, editors are joined by analyst Sash Tusa to discuss why Airbus is making the change.
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By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Byron Callan
Byron Callan and Sam Bendett join to discuss the Pentagon’s initiative to manufacture masses of uncrewed vehicles with an eye on the Indo-Pacific theater.
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By Jen DiMascio, Brian Everstine, Garrett Reim
Northrop Grumman is starting tests on the next stealth bomber, while industry is floating multiple concepts for collaborative combat aircraft.
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By Joe Anselmo, Graham Warwick, Jen DiMascio, Steven Grundman
The differentiator in military programs is shifting from platforms to software. Listen in to hear how this change is transforming industry.
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By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Michael Bruno
Editors discuss Northrop's exit from the U.S. Air Force’s competition to replace the F-22 and the implications of L3Harris’ acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne.
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By Steve Trimble
The U.S. Air Force's former "chief futurist," retired Lt. Gen. Clinton Hinote, explains what the application of air power means today and how it may evolve.
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By Joe Anselmo, Brian Everstine, Tony Osborne, Steve Trimble
Hypersonics, missile defense, UAVs and next-generation fighters are in vogue at the Paris Air Show amidst a surge in spending by NATO members.
Paris Air Show

By Jen DiMascio, Brian Everstine
Ted Colbert, the president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, vows to bid differently for future programs in a conversation with Aviation Week.
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By Brian Everstine, Jen DiMascio, Matthew Jouppi, Steve Trimble
The U.S. Air Force plans to award a contract for a fighter aircraft to replace the F-22 Raptor in 2024.
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By Joe Anselmo, Guy Norris, Steve Trimble, Richard Aboulafia
Dual-use aircraft could serve as a military tanker while ushering Northrop Grumman into the airliner business.
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By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Tony Osborne, Brian Everstine
The recent circulation of U.S. military and intelligence documents amplifies warnings about Ukraine’s need for fighters and counter-air missiles.
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By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Chen Chuanren
Australia is planning its future military expansion as it seeks to fend off the widening influence of China and build its defense industrial capabilities.
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By Joe Anselmo, Jen DiMascio, Jens Flottau, Daniel Williams, Craig Caffrey
Aviation Week’s team discusses Air India’s massive aircraft order and defense highlights from Aero India.
Aerospace

By Steve Trimble, Brian Everstine
A new wave of modernization priorities are set to be unveiled in the next U.S. Air Force budget request.
Defense and Space

By Joe Anselmo, Steve Trimble, Graham Warwick, Brian Everstine
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss a week of high drama, including the shootdown of China's balloon and the future of high-altitude surveillance.
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By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble
The U.S. has a deal for three more years of F-35 production but will face continued challenges with international sales and technical upgrades.
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By Joe Anselmo, Michael Bruno
Dealmaking slowed down in the second half of 2022, but the year ended with a bang.
Aerospace

By Steve Trimble, Brian Everstine, Graham Warwick
Aviation Week editors discuss two of the biggest events of the year for military aviation, how they went down and what they mean for the future.
Defense and Space