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British Carrier Remains Controversial

Britain’s new aircraft carrier is now afloat, but the total forecast cost of £6.1 billion ($10.4 billion) still threatens to sink other defense projects in the UK. To this cost must be added the...

Saab Outlines New MPA and AEW Developments

Saab has been steadily building its airborne ISR portfolio and hopes to secure its first deal in the maritime surveillance/patrol market in the near future. Saab has two offerings in this sector: the Saab...

Saab Outlines New MPA and AEW Developments

Saab has been steadily building its airborne ISR portfolio and hopes to secure its first deal in the maritime surveillance/patrol market in the near future. Saab has two offerings in this sector: the Saab...

Defense Highlights From The Farnborough Airshow

The 2014 Farnborough International airshow will be remembered for the airplane that didn’t show. The much-anticipated international debut of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter was stymied by the engine fire that...

Defense Highlights From The Farnborough Airshow

The 2014 Farnborough International airshow will be remembered for the airplane that didn’t show. The much-anticipated international debut of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter was stymied by the engine fire that...

Update: Israel requests AIM-9X Sidewinders

In a blow to Rafael and its Python 5 missile, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 14 July that the Israeli government has requested to purchase of the rival Raytheon AIM-9X...

MBDA in advanced talks for Marte ER

The Italian arm of European missile house MBDA is looking to secure a launch customer for its new Marte ER (Extended Range) anti-ship missile by the end of 2014. Speaking to IHS Jane’s on...

European Typhoon Fighter Gets New Weapons, Radar

FARNBOROUGH, England — Eurofighter’s Typhoon multi-role aircraft is being equipped with a new precision-guided, stealthy long-range cruise missile and an active electronically scanned array radar system, company officials said at the Farnborough International Air...

European Typhoon Fighter Gets New Weapons, Radar

FARNBOROUGH, England — Eurofighter’s Typhoon multi-role aircraft is being equipped with a new precision-guided, stealthy long-range cruise missile and an active electronically scanned array radar system, company officials said at the Farnborough International Air...

Airbus Revs Up for A400M Production

Airbus Defense and Space is preparing for a massive increase in production of A400M strategic and tactical military airlifter. …read more Source:: DoD Buzz (Air)

Airbus Revs Up for A400M Production

Airbus Defense and Space is preparing for a massive increase in production of A400M strategic and tactical military airlifter. …read more Source:: DoD Buzz (Air)

General Atomics Unveils Enhanced Drone Cockpit

FARNBOROUGH, England — Drone-maker General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. unveiled an enhanced cockpit station featuring high-definition touch screens, a video game-like controller, and keyboard for chat and other messaging functions. The San Diego-based maker...

General Atomics Unveils Enhanced Drone Cockpit

FARNBOROUGH, England — Drone-maker General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. unveiled an enhanced cockpit station featuring high-definition touch screens, a video game-like controller, and keyboard for chat and other messaging functions. The San Diego-based maker...

Rotron Launches Heavy-fuel UAV Engine at Farnborough

Rotron, a Gilo Industries Group company, announced here at the Farnborough Airshow the launch of what the company calls the first series of commercial off the shelf (COTS) heavy-fuel engines in the 20-60 hp...

Transatlantic Tie-Up to Boost Fighter Recce

U.S.-based UTC Aerospace Systems and Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, have signed an agreement to offer a TacSAR (tactical synthetic aperture radar) to complement the proven DB-110 EO/IR sensor. The European company will adapt...

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