Brian Everstine

Pentagon Editor



Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, Brian covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times. Over a decade as a defense journalist, he has reported from dozens of bases at home and abroad, including austere airstrips in Afghanistan, the cockpit of a B-52 over the South Pacific and the boom operator station of a KC-46. Before the military beat, Brian covered the Washington state legislature for the Associated Press.


Boeing Hopes To Build On MQ-28 For U.S. Air Force’s CCA Contests
Ghost Bat makes its first U.S. appearance for testing; Boeing wants to leverage it in developing collaborative combat aircraft
audra.avizieni… Fri, 06/09/2023 - 08:00
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GAO: Production Issues Have Delayed F-15EX Deliveries

By Brian Everstine Jun 08, 2023
Production issues are causing a delay in deliveries of the first lot of Boeing F-15EX fighters to the USAF as negotiations continue for follow-on lots.
Aircraft & Propulsion
GAO: Northrop, USAF Discussing Sentinel Schedule Changes
Development of the USAF’s intercontinental ballistic missile is falling behind schedule due to issues including workforce and infrastructure challenges.
michael.stearn… Thu, 06/08/2023 - 17:44
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