Defense Aircraft & Propulsion

Jan 26, 2023
The recent Exercise Varuna with India addresses French security concerns and showcases Rafale fighters to the Indian Navy.
Jan 26, 2023
A two-year project will explore hose-and-drogue positioning and drogue stability control.
Jan 26, 2023
France plans to spend more than €400 billion on defense in 2024-30, President Emmanuel Macron has declared.
Jan 25, 2023
The last undelivered 747-8Is are being converted into presidential aircraft for the USAF under a nearly $7 billion development project, including cost overruns.
Jan 25, 2023
Europe’s industry is exploring the role of cybertechniques as a means to defeat increasingly advanced air defenses.
Jan 31, 2023
U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to dismiss the possibility of directly providing Lockheed Martin F-16s to Ukraine.
Jan 30, 2023
The KC-46’s developmental history is a story of U.S. Air Force work-arounds.
Jan 30, 2023
As it currently stands today, all future F-15EXs delivered to the Air Force will look noticeably different than the first two prototypes.
Jan 30, 2023
The flights over water pave the way for the first landings of the VSR700 onto a French Navy frigate, currently planned for the end of Q1 2023.
Jan 30, 2023
A decade since first flight in January, 2013, China's AVIC is looking at more missions for the Xian Y-20 strategic airlifter.
Jan 27, 2023
Although any losses remain theoretical, some market analysts no longer expect Northrop to make any profit on early B-21 production lots.
Jan 27, 2023
The U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command wants a plan within two months to launch 100 UAVs from a single aging KC-135 Stratotanker.
Jan 27, 2023
France’s defense materiel agency has cleared a new 1,000-kg (2,204-lb.) version of the Safran AASM munition for use on Dassault Rafale fighters.