Defense Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 30, 2023
Airbus is building a road map of technologies for automated aerial refueling that will pave the way for a second-generation MRTT.
Nov 29, 2023
Hybrid eSTOL flies; sea-based high-speed VTOL; China’s electric regional; Piasecki’s tilt-duct ARES revived.
Nov 29, 2023
Helped by international players, the UAE has become a regional leader in space.
Nov 23, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Nov 22, 2023
A diverse portfolio of UAE-built UAS and missiles needs engines, and the Edge Group wants to use local options.
Nov 30, 2023
The acquisition of the first batch of 27 retired SH-60s has been approved, with another 79 possibly to follow in future batches.
Nov 29, 2023
Embraer and Saudi Arabian Military Industries are exploring a potential final assembly line in Saudi Arabia for the C-390 airlifter.
Nov 29, 2023
German lawmakers have approved spending for the development of a suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses SEAD/DEAD-capable version of the Eurofighter.
Nov 29, 2023
Taiwan’s retirement of the F-5 leaves Thailand and South Korea as the remaining operators of the fighter in the Asia-Pacific region.
Nov 29, 2023
A U.S Air Force Bell/Boeing CV-22 Osprey has crashed into the waters off southwestern Japan, killing at least one of the eight on board.
Nov 29, 2023
The first flight of Sirtap—which Airbus says will have an endurance of 20 hr. and be certified to fly in segregated airspace—is planned for 2025.
Nov 28, 2023
A preliminary design review for the F-35 Engine Core Upgrade is scheduled by the end of January, paving the way to start the next phase of development.
Nov 28, 2023
Slovenia is to purchase six Leonardo AW139M twin-engine medium helicopters from Italy as part of a modernization of Slovenia’s military.