Defense Budget, Policy & Operations Analysis

Oct 05, 2022
As the European Commission and ESA rally to support reusability concepts, research and technology projects slip to the right.
Oct 05, 2022
SLS debut launch is scuttled by an approaching hurricane.
Sep 30, 2022
The sailing of the long-delayed aircraft carrier is a trial run ahead of its 2023 operational deployment.
Sep 27, 2022
Ground-launched Brimstones have been successful against Russian tanks in Ukraine; MBDA hopes the success attracts the British Army, too.
Sep 23, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.

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Oct 05, 2022
A South Korean lawmaker says that the Republic of Korea Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-35As were classified as “operationally unready” on 234 times over an 18-month period ending in June.
Oct 03, 2022
The action comes despite recent market turmoil that plunged the pound to near parity with the U.S. dollar.
Sep 30, 2022
For aid to Ukraine, the industry has struggled to ramp up production despite Pentagon funding.
Sep 30, 2022
A baseline estimate released on Sept. 30 by the F-35 Joint Program Office proposes a sharp drop in new orders for the single-engine stealth fighter in production lots beyond Lot 17.
Sep 29, 2022
Senior U.S. Air Force leaders in recent days have weighed in on China’s advancements in its fighter force, criticizing Beijing’s technical prowess but offering some praise for its inventiveness ahead of the upcoming 20th National Congress and the Zhuhai air show.
Sep 29, 2022
The Spanish Defense Ministry has awarded local industry with contracts to investigate “possible evolutions of the challenges of national defense, the air domain, and will detail possible solutions to face them.”
Sep 29, 2022
The Osprey’s flight crew had made an emergency landing after the 15th confirmed case of a slipped slag clutch inside the tiltrotor's engine nacelle.
Sep 28, 2022
U.S. officials outlined 11 capabilities that will be delivered to Kyiv over the next six to 24 months.