Defense Supply Chain Analysis

Oct 04, 2022
A web of challenges is holding back aerospace and defense from exceeding expectations, especially labor and supply chain issues.
Sep 15, 2022
All F-35 deliveries remain halted until the Pentagon approves a waiver or an alternative source enters the supply chain in late October.
Sep 08, 2022
Northrop Grumman quietly developed a nickel-alloy combustor that could unlock a decades-long hurdle to rapid propulsion.
Sep 02, 2022
Everyone needs to brush up on the fundamentals, and nothing can be taken for granted.
Aug 26, 2022
Program managers are in the middle of the maelstrom, wrestling with issues many have never dealt with in their careers. Aviation Week editors discuss what they heard at the 2022 Program Excellence Evaluation Team meeting in August.
Oct 03, 2022
L3Harris Technologies’ move to acquire Viasat’s Link 16 Tactical Data Links product line for roughly $1.96 billion will bolster the former’s effort to remain a large, trusted disruptor for the U.S. military, while also providing cash for the latter, which is reshaping its portfolio ahead of its own major acquisition.
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 13, 2022
Boeing is making a large bet on its ability to win future fighter programs to the tune of more than half a billion dollars for four state-of-the-art fabrication, production and assembly facilities that are purpose-built for combat aircraft.
Sep 13, 2022
The U.S. Air Force now offers the mobile ad-hoc networking technology to international partners with light attack aircraft.
Aug 09, 2022
International sales would depend on Seoul allowing the release and export of certain UAS technologies and capabilities.
Jul 20, 2022
The company provides defense and aerospace OEMs with the opportunity to avoid reliance on third-party microelectronics suppliers.
Jul 20, 2022
The defense prime has held talks with British and European suppliers at Farnborough.
Jul 19, 2022
Leonardo says it could be ready to build the AW149 for the UK requirement by year-end if needed.