Podcast: The Race To Replace The F-22 Raptor Begins

By Brian Everstine May 24, 2023
The U.S. Air Force plans to award a contract for a fighter aircraft to replace the F-22 Raptor in 2024.
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Podcast: JetZero’s Challenge To The Airbus-Boeing Duopoly

May 02, 2023
Dual-use aircraft could serve as a military tanker while ushering Northrop Grumman into the airliner business.
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Podcast: Leaked Intel Reveals Depth Of Ukraine’s Air Defense Shortage

By Jen DiMascio Apr 12, 2023
The recent circulation of U.S. military and intelligence documents amplifies warnings about Ukraine’s need for fighters and counter-air missiles.
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Podcast: Australia's Avalon Airshow—Building a Sovereign Munitions Capability

By Jen DiMascio Mar 07, 2023
Australia is planning its future military expansion as it seeks to fend off the widening influence of China and build its defense industrial capabilities.
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Podcast: Will India Be Aviation’s Next China?

Feb 23, 2023
Aviation Week’s team discusses Air India’s massive aircraft order and defense highlights from Aero India.

Podcast: U.S. Air Force Poised For Modernization Revamp

By Steve Trimble Feb 15, 2023
A new wave of modernization priorities are set to be unveiled in the next U.S. Air Force budget request.
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Podcast: Hot Air Or High Tech? China’s Spy Balloon

Feb 10, 2023
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss a week of high drama, including the shootdown of China's balloon and the future of high-altitude surveillance.
Defense and Space

Podcast: The F-35 Under Pressure

By Jen DiMascio Jan 20, 2023
The U.S. has a deal for three more years of F-35 production but will face continued challenges with international sales and technical upgrades.
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Podcast: Will M&A Heat Up in 2023?

Jan 06, 2023
Dealmaking slowed down in the second half of 2022, but the year ended with a bang.

Podcast: Recapping B-21 Rollout, V-280 Contract Win

By Steve Trimble Dec 07, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss two of the biggest events of the year for military aviation, how they went down and what they mean for the future.
Defense and Space

Podcast: A Guide To The B-21 Rollout

By Jen DiMascio Nov 29, 2022
Listen in as Aviation Week defense editors discuss what details they are hoping to see and what is likely to come next for the B-21 Raider.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Can The Defense Industry Cope With Inflation?

By Jen DiMascio Nov 04, 2022
The industry is looking to digitalization to offset higher prices and workforce challenges.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Remembering U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

By Jen DiMascio Oct 28, 2022
Former Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper shares some of his memories about the former Defense Secretary, who knew science, technology and the politics of the Pentagon to tackle its toughest challenges.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Unveiling The New National Air And Space Museum

By Jen DiMascio Oct 06, 2022
On Oct. 14, eight renovated galleries of the museum in Washington, D.C., will reopen to the public. Chris Browne, the museum’s John and Adrienne Mars director,

Podcast: Applying Artificial Intelligence To Autonomous Aircraft

By Jen DiMascio Sep 30, 2022
The U.S. military services are looking for a range of autonomous aircraft—from expensive high-end aircraft to less costly lower end systems. Aviation Week editors discuss what industry is offering, particularly for mid-range attritable systems, and some of the complications involved with cultivating the new technology.

Podcast: What’s Disrupting Aerospace Programs—Inflation, Lead Times And Workplace Envy

By Carole Rickard Hedden 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.

Podcast: South Korean Defense Industry Arrives

By Jen DiMascio Jul 29, 2022
South Korea’s aspirations for building an aerospace and defense industry are gaining validation, with Poland’s announced intent to buy FA-50 light combat aircraft and the first flight of Korea Aerospace Industries’ KF-21 fighter.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Defense At Farnborough

By Steve Trimble Jul 18, 2022
On a day of big announcements, Aviation Week editors discuss the latest developments in defense at Farnborough Airshow 2022.
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Podcast: What Next For Boeing?

Jun 06, 2022
Boeing’s space business notches a win, but many questions remain about the company’s long-term future. Listen in as analysts Byron Callan and Ron Epstein join the podcast.

Podcast: Top Gun: Maverick—Spoiler Special

By Jen DiMascio Jun 02, 2022
A discussion of the blockbuster movie’s aviation-geek-pleasing details, from the recreation of Lockheed Martin’s SR-72 concept to why Maverick didn’t fly the F-35 and more.
Defense and Space

Podcast: The Future Of Air Assault

By Jen DiMascio May 13, 2022
The war in Ukraine is revealing the vulnerability of attack helicopters to man-portable air-defense systems. Defense analyst Sash Tusa joins Aviation Week editors to discuss options that the U.S. Army will consider at its EDGE 22 exercise, how manufacturers could protect future rotorcraft and whether those ideas make sense.
Defense and Space

Podcast: A Target On Tactical Aircraft

By Jen DiMascio Apr 29, 2022
Aviation Week editors make sense of recommended reductions to the number of F-35 and F-15EX fighters the U.S. Air Force plan to buy in the coming years.
Defense and Space

Podcast: With New Leader, Where Does Boeing Defense Go Now?

Apr 01, 2022
Aviation Week editors discuss Ted Colbert's appointment and the challenges he faces as the new head of Boeing's $26 billion defense and space unit.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Mobilizing Military Aid For The War In Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 16, 2022
In addition to the weapons that NATO is planning to send to Ukraine, in a dramatic role reversal, Russia is appealing to China for help in replenishing its weapons stocks.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Assessing Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

By Jen DiMascio Mar 02, 2022
A discussion about the opening days of Russia’s war on its neighbor Ukraine and how that renewed Europe’s focus on defending the continent.
Defense and Space