Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
A Boeing F-15 is still quite fast, but not nearly Mach 3, the company’s program manager said on Feb. 23, correcting a previous statement.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
AIDC said the ROCAF has six E-2Ks, although one was reportedly written off following a belly landing in 2022. Taiwan is also seeking to acquire six new E-2Ds.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Sweden’s Saab received its first order for the Gripen C/D in 14 years when Hungary decided to expand its air force’s fleet of the combat aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Rotorcraft lessor LCI has placed a framework order with Leonardo to purchase AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Norway has joined the growing number of C-130J Hercules operators to begin upgrading its aircraft to the Block 8.1 standard.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
Collaboration defines the operational role of a new class of autonomous combat systems as well a new model for foreign industry partners.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
British defense ministers have outlined plans to accelerate the provision of uncrewed systems across all four branches of the UK’s armed services.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
SINGAPORE—Potential customers are curious about the improvements included in the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk modernization program.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Ukraine will begin receiving F-16 combat aircraft this summer, the Danish government has announced.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Despite losing the energy market, Airbus has sold about 100 H225s in five years and aims to repeat that before the turn of the decade.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
New command, Pentagon offices will be tasked with solely looking at future acquisition.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Chen Chuanren
Singaporean defense firm ST Engineering has signed deals to provide support for the Airbus C295 and Embraer C-390 transports.
Singapore Airshow

By Guy Norris
JetZero says it is poised to begin flight tests of a subscale version of its full-scale blended wing body multirole demonstrator in the next few weeks.
Singapore Airshow

By Steve Trimble
Lockheed Martin plans to select local partners in India this summer to support sales for the C-130J, including the selection of a final assembly provider.
Singapore Airshow

By Chen Chuanren
Embraer is confident that its KC-390 transport aircraft is compatible with the Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport, its simulations have shown.
Singapore Airshow

By Brian Everstine
Boeing has delivered the first MQ-25 Stingray to the U.S. Navy for testing, the company announced Feb. 21.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force is finally nearly ready to start flight testing a communications pod for the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
U.S. startup Pivotal has four of eight BlackFly ultralight eVTOL vehicles for evaluation by the USAF's AFWerx innovation unit under the Agility Prime program.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
U.S. startup Skyryse has begun taking reservations for the first production helicopter equipped with its automated flight control system.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The prototype of Turkey’s indigenous combat aircraft Kaan has made its first flight 11 months after its informal rollout last March.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
After speed, autonomy and intelligence, Sikorsky Innovations shifts its focus to new technology challenges.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Multicopter lift-offset eVTOL; Emergency lubrication; Oceanic uncrewed aircraft; USAF tests uncrewed cargo.
Emerging Technologies

By Steve Trimble
An F-15EX can reach nearly Mach 3 in controlled flight in a “clean” configuration, a Boeing program manager revealed at Singapore Airshow.
Singapore Airshow

By Steve Trimble
Speaking at Singapore Airshow, the commander of the U.S. Navy’s Logistics Group Western Pacific commented on the ongoing grounding of the CMV-22 Osprey fleet
Singapore Airshow