Though cut off from the Western supply chain, Iran has upgraded the Northrop fighters it purchased in 1979.
Army hopes to regain high ground with powerful new engine.
China’s growing seapower capabilities have fueled demand for modern maritime strike options.
Qatar receives first Rafale; S-300s soon to be operational in Syria; India’s new Chinook, and a home for the MQ-25.
The HASC seapower and projection forces subcommittee chairman discusses his vision for the aerial refueling tanker fleet, mobility airlift and the B-21.
Ahead of Aero India, Lockheed’s Vivek Lall discusses the merits of the company’s proposal to make F-16 fighters in India and sell MH-60 helicopters there.
Being in the black is always a good thing in business, and being in black programs is a favorite place for many defense primes. But sometimes there is a price to pay, like now.
Kuala Lumpur seeks information on FA-50, Tejas and JF-17. For surveillance, it will consider Sea Guardian, Wing Loong II and Anka.
Competition could also spark renaissance for single-engine IFR-capable helicopters for commercial use.
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.