Ground and flight tests will pit aircraft and sensors against Swiss requirements for a Hornet and Tiger replacement.
Japanese F-35s grounded; industry calls Air Force IP buybacks a mistake; Raytheon helping bridge space tracking gap; Ukraine’s new cruise missile.
Government and industry see the Tempest as a way of reigniting national interest in high-tech engineering.
Defense business strategists would do well to follow the example of Pentagon legend Andrew Marshall by focusing on asking the right questions.
Westcott facility for Reaction Engines core testing takes British high-speed rocket propulsion research back to its post-war roots.
Without adequate funding, the Pentagon is looking at ways to sustain its weaponry for the long term.
High-temperature, Mach 3.3 test paves the way for a hypersonic run for Reaction Engines pre-cooler.
China seeks military base in South Pacific, U.S. plays catchup on AI, the Coast Guard’s new UAS, and F-35 flies to South America.
The midaltitude UAV is reportedly designed to operate at altitudes of 10-12 km on missions lasting up to 24 hr.
Commercial off-the-shelf drones are already challenging the traditional military balance betwen aggressor and defender.