Boeing’s withdrawal from the competition to replace the Minuteman III risks altering the U.S. nuclear triad.
Bulgaria reverses F-16 veto; CH-53K scores funding increase; Israel pursues satellite swarm buy and Northrop to upgrade electronic attack pods.
Space Development Agency answers critics and questions in industry day event.
Still wanting 20 more fighters, the air force’s interest has drifted away from a repeat order for F-35As.
Equipment development, acquisition and maintenance—which traditionally has taken about a third of Chinese defense spending—has shot above 40%.
Development programs or off-the-shelf acquisition are possible for Japanese requirements for electronic warfare aircraft.
Israel inches toward UAS carriers; Bulgaria reopens fighter contest; Indonesia C-130, Su-35 deliveries delayed to 2019; U.S. sells more munitions abroad.
All year, Russia has been fending off nighttime raids conducted by small, lawnmower-engine-powered aircraft.
Citing a shortfall in combat capacity, the U.S. Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute proposes the near-term fielding of manned-unmanned fighter teams.
To confront Iran in Syria and at a distance, the air force is looking to buy new F-15Is and upgrade its old ones.