While ADS-B has been installed on various military models, only a few of the roughly 13,000 manned DOD aircraft will be equipped when the mandate takes effect.
USAF leader campaigns for space-based sensors; Japan lifts F-35 grounding; Protected satcom satellite to launch; Indonesia’s indigenous combat aircraft pod.
As offensive weapon development continues, the Pentagon ramps up hypersonic defense activity.
Maxar to build prototype missile defense space-sensor architecture; Latvia approved to buy Black Hawks; UK gets more F-35s, and Malaysia’s Su-30s need repair.
Overall, second-quarter results support a generally positive fundamental outlook for the A&D industry.
The jet trainer is expected to provide experience in fly-by-wire flight controls and supersonic flight.
The LRDR scored higher than the SPY-6 in detection, multitarget handling and continuous operation, Japan says.