Bell unveils its 360 Invictus, which is the latest contestant in the Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft competition.
India accepts first Rafale fighter; Collins’ ACES 5 wins ejection seat contest; Netherlands plans for more F-35s, and the U.S. Navy’s last active duty F/A-18C flight.
The Army seems to have best of both worlds—Congress backs continued Chinook Block II helicopter production and Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft development.
Technology acquisition for a future Taiwanese fighter is at a very preliminary stage. Propulsion and electronic systems are seen as main areas of difficulty.
Companies that can withstand change and disruption may be best positioned to navigate the tumult of the 2020s.
Release of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft solicitation puts the U.S. Army’s requirement for an armed scout at the front of its rotary-wing needs.
Boeing fears that a major CH-47 upgrade could be delayed as the U.S. Army looks for budget savings.
Embraer aims to get KC-390 flight-test program back on track; India buys S-400s; Poland buys countermeasure system, and Philippines equips helos with torpedoes.
In hypersonics, it is hard to know which is going faster, the hype or the reality. But increasingly, investors could be betting on the latter.
Pieces of the complex U.S. hypersonic development jigsaw are coming together as the Pentagon places reliance on heritage design for common-boost glide concept.