The Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Program Office is defending its new stealth aircraft in response to a recent news report citing a test-pilot’s analysis claiming the aircraft proved to be inferior to an F-16 in “dogfighting” test scenarios.
The closely held company behind the successful Predator-series drones sees growing demand for maritime-surveillance missions.
The Navy has stepped up deployments of its new Joint High Speed Vessel in exercises around the globe as part of a broader effort to expand the mission, service officials said.
The Navy’s third Littoral Combat Ship is launching a new expeditionary maintenance capability while on deployment in the Pacific theater.
Drone-maker General Atomics is upgrading a version of its Predator-series drone so it can fly across European skies by 2019.
The USS Freedom, or LCS 1, has entered a three-to-four-month dry dock maintenance period wherein it will receive a series of upgrades and repairs.
The U.S. Defense Department will send hundreds of Abrams tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and Paladin howitzers to Eastern Europe.
With the Marine Corps’ K-MAX helicopter drones sitting in storage, the manufacturer of the unmanned choppers has begun inking deals for commercial versions.
Company officials said they want to find the “double digit” savings Frank Kendall listed last month when he showed interest in the block buy.
Qatar bought four of the remaining five C-17 Globemasters that Boeing built before ending production on the cargo aircraft.
The former highest-ranking woman at the U.S. Defense Department who turned down the Pentagon’s top job said there probably won’t be a deal in Congress anytime soon to undo defense spending caps.
The maritime patrol aircraft market is expanding as Russian and Chinese submarine activity continues to draw more concerns.
As the Air Force pushes to retire its fleet of A-10 attack aircraft, Boeing doesn’t want the planes to waste away in the desert — it wants to sell them abroad.
Lockheed said it has not received a request from the Marine Corps or Air Force to speed up the delivery of the gun on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
United Technologies announced that it plans to sell or spin off its the Sikorsky Aircraft business, subject to final Board approval, company officials announced June 15.