Boeing could keep building its Super Hornet fighter jet and a modified electronic attack version through 2020, the company said, given prospects for over 200 foreign sales and what it sees as up to 150 more sales to the U.S. Navy.
Bombardier Inc. said its CSeries jetliner was on track to make its first lfight in June, and the world’s No. 4 commercial aircraft maker reported a 25 percent jump in first-quarter revenue on robust growth at its aerospace unit.
Blackstone Group LP hired former senior Boeing executive Jim Albaugh to boost the firm’s private equity activities in the aerospace and defense sector.
BAE Systems Chairman Dick Olver said the attempted merger with European Aeronautics, Defence and Space Co. last year came at a moment that wont’ return anytime soon, as the company resumes its focus on bolt-on purchases.
Rob Smith’s Pennsylvania company, Acutec Precision Machining Inc., makes inch-long fasteners that are used in the wings of airplanes. In 2006 he tried selling them abroad for the first time.
The U.S. Navy has two years to convince critics, from lawmakers to some in its own ranks, that its troubled $37 billion Littoral Combat Ship program is worth continuing beyond the 24 vessels already under contract.
After a whirlwind first day in the nation’s capital that included a visit to Capitol Hill, The White House and the British Ambassador’s residence, Prince Harry was up bright and early and in uniform for a somber visit to Arlington National Cemetery.
Prince Harry has paid his respects to the country’s fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery – a somber visit that comes in stark contrast to the hysteria on his arrival in the United States May 9.
An emergency spacewalk may be in the cards for the six residents of the International Space Station, a NASA spokesman told FoxNews.com, to resolve a radiator leaking small white flakes of ammonia into the cold reach of space.
Two NASA space telescopes have captured what appears to be the most powerful star explosion ever detected, a cosmic event so luminous that scientists dubbed it “eye-wateringly bright” despite being 3.6 billion light-years from Earth.
Thousands of soldiers are waiting to hear if they have lost their jobs as part of cuts to bring the regular Army down to 82,000 troops by 2020. Military chiefs announced in January that they would make 5,300 job cuts over the next year in the biggest tranche of job losses to hit the Army since the 1990s.
The National Audit Office said that the decision to delay spending on a new radar system named Crowsnest will mean that any new aircraft carrier will not be fully operational until 2022, two years later than promised.
Australia’s military has reached agreement with Eurocopter’s local subsidiary to fix problems with its MRH-90 transport helicopter that could see the troubled aircraft cleared later this year, the government said May 9.
by Mackenzie Eaglen, Fox News
The sequester has been law for almost two years. But the Pentagon’s delayed planning for implementing it has now made it easier for Congress to keep massive defense cuts on the books.