Defense

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FCAS Initial Demonstrator Phase 1A Contracts Awarded

The tri-national Future Combat Air System (FCAS; or Système Combat Aérien Futur, or SCAF, in French) has now officially launched as the governments of France and Germany together awarded the …

First P-8A Poseidon Arrives in U.K.

Egypt, Italy in Talks on Possible FREMM Buy

missiles being taken off of a bomber

Geopolitics

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U.K. Commits Joint Expeditionary Force to NATO Readiness Initiative

At the first NATO Defense Ministers meeting of 2020, Britain’s defense secretary, Ben Wallace, used the occasion to reassure NATO’s European members that the United Kingdom remains a key element …

Assembly Standoff Leads to Crisis in El Salvador

2020 Global Defense Spending Annual Snapshot: Part 4

2020 Global Defense Spending Annual Snapshot: Part 3

2020 Global Defense Spending Annual Snapshot: Part 2

Civil & Commercial Aerospace

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Airbus and Boeing Report January 2020 Commercial Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Airbus Sets New All-Time Backlog Record as Boeing 777X Makes First Flight by J. Kasper Oestergaard, European Correspondent, Forecast International. In January 2020, Boeing and Airbus delivered 13 and 31 …