0
$0.00
Cart
X

Your Cart

Euro Tanker Program Plans To Expand

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Didier Plantecoste, head of the MRTT program at Airbus, says the allied tanker program is wooing new European customers in “the South.”

read entire article

Leonardo’s New UAV Targets Pay-As-You-Go ISR Market

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Fabrizio Boggiani, senior vice president of airborne marketing, says he sees “significant opportunities” for expanding Leonardo’s market share by selling mission packages to international institutions and countries who don’t “want to buy and own the asset, but want us to fly where they ask us to fly.”

read entire article

NATO’s Strength: A Burden-sharing Success Story

Posted by Murielle Delaporte on


In an era when NATO gets slammed on a regular basis by President Trump, there’s one key alliance success — the ability of 29 countries to work together on the battlefield.

read entire article

India Is Going Big on New Fighters; Lockheed, Boeing Pledge Indian Plants

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Boeing, Lockheed, Dassault Aviation of France, the European Eurofighter consortium, Sweden’s Saab, and United Aircraft Corporation of Russia are all jockeying for position for an Indian fighter contract worth $15 billion for 110 planes, and an $8 billion navy program of around 60 aircraft.

read entire article

From Paris To Orbit: France’s New Space Strategy

Posted by Murielle Delaporte on


With the landmark CSO-1 satellite launch December 19th and a new space strategy out soon, the French government is finally stepping up in space. A French-led, Europe-wide effort to modernize space capabilities had been announced in 2010, but it had been stalled for lack of urgency and funding. Now that’s changing.

read entire article

Boeing-Leonardo Team Scoops Up $2.38B UH-1N Replacement Deal

Posted by Colin Clark on


The head of Strategic Command must be very happy this evening, having learned that the Air Force is finally buying a new helicopter to guard America’s ICBM fields. The Boeing-Leonardo team won the contract to supply 84 helicopters.

read entire article

Aid To Israel Isn’t Foreign Aid; It’s An Investment

Posted by Yoram Ettinger on


Israel faces increasingly tight restrictions on its Foreign Military Financing from the U.S., as Breaking D readers know. In the past, when the US provided Israeli with grants under the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program, Israel could convert 25 percent of the aid from dollars into shekels to buy Israeli products and support local R&D. The… Keep reading →

read entire article

Trump’s Wrecking Ball Ideology

Posted by James Kitfield on


A year ago, it would have been tempting to write off President Trump’s “bull in a china shop” diplomacy as the product of inexperience and impulsiveness. However, after eighteen months in the White House tenure, Trump is looking like a man with a method, a leader acting according to a consistent ideology — if not… Keep reading →

read entire article

Can’t Spend? Won’t Spend? 4 Lessons From NATO’s Bottom Lines

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Most NATO nations don’t pay much. Most nations CAN’T pay much. Most spend on the wrong things. But most of them are moving in the right direction.

read entire article

China’s Eating Up US Drone Market; U.S. Troops At Risk

Posted by Paul McLeary on


While Washington struggles to update its arms export policies, China is spreading its influence, one drone sale at a time.

read entire article