The Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 saw its combat debut with the Israeli Air Force (IAF) last year, and company CEO Marilyn Hewson put in a plug on July 1 for what she said the F-35, known as the Adir–“Mighty One”–in Israel, will provide for the IAF in the future. “We must ...

Russia’s ZALA Aero Group, the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) division of Kalashnikov, unveiled a “kamikaze” drone–the KUB-BLA–at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 17. The small UAS is designed to have a maximum speed of ...

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on Monday started soliciting research proposals for high performance leading edges for hypersonic air platforms. DARPA released a presolicitation notice for the Materials Architectures and Characterization for Hypersonics (MACH) program, which ...