- 'Awfully Slow Warfare' Burgess, Richard R. // Sea Power;Apr2005, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on the application of new information technologies in the U.S. Navy's operation. Advantages of advances in acoustic processing and communications for maritime operations; Statement of John B. Nathman, commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command, on reducing antisubmarine warfare...
- New CF-18 fatigue tests raise more doubts... Mann, P. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/17/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 7, p18
Canada is buying 138 CF-18 attack fighters for nearly $6 billion. About 105 have been delivered so far. Limited fatigue test data gathered on an instrumented CF-18 suggest the aircraft's service life could suffer a heavy and costly reduction, from 20 years to 12. Senior Canadian defense...
- German report identifies technical, cost... Mordoff, K.F. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/27/1988, Vol. 128 Issue 26, p23
Reports on possibility that the European fighter aircraft (EFA) won't meet its operational requirements on time and will exceed projected costs. Report by the German Federal Audit Office lists risk areas. German backing; System price and purchases; Life cycle; Engine development.
- MiG-29 design merges old, new technologies. Lenorovitz, J.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/26/88, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p40
Discusses the Soviet Union's Mikoyan MiG-29 combat aircraft. It is rugged, and designed mainly for offensive air-to-air missions. It has a range of 1960s to 1980s technologies, and was displayed at the Farnborough Air Show in England. Technical description; Design and airframe; Rudder...
- Gripen's first flight boosters hopes for... Brown, D.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/19/1988-12/26/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 25, p16
Reports on the successful first flight of the Swedish JAS-39 Gripen multirole combat aircraft prototype and the boost it gives to industry. Hopefully, the program will survive a critical review brought on by increasing production costs for otheraircraft.
- Polish air force adds chaff and flare dispensers to Soviet-built Su-22 Fitters. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/27/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 9, p23
Shows a Soviet-built Sukhoi Su-22 Fitters aircraft in service with the Polish air force.
- Pentagon, Commerce at impasse on FS-X after deal falls apart. Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p28
Talks about a compromise set forth by the Commerce and Defense departments for a licensing and technical assistance agreement between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and General Dynamics for the Fighter Support-Experimental (FS-X) aircraft. The compromise didn't go over and the deal fell apart. ...
- Brazilian air force to accept first production AMX in August. Kolcum, E.H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/20/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p87
Reports that the first production AMX fighter/bomber will be delivered to the Brazilian air force in August, and six will be in service by year's end. The aircraft was jointly developed by Aeritalia of Italy, Italy's Aermacchi and Brazil's Embraer. It's South America's largest joint aircraft...
- Revised FS-X pact eases trade, technology concerns. Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p16
Discusses the revised US-Japanese FS-X fighter program and additional agreements signed by President Bush. Congress can still kill the program, which many view as a threat to US security and competitiveness. Shifting support; Japan's options; Technologies withheld. INSET: General Dynamics...