Tuesday May 14
This Is Bristol
Rolls-Royce backing for 1,000mph Bloodhound bid
THE ambitious project to build a 1,000mph car got another Bristol boost as Rolls-Royce announced it is to be a major sponsor for the world record attempt.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rolls-Royce to back supercar project
Its major involvement is to oversee the supercar's EJ200 jet engine, a Rolls power plant normally found in a Eurofighter-Typhoon. Bloodhound will use this jet to raise its speed to about 350mph before igniting a rocket motor to take it supersonic.
Wed May 08, 2013
in Focus: Raf Typhoons put through paces at Red Flag
The UK Royal Air Force 's fast jet inventory has undergone a dramatic transformation over the decade since its Operation "Telic" involvement during the second Gulf War with Iraq in 2003, rationalising to just two types: the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Panavia Tornado GR4.
Wed May 01, 2013
Australia to back F-35 buy in new defence blueprint
Australia's government is expected to affirm plans to buy up to 100 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, according to a defense blueprint to be released on Friday, easing concerns hanging over the future of the controversial stealth fighter.
Bloodhound diary: Sticky and hot
A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph . Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, the Bloodhound SSC vehicle will mount an assault on the land speed record.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
UAE head feted in Britain, Cameron urged to raise torture claims
The president of the United Arab Emirates met Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday on a visit to Britain where Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to raise allegations that UAE police tortured British citizens.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Marmot's Hole
KF-X on cover of Aviation Week
In all of the West, only one all-new fighter, the Lockheed Martin F-35, is in full-scale development.
Here’s how a Typhoon multirole aircraft can hit two targets at the same time
Here's how a Typhoon multirole aircraft can hit two targets at the same time with a single targeting pod The recent article about the Typhoon fighter jet performing first laser guided, self designating, simultaneous guided bomb drops sparked some debate.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The London Free Press
The shape of wings to come?
At Lockheed Martin's giant Fort Worth, Texas, plant, they're building a warplane billed as a game changer for air forces of the U.S. and key allies like Canada.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Pentagon sees risks, progress on Lockheed's F-35 jet
Top Pentagon officials on Wednesday cited both progress and continuing risks on the $396 billion Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter program, and said Singapore had shown "tremendous interest" in the next-generation stealth fighter.
Is Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) About to Take a Giant Hit?
If there's one thing a company doesn't want to be known for, it's failure. Arguably, next in line to failure would be asininely expensive.
Korea jet deal hope for BAE Systems
A BID to supply Eurofighter Typhoons to South Korea is being made by a four-nation consortium, it has been revealed.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Review: EF-2000 Typhoon "Cerberus"
During the Cold War, America's allies in Europe were just a stone's throw away from the reach of the Soviet Air Force.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
A peep through a useless fence
When the cold war came to an end, many military airfields in central Europe became obsolete.
Silicon Alley Insider
Fighter Jet Performs Two Simultaneous Laser Guided Bomb Drops For The First Time
According to Eurofighter, further successful tests were conducted using the same two-seater plane with 2 x SRAAM, 4 x AMRAAM, 2 x underwing tanks, 4 x GBU-16 and 1 x LDP pod; approximately double the F-16 weapons load.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Alenia, Eurofighter finalize deal for Oman order
Alenia Aermacchi of Italy and aircraft manufacturing consortium Eurofighter GmbH have signed $221.8 million deal for components, systems and services.
Lancashire Evening Post
Jet-setting BAE engineer to inspire next generation
Natasha Elders, 24, of Broadgate, Preston, who works on the Eurofighter Typhoon team at BAE Systems, will meet young people from the United Arab Emirates at a skills show aimed at helping create a highly-skilled workforce.