Australia's jump jet strike fighter option: lessons from the UK
If Australia is serious about buying the jump jet version of the Joint Strike Fighter it would be wise to look at why the UK is the only country to change its mind on which version of the aircraft to buy.
How Sentinel will hunt for hidden asteroids
Asteroids of various sizes whiz past our planet all the time. Some we know about, but many we don't, and new ones are identified on an almost weekly basis. (In fact one such recently-discovered asteroid named 2014 HQ214, ...
Taiwan holds computer war games against China attack
Taiwan Monday launched computerised war games featuring its newly acquired AH-64 Apache helicopters helping counter a simulated attack by a Chinese aircraft carrier group, officials and media said.
India unveils home-built aircraft carrier (Update)
India has launched its first home-built aircraft carrier, marking another milestone in its efforts to bolster its maritime presence.
Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier
Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962.
Navy completes 1st unmanned carrier landing (Update)
The U.S. Navy says it has landed a drone the size of a fighter jet on an aircraft carrier for the first time.
Avengers-style Helicarrier is still pie in the sky
(Phys.org) —One of the most impressive features of last year's blockbuster smash The Avengers was a gigantic flying aircraft carrier powered by four immense propellers.
US Navy launches unmanned aircraft from carrier
The U.S. Navy for the first time Tuesday launched an unmanned aircraft the size of a fighter jet from a warship in the Atlantic Ocean, as it wades deeper into America's drone program amid growing concerns ...
What's it like to fly a plane with shuttle on top?
(AP)—It's the ultimate piggyback ride: A space shuttle perched atop a Boeing 747 as the pair crisscrosses the country.
Weather woes again delay US space shuttle transfer
Bad weather has for a second time forced authorities to delay the transfer of the space shuttle Endeavour from Florida to California, with the move now set for later this week, NASA said Tuesday.
Space shuttle Endeavour to make historic final ferry flight
(Phys.org)—Space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop NASA's modified 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), will make the final ferry flight of the Space Shuttle Program era when it departs Monday, Sept. 17, from NASA's Kennedy ...
Shuttles come nose to nose
NASA's space shuttles Endeavour and Atlantis switched locations today at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and in the process came "nose-to-nose" for the last time in front of Orbiter Processing Facility 3. ...
Space shuttle 'grazes' wing in final river voyage
The final frontier may be tough, but, as a damaged wingtip proves, the space shuttle Enterprise's final journey by barge through New York is no picnic.
Shuttle Enterprise flight over New York City metro area moved to April 27
NASA managers, in coordination with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, tentatively are targeting Friday, April 27, for the ferry of space shuttle Enterprise from Washington Dulles International Airport to John ...