Articles by Bradley Perrett



U.S. Cans $39Bln Chopper Program

  • 25 February 04
  • Reuters
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin may get new business from the Pentagon's decision to cancel the Comanche scout helicopter, a senior executive said Tuesday.

Boeing to Build New, Quiet Version of 747

  • 27 February 02
  • Reuters
Boeing Co. on Tuesday launched its latest attempt to revive flagging sales of the 747 wide-body airliner, offering a new version of the jumbo jet that would fly farther and make less noise.

Dubai Airline Buys 51 Planes for $15Bln

  • 06 November 01
  • Reuters
Dubai airline Emirates gave a massive boost to the world's civil aircraft industry Sunday, announcing $15 billion in deals for planes from Boeing Co. and EADS affiliate Airbus SAS.

Britain's BAE Also Cheers Lockheed's New Contract

  • 29 October 01
  • Reuters
British defense contractor BAE Systems PLC has tightened its grip on the slippery combat aircraft business with the victory of partner Lockheed Martin Corp. in the huge U.S. Joint Strike Fighter competition.

Experts Struggle to Protect Air Travel

  • 14 September 01
  • Reuters
Aviation experts could think of no sure way to prevent suicide terror attacks using aircraft.

Ministry Publishes Missiles Book

  • 02 July 01
  • Reuters
A recently published book details the performance of Russia's tactical ballistic missiles.

Book Bares Secrets of Russia's Nuclear Arsenal

  • 17 August 00
  • Reuters
Until now, the West has relied mostly on estimates about strategic weapons.

Airlines Back Airbus With A3XX Orders

Boeing Order Opens Way for More

Forgeries Bedevil Australian Premier