March 12, 2012

THE WORLD

COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

Sleepless In Toulouse

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High Stakes

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THE WORLD

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Sleepless In Toulouse

Airbus A350 development faces renewed risks

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High Stakes

Political storms mar an improving EADS performance

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Evergreen Twin

Boeing 787 technology could sharpen 777 competitive edge until 777X arrives

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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

Team Transitions

SAN FRANCISCO Boeing is advancing its 777 and 787 programs by shuffling duties for two veterans at its Everett, Wash., widebody jet factory. Vice President Larry Loftis has become general manager of the Boeing 787, where the emphasis is on production increases and the introduction of the airplane’s long-range 787-9 variant into final assembly.

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MIDDLE EAST

‘Grinch’ Goes East

Advanced missiles lost in Libya appear in Lebanon and Gaza

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MIDDLE EAST

Missile Vs. Missile

Israel accelerates missile defenses as insurgent weapons multiply

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DEFENSE

Balancing Act

U.K. weighs program changes to bring defense budget in line

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DEFENSE

UAVs for Hire

New contracts boost the growing unmanned-aircraft fee-for-service market

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SPACE

Thrust for the Moon

Engineers in China’s space industry pursue an enormous range of engine developments

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