Aircraft

Aircraft

Photo illust. US Air Force aircraft assembly

A new kind of robotics, called relative robots, have the potential to revolutionize the production of large-scale systems, from airplanes to bridges to entire...
steel foam wing

Modern airplane wings are built from a specific type of aluminum alloy that allows the wing to be light and strong. However, now researchers...
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Optionally piloted capabilities to a helicopter that is the U.S. Army’s primary medium lift utility transport and air assault aircraft. Since making its first...
bell

A subsidiary of the defense company Textron, Bell Helicopter, has recently unveiled its newest attack reconnaissance helicopter. For the first time Bell has showcased...
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When flying an aircraft, access to information is critical. Advanced display technology can provide the enhanced situational awareness required for mission success.  A new night...
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The global community of C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed 2 million flight hours. These hours were logged beginning with the C-130J's first flight...
detecting f-35

The F-35 program is one of the more expensive weapon development programs in history, with the program costs, up to the year 2070, reaching...
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A platform that blends the GPS satellite navigation system with inertial navigation system (INS) technology was needed at the U.S. Air Force. The solution...
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Retrofitting aircraft that are already owned by the Army is a major cost-saving measure over purchasing new builds. US Combat aviators have recently conducted...
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2019 has been undoubtedly the year of artificial intelligence in the US military. Military leaders recognize AI’s potentially seismic impact on their mission and...
Photo Su-57 Wikiemdia

An unmanned stealth UAV has flown for the first time along a Su-57 fifth-generation stealth fighter, in order to “broaden the fighter’s radar...
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Aerial systems can perform large scale evacuation in cases where rescuing many patients and survivors and swiftly bringing them to medical installations is required....
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Stealthy fighter jets suffer from a major problem: They must store all of their fuel, sensors, and weapons internally. While previous-generation fighters stored this...
Photo F-35 wing by IAI

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Lockheed Martin marked the delivery of the 100th advanced combat aircraft F-35 wing delivered by IAI. The F-35 is the...
HH-60W Approved for production

Lockheed Martin today announced the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program achieved a Milestone C decision from the U.S. Air Force, which moves...
flying car v-22 osprey

The United States Air Force has scheduled plans to begin working on Agility Prime, the military’s effort to develop flying cars and ultimately replace...
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The evolving threat from heat-seeking missiles has been driving the development of distributed-aperture 360-degree coverage capabilities, while the low integration demand this type of...
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By ARIE EGOZI Turkey may soon purchase additional Russian-made weapon systems. This after it completed the deployment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems. Turkish Foreign...
C5 Galaxy by US Air Force (1)

3D printing technology is developing and pushing technologies in aviation to newer heights. It is only a matter of time until major aircraft components...
Photo V-22 Osprey US Air Force Wikimedia

The IDF is modernizing its squadrons of fighter jets and helicopters. IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi has reportedly determined the operational need...
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Aircraft systems are increasingly reliant on networked communications systems, much like modern cars. The auto industry has already taken steps to address similar concerns...
light attack aircraft

The United States Air Force is looking to increase its light attack aircraft capabilities by allocating some of the unspent Air Force budget to...

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