Aircraft

Aircraft

robotic

Robots have been used for a long time in factories and in the automotive industry, however, there has been limited use in the aerospace...
stealth bomber

The Chinese state-run Aviation Industry Corporation AVIC may have given a first look at the H-20 stealth bomber. A promotional video showcasing a new...
laser weapons

Most refueling aircraft were designed without defensive systems, but future conflicts could require tankers to move closer to the fight, necessitating the adoption of...
turkish military forces

The Turkish Armed Forces, which are a part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s JSF program, along with a number of prominent NATO allies...
ISR

The increasing integration of Android and iOS-based devices is a major trend in the global airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) market. The Android...
evacuation helicotper

A light utility helicopter prototype, VRT500, will be manufactured by Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, by the end of 2019. The aircraft...
defense export

Israel's defense export in 2017 reached $9.2 billion, according to figures published by SIBAT, the International Defense Cooperation Directorate of the Israel Ministry of...
stealth aircraft

Stealth aircraft rely on special paint and body design to absorb and deflect radio waves—making them invisible to traditional radar. They also use electronic...
helicopter

The H225 helicopter is known for its speed, range, and payload in the 11-ton-category twin-turbine rotorcraft. It is the newest member of Airbus’ Super...
in mid-air

UASs mid-air launch and recovery is one of the technologies that interest the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Dynetics has been awarded...
maintenance

The US Army spends close to 60 percent of funds for a given air platform on maintenance and sustainment. The Black Hawk undergoes maintenance...
IAI

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) and Czech Aero Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. signed a partnership agreement relating to technical and marketing cooperation for the military...
rotorcraft

Rotorcraft require a heavy burden of maintenance due to flying at high speeds. An on-demand control technology of composite material behavior could enable a...
small diameter bomb

Poor weather and battlefield obscurants continue to endanger warfighters and fighter pilots as adversaries rely on these conditions to escape attacks. This has established...
pilots

In-flight fires, smoke, or fumes account for an average of one precautionary landing every day, according to the FAA. A prototype, first-of-its-kind heads-up display...
Monitoring Pilot Physiology

A solution that can predict and prevent the onset of hypoxia-like symptoms in pilots has been developed. The VigilOX is a pilot-worn sensing system...
Supersonic commercial travel

Supersonic commercial travel is on the horizon. NASA awarded Lockheed Martin Skunk Works a contract to design, build and flight test the Low-Boom Flight...
sensor

A new embedded wireless vibration/shock sensor solution has been launched recently. The G-Link-200-OEM sensor is small, light, easy to integrate and produces high-speed vibration...
UAV

Lockheed Martin has revealed the existence of a formerly secret UAV.  Although the X-44A’s existence is no longer a secret, Lockheed is not yet...
rotary-wing

The US Army’s Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team wants to integrate new unmanned aerial systems into its family of rotary-wing aircraft, according to the...
hypersonic

China has made another step in the direction of developing hypersonic flight technology. Beijing is building a hypersonic wind tunnel to test hypersonic aircraft...
Air Traffic Control Tower

Switzerland is on the cusp of becoming the first country to formally integrate drones into the air traffic management system that controls its airspace. The...

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