Emerging TechnologiesJuly 13, 2018
For decades, the United States didn’t show a sense of urgency for developing missiles and aircraft that could reach hypersonic speeds — defined as Mach 5 and higher.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsJuly 11, 2018
A General Atomics MQ-9B SkyGuardian successfully flew from North Dakota to the United Kingdom, marking the first time a medium-altitude, long endurance remotely piloted vehicle transited over the Atlantic, the company announced July 11.
Air PowerJuly 06, 2018
Boeing is developing an advanced cockpit display for its block III F/A-18 Super Hornet that pilots who were raised in the age of iPads will be comfortable using, a company official said.
SpaceJune 25, 2018
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, standing before a large crowd of government and industry officials, declared that the service’s space enterprise would dramatically cut the time it takes to develop a new satellite system.
Maritime SecurityJune 07, 2018
Rare is the defense industry conference nowadays that doesn’t have at least one panel discussion with the word “innovation” in its title. If innovation can just be achieved or harnessed, then all the military’s technology problems will be solved.
Air PowerMay 23, 2018
The Navy’s decision to proceed with a new version of Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet — along with a recent order from Kuwait — has the company bullish on its ability to compete in the international jet fighter market.
InfotechMay 16, 2018
Gordon E. Moore, founder of Fairchild Electronics, wrote his influential article, “Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits” — which gave the world “Moore’s Law” — in the April 1965 issue of Electronics Magazine.
Special OperationsMay 07, 2018
There perhaps has been no higher profile Special Operations Command technology development program over the past few years than the tactical assault light operator suit, or TALOS.