Global Defense MarketSeptember 12, 2018
Delta-Q — a Vancouver, Canada-based industrial battery charger company — has begun developing lithium ion-based battery chargers that can help small drones operate for longer periods of time, said a company executive.
Air PowerSeptember 10, 2018
The Air Force has begun a series of major upgrades to its oldest aircraft — the B-52H Stratofortress — to keep the fleet viable until about 2050.
Air PowerAugust 27, 2018
The Air Force’s light attack aircraft experiment, also known as OA-X, can be viewed as one of the Pentagon’s key attempts to try to break the cumbersome acquisition paradigm. Less than two years after the effort was announced, the service is moving toward procuring a new aircraft.
Research and DevelopmentAugust 01, 2018
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has enlisted Ginkgo Bioworks — a Boston-based synthetic DNA company — in several initiatives meant to get ahead of potential biological threats such as infectious disease outbreaks or even bioterrorism.
Research and DevelopmentJuly 31, 2018
New research from scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Draper, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based advanced technology company, seeks to understand how to develop more functional exoskeletons.
Global Defense MarketJuly 30, 2018
Australia is investing heavily in new unmanned aerial vehicles and submarine hunters as competition from China heats up, said one analyst.
Missile DefenseJuly 27, 2018
The United States and Canada are beginning to study potential replacements for a jointly operated network of unmanned air defense radars at the top of North America. However, the re-emergence of great power competition could prompt the close allies to develop new missile warning capabilities.
Global Defense MarketJuly 16, 2018
The United Kingdom is looking to forge partnerships between British and U.S. defense contractors to develop technologies for special operators, officials said.