Mandy Mayfield

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  • Navy News

    Navy Doubles ‘Tech Bridges’ to Boost Collaboration

    June 24, 2020

    The Navy is establishing six new “Tech Bridges” to increase collaboration and information sharing between industry, academia, Naval labs and other military services.

  • Air Power

    JUST IN: Air Force Considering Reconfiguring F-22 Trainers for Combat

    June 22, 2020

    The Air Force is looking to bolster its fleet of F-22 Raptors by taking a number of the aircraft from the service’s formal training unit and reconfiguring them for combat operations, the commander of Air Combat Command said June 22.

  • Shipbuilding

    Navy, Industry Eager to Develop Bigger Robo-Ships

    June 19, 2020

    As the Navy’s first medium-sized robotic ship, Sea Hunter, sails the waters off the California coast, its next iteration is being built in a shipyard thousands of miles away in Mississippi.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    FLIR Systems Awarded Contract for Nano Drones

    June 17, 2020

    The Army awarded FLIR Systems a second contract worth $20.6 million to provide the service with additional miniature reconnaissance drones as part of the ongoing soldier-borne sensor program.

  • Air Power

    BREAKING: Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant Aircraft Hits New Speed Milestone

    June 16, 2020

    The Sikorsky-Boeing built Defiant aircraft— a next-generation helicopter being developed under the Army’s joint multi-role technology demonstrator program — achieved a key milestone by reaching speeds of 205 knots, company representatives said June 16.

  • Army News

    JUST IN: Army Futures Command Boosting AI Training

    June 10, 2020

    Army Futures Command is investing in a number of new efforts to help bolster its soldiers understanding of Artificial Intelligence, the commands leader said June 10.

  • Air Force News

    Air Force Fixes Bugs Following Hacker Challenge

    June 04, 2020

    The Air Force was able to identify more than 460 security vulnerabilities in its virtual data center with the help of a bug bounty facilitator company.

  • Army News

    Army Develops Model to Aid Epidemic Predictions

    June 03, 2020

    Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Army researchers have developed a new mathematical model that could improve future disease outbreak predictions based on how information mutates as it is transmitted.

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