Last year the US Defense Innovation Unit Experimental - which is aimed at...
USAF’s first GPS III satellite establishes remote connectivity
The US Air Force’s (USAF) first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) has successfully communicated with the next-generation operational control system (OCX).
US AFRL discovers new method for wireless communications
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has discovered a new way to amplify communication signals for the next-generation wearable electronics, flexible sensors and radar systems.
Lockheed to supply ELGTRs to Nato member countries
Lockheed Martin has agreed to supply enhanced laser-guided training rounds (ELGTRs) to Nato member countries.
USAF’s Mini Crypto programme passes production readiness review
Viasat and the US Air Force (USAF) have completed the production readiness review (PRR) phase of the Mini Crypto programme.
Ball Aerospace to supply environmental satellite to US DoD
Ball Aerospace has been contracted to supply advanced operational environmental satellite system for the US Department of Defense (DoD).
Pivotal: innovative partnership saves big on US Air Force fuel costs
Last year the US Defense Innovation Unit Experimental - which is aimed at strengthening relationships with top non-defence firms - partnered with Pivotal to work on a system for tanker refuelling. The system was built and delivered in a very short timeframe and is already operational. According to Pivotal it is currently saving the US Air Force $1 million per day in fuel costs. Claire Apthorp spoke to the company to find out more about this astonishing success story.
USAF’s third GPS III satellite to begin environmental test
Lockheed Martin has completed assembly of the third GPS III satellite intended for use by the US Air Force (USAF).
Australia’s Buccaneer satellite launched into orbit
Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced that the Buccaneer cube satellite has been successfully launched into orbit.
Mercury receives microelectronics’ follow-on order for airborne EW
Mercury Systems has received an order from an unknown defence prime contractor for microelectronics to be used in airborne electronic warfare (EW).
C295 Armed Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircraft, France
C295 Armed ISR (Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance) is the latest variant of the C295 series of transport and surveillance aircraft.
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