New Features information at Airforce Technology New and updated information from Features listed on www.airforce-technology.com http://www.airforce-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airforce-technology.com/ New Features information at Airforce Technology http://www.airforce-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Global Defence Technology: Issue 80 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-80-5947857/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-80-5947857/ In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:00 GMT September's top stories: MD Helicopters wins $1.4bn contract, Canada requests F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft worth $5.23bn http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5940553/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5940553/ MD Helicopters secured a $1.4bn contract for MD 530 armed scout attack helicopters, Canada requested $5.23bn sale of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft from the US. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from September 2017. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 79 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-79-5925874/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-79-5925874/ In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns over Trident, naval construc… Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:11:00 GMT August's top stories: USAF awards $1.8bn LRSO weapon design work, Nigeria requests A-29 Super Tucano aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5910378/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5910378/ USAF awarded $1.8bn worth contracts for LRSO weapon design work, Nigeria requested the $593m sale of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons from US. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from August 2017. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Intercepting intercontinental missiles http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureintercepting-intercontinental-missiles-5898544/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureintercepting-intercontinental-missiles-5898544/ Intercepting an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in flight has often been described as hitting a bullet with a bullet, and it makes for a pretty accurate analogy. Dr Gareth Evans asks whether it can be done. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Friend or foe: securing aircraft IFF systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefriend-or-foe-securing-aircraft-iff-systems-5898618/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefriend-or-foe-securing-aircraft-iff-systems-5898618/ The US Air Force has contracted Raytheon to provide secure identification friend-or-foe (IFF) equipment in a bid to help safeguard aircraft. IFF technology, which helps radar operators and missile crews tell the difference between friendly and potent… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 78 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-78-5897919/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-78-5897919/ In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’, the future of littoral warfare and more. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:29:00 GMT July's top stories: Brimstone missile's first live fire trial, British RAF to begin recruiting women http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5886712/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-airforce-5886712/ MBDA’s Brimstone missile successfully completed the first live test firing from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, the British RAF is to allow women into ground close combat roles for the first time. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines fr… Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 77 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-77-5871030/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-77-5871030/ In this issue: South Korea’s defence strategy, NATO’s cyber security upgrades, the future of Scotland’s military bases, stealth solutions for refuelling tankers, new research into supercavitating torpedoes and more. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:33:00 GMT Maxwell: smart base pilot kicks off http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremaxwell-smart-base-pilot-kicks-off-5865006/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremaxwell-smart-base-pilot-kicks-off-5865006/ AT&T has announced it is working with Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, to pilot a more efficient and effective “smart base.” The concept uses Internet of Things technology to pull together connected smart perimeters, gate monitoring, no… Sun, 09 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: US approves $1.3bn sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft, USAF grounds F-35A aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-us-approves-13bn-sale-of-gulfstream-g550-aircraft-usaf-grounds-f-35a-aircraft-5860449/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-us-approves-13bn-sale-of-gulfstream-g550-aircraft-usaf-grounds-f-35a-aircraft-5860449/ The US approved a potential $1.3bn foreign military sale of Gulfstream G550 aircraft to Australia, USAF grounded F-35A aircraft over pilot oxygen supply issue. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from June 2017. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT A stealth solution for the US Air Force's biggest birds http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-stealth-solution-for-the-us-air-forces-biggest-birds-5852434/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurea-stealth-solution-for-the-us-air-forces-biggest-birds-5852434/ Pentagon chiefs are looking to Silicon Valley to present ideas for a ‘now you see me, now you don’t’ cloaking technology for the largest aircraft in the fleet – aerial refuelling tankers. According to top officials from the Air Mobility Command, ther… Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT F-35 Lightning: up and away http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuref-35-lightning-up-and-away-5851856/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuref-35-lightning-up-and-away-5851856/ April’s arrival of F-35 Lightning IIs at RAF Lakenheath at the start of their first ever deployment outside of the US marked a significant milestone for an aircraft which has been making the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT All a Kaggle: DSTL teamup identifies novel ways to evaluate defence data http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureall-a-kaggle-dstl-teamup-identifies-novel-ways-to-evaluate-defence-data-5835935/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureall-a-kaggle-dstl-teamup-identifies-novel-ways-to-evaluate-defence-data-5835935/ The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) recently partnered with Kaggle, the world’s largest data science competition community, to identify novel methods to evaluate large, complex data sets. The competition attracted over 5,000 sub… Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 76 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-76-5836037/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-76-5836037/ In this issue: The UK’s new virtual training capability, how small businesses can secure MoD contracts, benefits of networking radios for dismounted combat, contenders for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle, improving MRO availability wit… Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:36:00 GMT May's top stories: USAF test-fires Minuteman III, New Zealand requests P-8A Poseidon aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-usaf-test-fires-minuteman-iii-new-zealand-requests-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-5825139/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-usaf-test-fires-minuteman-iii-new-zealand-requests-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-5825139/ The USAF conducted a further test-fire of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), US DSCA notified Congress of a potential $1.46bn foreign military sale of P-8A aircraft to New Zealand. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the… Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 75 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more. Wed, 10 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT April's top stories: Boeing wins $2.2bn contract, Israel commissions David's Sling http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-boeing-wins-22bn-contract-israel-commissions-davids-sling-5800435/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-boeing-wins-22bn-contract-israel-commissions-davids-sling-5800435/ Boeing secured a $2.2bn contract to modernise maritime patrol capabilities of P-8A Poseidon aircraft worldwide, Israel commissioned David's Sling missile defence system. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from April 2017. Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 74 http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ In this issue: The EU army that isn’t an army, BAE Systems on cyber security skills, innovation in explosive trace detection, Airbus’ high-altitude pseudo-satellite, the UK’s $1bn deal for US-built Predator B aircraft, piracy in Somalia after Operati… Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT March's top stories: USAF awards landing gear support contract, Belgium to replace F-16 fleet http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-usaf-awards-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-belgium-plans-to-replace-f-16-fleet-5778638/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-usaf-awards-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-belgium-plans-to-replace-f-16-fleet-5778638/ USAF awards $909m landing gear support contract to AAR, Belgium plans to replace F-16 Fighting Falcon with new combat aircraft. Airforce-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from March 2017. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT