Last year the US Defense Innovation Unit Experimental - which is aimed at...
Saab to support South Korean AESA fighter radar development
Saab has received an order to support the development of an airborne AESA fighter radar for South Korea.
Lockheed wins $961m contract to upgrade USAF’s Sniper pods
Lockheed Martin has secured a $961m contract to upgrade Sniper advanced targeting pods (ATPs) for the US Air Force (USAF).
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.
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