The use of laser weapons in the battle space continues to attract investment...
- Directed energy: the holy grail of space-based missile defence
- USAF invests in Boeing F-15EX and F-15 upgrade, reduces F-35 numbers
- Lockheed Martin awards atomic clocks contract for GPS IIIF satellites
- A global effort to prevent cyber warfare: new issue of Global Defence Technology out now
- UK Defence Secretary meets STEM apprentices at RAF Cosford
BAE Systems wins DARPA contract for air mission planning software
BAE Systems has secured a contract from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue the development of autonomy software to improve air mission planning for the military.
Directed energy: the holy grail of space-based missile defence
The use of laser weapons in the battle space continues to attract investment and attention has recently turned to space. Andrew Tunnicliffe asks whether the US Department of Defence’s plan to use directed energy weapons from space is feasible.
USAF invests in Boeing F-15EX and F-15 upgrade, reduces F-35 numbers
In the US Air Force (USAF) 2020 Budget announced by US President Donald Trump last week, the USAF outlined its intentions to buy eight Boeing F-15EX to replace its aging F-15Cs, despite the fact it is continuing to procure 48 new F-35 aircraft each year from Lockheed Martin.
Lockheed Martin awards atomic clocks contract for GPS IIIF satellites
Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract to Frequency Electronics (FEI) to qualify atomic clocks for potential use on the US Air Force’s (USAF) next-generation GPS IIIF satellites.
A global effort to prevent cyber warfare: new issue of Global Defence Technology out now
In this issue: Why we need international collaboration to prevent cyber warfare, how the F-35 could become vulnerable to hacking, solving NATO’s troop mobility issues in Europe, Dstl's new AI system to detect enemy rader, and more.
USAF awards funding to 51 companies at inaugural Pitch Day event
The US Air Force (USAF) has handed out contracts to 51 companies at the inaugural Air Force Pitch Day event held in New York, US.
UK Defence Secretary meets STEM apprentices at RAF Cosford
UK Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson and Royal Air Force (RAF) Air Marshal Sue Gray, the highest ranking woman in the British Armed Forces, marked International Women’s Day on Friday at the Defence College of Technical Training in RAF Cosford.
Ball Aerospace to work on second phase of Hallmark programme
Ball Aerospace has received a contract to work on the second phase of the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Hallmark programme.
Infrared search and track technology gives fighter aircraft stealth vision
Infrared search and track technology promises to enhance sensor suites for next-generation fighter aircraft, especially when it comes to spotting stealth aircraft without using radar. Grant Turnbull visited European defence manufacturer Leonardo in Nerviano, Italy, to find out more about this technology.
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