Defence companies and governments are still ironing out issues with fifth-generation fighter aircraft,...
- Future fighter aircraft: contractors slate sixth-generation concepts
- Boeing to develop virtual training system for RAF and USAF aircrews
- USAF to display communications link for allied forces at Bold Quest
- Fire fight: using military drone swarms to tackle civil emergencies
- Rocket Lab launches three R&D satellites for US DoD Space Test Program
Future fighter aircraft: contractors slate sixth-generation concepts
Defence companies and governments are still ironing out issues with fifth-generation fighter aircraft, but some contractors are already looking to the defence aviation solutions of the future. What concepts for sixth-generation fighter jets have been put forward and what are some of their potential capabilities?
Olis wins USAF grant to study use of robots to service satellites
Olis Robotics has secured funding from the US Air Force (USAF) to evaluate the applicability of robotics software platform to efficiently service satellites in orbit.
Abaco to supply processor subsystems for USAF C4ISR upgrade
Abaco Systems has been awarded a contract to provide FPGA processor subsystems for the US Air Force’s C4ISR modernisation programme.
USAF enters AI-focused research partnership with MIT
The US Air Force (USAF) has entered a research partnership with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
BAE Systems Australia opens ‘high frequency’ lab for JORN radar
BAE Systems Australia has opened a laboratory in South Australia to develop technologies for the country’s Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).
Boeing to develop virtual training system for RAF and USAF aircrews
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a contract to Boeing Defence UK to provide a virtual training system for the Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots and their US Air Force (USAF) counterparts.
H135 Military Training Helicopter
The H135 military training helicopter is manufactured by Airbus Helicopters to meet the flight training needs of armed forces across the world. The highly versatile platform is suitable for basic, advanced and mission training.
USAF and UDRI to test C-130 technologies to reduce sustainment costs
The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) and the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) will use a decommissioned C-130 aircraft to test technologies designed to lower sustainment costs and improve readiness.
Patriotic innovation in the age of great power competition: can it work?
The Pentagon plans to create a programme to connect innovative defence technology start-ups with trusted sources of capital.
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