The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m...
- Agents of SHiELD – the US Air Force’s new aircraft-mounted laser weapon
- Hacking event finds over 100 cybersecurity vulnerabilities in US Air Force systems
- Global Defence Technology: Issue 84
- EDA deploys MALE RPAS desktop simulators in France and Italy
- A journey through space and time: the UK’s space programme
UTC Aerospace receives contract from USAF to deliver DB-110 system
The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to United Technologies subsidiary UTC Aerospace Systems for the delivery of the dual-band DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system.
UK MoD to launch combat air strategy to enhance operational capabilities
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to launch Combat Air Strategy to ensure that the Royal Air Force (RAF) remains at the technology forefront and maintains superior combat air capability.
Agents of SHiELD – the US Air Force’s new aircraft-mounted laser weapon
The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3m contract to design, develop and produce an aircraft-mounted high-power fibre laser. It forms one part of the Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) programme, which aims to demonstrate the ability of an airborne protective laser system by 2021. Berenice Baker speaks to Lockheed Martin about the significance of the programme.
Hacking event finds over 100 cybersecurity vulnerabilities in US Air Force systems
Security research and ethical hacking company HackerOne hosted an event at which hackers found 106 vulnerabilities in the US Air Force’s cybersecurity systems and were awarded $103,883 for their efforts.
Garmin to deliver 100 D2 Charlie watch for USAF’s U-2 pilots
The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Garmin International’s D2 Charlie aviator watch for use by the pilots of the U-2 ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft.
BAE develops semi-autonomous software to enhance combat mission
BAE Systems has developed automated, on-board software, which is designed to provide information to the combatant in communications-denied environments.
Finnish Defence Forces’ airborne surveillance system achieves FOC
The Finnish Defence Forces’ vigilant ‘Dragon Shield’ airborne surveillance system has reached final operational capability (FOC).
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