Author Archive
 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce photograph
0
comments
Business

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator technology tests

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Boeing and Embraer S.A. announced June 30 that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve aviation's environmental performance.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by SSgt. William Banton
0
comments
Defense

Upgraded AWACS platform tested at Northern Edge

Posted July 2, 2015 by Navy CPO Larry Foos

Calmly soaring at 30,000 feet in the midst of nearly 100 fighters, bombers and refueling tankers executing a battle scenario, an E-3G Sentry (AWACS) surveys every aircraft in a 300-mile radius, calling out commands, verifying target hits and sending aircraft back home safely.

Full Story »

LM-Legion
0
comments
Business

Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod™ takes to skies

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Randy Crites Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod recently completed its first flight test, successfully tracking multiple airborne targets while flying on an F-16 in Fort Worth, Texas. Legion Pod was integrated onto the F-16 without making any hardware or software changes to the aircraft. Additional flight tests on the F-16 and F-15C…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson
0
comments
Defense

First Marine graduates Air Force’s F-35 intelligence course

Posted July 2, 2015 by SSgt. Marleah Robertson

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson Marine Corps 1st Lt. Samuel Winsted, an F-35B Lightning II intelligence officer, provides a mock intelligence briefing to two instructors during the F-35 Intelligence Formal Training Unit course June 17, 2015, on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Winsted will serve in a critical role assisting the Marine Corps’…

Full Story »

Images courtesy of NASA/JHU-APL/SwRI
0
comments
Space

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft stays course to Pluto

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Images courtesy of NASA/JHU-APL/SwRI These images show the difference between two sets of 48 combined 10-second exposures with New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) camera, taken at 8:40 UTC and 10:25 UTC on June 26, 2015, from a range of 21.5 million kilometers (approximately 13 million miles) to Pluto. The known small moons, Nix,…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Lockheed Martin’s EW pod delivers proven ability to protect, control electromagnetic spectrum

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin is testing an electronic warfare pod in the company’s advanced anechoic chamber. The pod is designed to fit a variety of platforms, and is a self-contained electronic warfare package, encompassing an entire suite of capabilities in one unit.  Electronic warfare is the art and science of controlling the electromagnetic spectrum—from jamming enemy communications…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by SrA. James Richardson
0
comments
Defense

5,000 days of war

Posted July 2, 2015 by Amn. Kai White and A1C Ryan Conroy

It’s been 5,000 days of struggle, rugged landscapes, blood and sweat. It’s been 5,000 days of exhaustion, injuries, and long separations from family, friends and home.

Full Story »

Huntington Ingalls photograph
0
comments
Defense

Navy’s new aircraft launch system tested on future carrier CVN 78

Posted July 2, 2015 by

With the successful launch of the first test sled from the starboard bow catapult, Naval Air Systems Command continued to make history June 16 with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System aboard the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

Full Story »

Northrop Grumman photograph
0
comments
Business

Northrop, Navy successfully conduct E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aerial refueling CDR

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman along with the U.S. Navy have successfully conducted the critical design review for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aerial Refueling system.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Events

List of events – July 2015

Posted July 2, 2015 by

July 3 — Project Dragonfly – i4is Student Laser-Sail Design Competition Workshop, London, United Kingdom www.bis-space.com/2015/06/09/14793/project-dragonfly-i4is-student-laser-sail-design-competition-workshop July 3-5 — 3rd UNISEC-Global Meeting, Tokyo, Japan www.unisec-global.org/ July 3-8 — International Symposium and Workshop on Astrochemistry, Campinas, Brazil www1.univap.br/gaa/iswa/ July 3-9 — 27th International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, London, United Kingdom www.iop.org/events/scientific/conferences/calendar/index.html#/?i=1 July 4-10 —…

Full Story »