General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Oct. 22 the successful completion of the first of two planned U.S. Army endurance demonstration flights with its Improved Gray Eagle® aircraft. IGE.
President Barack Obama commemorated Veterans Day Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery, calling the holiday a reminder of the nation’s “sacred obligation” to those who have “fought for our freedom and stood sentry for our security” throughout America’s history.
The Army recently purchased 36 Maveric unmanned aerial systems as a result of an urgent request from Soldiers in combat.
In one year, Northrop Grumman took a satellite communications system normally used in space and transformed it into a high-functioning, low-cost communications system that can be used on aircraft.
Eight robots took their first steps into the future, Dec. 21, 2013, at a racetrack complex near Miami, one that scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency envisioned for them as the world watched the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster unfold in 2011.
Boeing announced Jan. 15 that high-speed wind tunnel tests have started for the Boeing 777X. Testing began last week at Boeing’s Transonic Wind Tunnel in Seattle. Last month, engineers started wind tunnel tests at QinetiQ’s facility in Farnborough, U.K., where testing of the low-speed performance of the airplane continues. “This is another important step forward…
The X-51A WaveRider team has won the 2014 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation’s Award for Excellence.
Boeing and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) announced Feb. 12 from the Singapore Airshow a commitment to order eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. The commitment, valued at $1.45 billion at list prices, will establish Nok Air as the first airline in Thailand to operate the 737 MAX. Boeing will work…
Boeing Feb. 25 delivered the first 777-300ER (Extended Range) to China Southern Airlines, Asia's largest airline in fleet size and number of passengers carried.
DOD photograph by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies on the Defense Department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request before the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., March 13, 2014. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department’s comptroller, joined Hagel…