Boeing subcontractor, Air France Industries, has begun upgrading the electrical, mechanical and structural systems and mission hardware of the first of four French E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.
Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services announced June 17 at the 2013 Paris Air Show a commitment to order 10 787-10X Dreamliners equipped with state-of-art GEnx engines, subject to the 787-10 program launch.
Army photograph Markus Rauchenberger Spec. Ethan Esposito, Joint Multinational Training Command, fires his M4 carbine rifle during United States Army Europe’s Best Warrior Competition in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 31, 2012. The Army has been, since 2008, looking for a follow-on weapon for the M4 carbine. In 2011, it began the Individual Carbine competition. Recently, the…
Boeing and Qatar Airways June 17 announced agreements for nine Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.
Northrop Grumman photographs Northrop Grumman has developed the APH667 (left) and the APH668, two new GaAs MMIC high-power amplifiers operating in the E-band frequency spectrum. They allow users to reach higher output power levels without combining multiple MMICs, a typical practice, simplifying product architecture and enhancing performance. REDONDO BEACH, Calif. Northrop Grumman has developed new…
This week sees the completion of flight demonstrations demonstrating the first autonomous aerial refueling between two unmanned, high-altitude aircraft.
The first rock the new Curiosity instruments touched have presented a more varied composition than expected from previous missions. The rock also resembles some unusual rocks from Earth's interior
The crisp early morning of Oct. 11 saw a number of hot air balloons in the sky above Colorado Springs Airport. However, one balloon had a particular mission and stood out from the rest.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman Corporation announced Oct. 18 it has appointed James Culmo vice president of the company’s newly-formed High-Altitude, Long Endurance (HALE) Enterprise. In his new role, Culmo will lead the HALE Enterprise organization, comprising such signature unmanned programs as the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk; the EURO HAWK(r), the first high-altitude,…
A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Flight Test Historical Foundation and a reunion of Eagles took place Oct. 13 in the Grand ballroom at the University of Antelope Valley.
For students at the newly-opened Gregg Anderson Academy in Palmdale, Calif., a day of learning becomes a day of fun.
Falcon 9 launched the CRS-1 mission to the International Space Station right on time at 8:35 p.m., EDT, Oct. 7 - the first planned launch opportunity.
In one of its latest research projects, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is investigating thermoelectric properties of materials on the Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial System, and techniques that could convert heat into energy.