Final KC-X Tanker Proposals Submitted by Boeing, EADS

On Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 Boeing and EADS submitted their final proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-X tanker competition. Both proposals address the...

Aerospace Systems at Defendory 2006

For obvious reasons, combat aircraft and advanced trainers were among the show's highlights. For the fighter program, General Dynamics, with the F-16 Block 52, Dasault...

Near-Space Brokers to Empower Tactical Wide Area Networks

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force carried out the first test in a series of demonstrations evaluating the use of near-space airborne platform...

Airpower Fighting Terror – the Israeli Style

The Commander of the Israel Air Force, Maj. General Elyezer Shkedy discussed the role of the air power in confronting challenges in fighting terror,...

Boeing Awarded $80 Million to Replenish Apache’s Combat Losses

Boeing has received delivery orders for 17 Apache attack helicopters, supplying the U.S. Army with 14 AH-64D war replacement aircraft plus additional three Apaches,...

Defexpo 2006 – Exhibition Report

The Indian market for military equipment is growing rapidly due to continued modernization of India's armed forces, and a transformation program that is aimed...

Elbit Systems Acquires the Assets of BVR Systems for $34 Million

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the assets of BVR Systems (1998) Ltd. for a...

USAF Tanker program – Round 3!

In a third attempt in nine years to replace its current 50-year-old planes, the U.S. Air Force will release the Request for Proposal (RFP)...

300 Strykers on the way to Afghanistan

Facing continued pressure on supply routes to Afghanistan, the U.S. Army is vehicles  relying on aerial delivery of more than 300 Stryker destined for...

Picosatellites To Demonstrate New Space Tether

An experiment designed to study the dynamics of tethered spacecraft formation, will help maturing space tether technology that promises supporting formations of many pico-satellites...

AIR POWER Middle East Conference to take place in Dubai Sept 2-3, 2007

On 2nd September, delegates from key nations will gather in Dubai to attend the Air Power UV Middle East International Conference , which will focus on military...

Enhanced M-PNVS Could Transform Apache Situational Awareness

Lockheed Martin recently is introducing a new sensor into the Modernized-Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-PNVS) sensor system used on the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter....

New Datalink Demonstrates High Capacity Airborne Networking

L-3 Communications completed flight tests of a new IP-enabled, wideband Multi-Platform Common Data Link (MP-CDL) demonstrating the capability to sustain high capacity airborne networking....

Reaper Drones to Master AI with Agile Condor Super Computing Pod

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to demonstrate the Air Force Research Lab’s “Agile Condor” capability using a company-owned MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The testing will determine the optimum artificial intelligence and machine learning methodologies to find, identify and track select targets. Agile Condor also has the potential to dramatically reduce satellite bandwidth requirements as a result of its ability to automatically identify, classify, and nominate targets of interest.