Tag: Emerging Technology

3D Printing is Revolutionising Satellite Manufacturing: Thales

In the fiercely competitive communications satellite market, manufacturers have to produce “more, faster and cheaper”. New technologies such as 3D printing have become a key to increasing the satellite production rate, against the background of a quickly changing industry. Continue reading “3D Printing is Revolutionising Satellite Manufacturing: Thales”

U.S AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone

A U.S Air Force Research Laboratory and U.S Air Force Test Center ground test team set a record for the highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history. Continue reading “U.S AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone”

USAF Tests New Software for Autonomous UAV Flights

The U.S Air Force’s 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force conducted an autonomous test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 25. The flight’s mission was to test a software suite designed to make unmanned aerial vehicle flight safer. Continue reading “USAF Tests New Software for Autonomous UAV Flights”