Tag: U.S. Air Force

‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army

The U.S. Army wants to make three-dimensional models of all its replacement parts available online so that Soldiers deployed downrange will eventually be able to 3D print them, said its top acquisition official. Continue reading “‘Digital Twins’ to Enable 3D Printing on Battlefield: U.S. Army”

US Air Force to Use AI to Improve Intelligence Gathering

A team working virtually came together to improve the processes for U.S. Air Force Distributed Common Ground System analysts by using artificial intelligence and machine learning and incorporating it in an agile manner. Continue reading “US Air Force to Use AI to Improve Intelligence Gathering”

USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training

With technology constantly changing, the U.S. Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. Continue reading “USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training”

U.S. Army Develops Multi-Purpose Robots

The Robotics University at Fort Leonard Wood, Training Area 211, is ready to field a new robot — the Man Transportation Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) — to be used by the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy for multiple purposes, including explosive ordnance disposal and detection of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.
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Raytheon Developing Advanced High-Power Microwave System for US Air Force Deployment

Raytheon will deliver a prototype high-power microwave system to be deployed to troops overseas under a U.S. Air Force contract. Troops will use the HPM system to destroy hostile drones. Continue reading “Raytheon Developing Advanced High-Power Microwave System for US Air Force Deployment”

Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training

Scanning the interior and exterior of the largest aircraft in the U.S. Air Force is no small feat. A team from Sketchbox Inc., an augmented and virtual reality prototyping company based in San Francisco, took six hours Sept. 6 to obtain multiple 3D scans of the C-5M Super Galaxy at Travis AFB. The data will be used to create virtual reality scenarios to enhance training for mobility Airmen. Continue reading “Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training”