SIMBA Chain has been chosen to help the U.S. Air Force with Additive Manufacturing efforts on the battlefield and at home. Continue reading “US Air Force to Work With Blockchain Startup to Secure Defense Data”
The 60th Maintenance Squadron is the first field unit in the U.S. Air Force to be certified with an industrial-sized 3D printer that is authorized to produce nonstructural aircraft parts. Continue reading “Travis AFB Produces First Certified 3-D Printed Aircraft Parts”
The U.S Air Force Research Laboratory and DZYNE Technologies Incorporated successfully completed a two-hour initial flight of a revolutionary Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program called ROBOpilot Aug. 9 at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. Continue reading “USAF Research Laboratory Successfully Tests Real-Life Transformer Like Technology”
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”
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”
The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for airfield management students in the Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience. Continue reading “First Virtual Reality Training in Air Force Arrives at Keesler AFB”
Breakthroughs in the science of programmable gene expression inspired U.S’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to establish the PReemptive Expression of Protective Alleles and Response Elements (PREPARE) program with the goal of delivering powerful new defenses against public health and national security threats.
Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have signed a teaming agreement to develop, produce and integrate Northrop Grumman’s scramjet combustors to power Raytheon’s air-breathing hypersonic weapons.
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight on June 11, 2019, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, according to the U.S Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL).
The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the first flight test of its AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, on a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft on June 12 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.