Friday, September 24, 2021

Aerospace Industry

Lockheed Martin introduces the LMXT strategic tanker

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin introduces the LMXT as America's next strategic tanker ― built in America by Americans for Americans. Offered in response to the U.S. Air Force's KC-Y Program, the LMXT represents...

Potential of AI in Missile Defense Testing, Operations

Mountains of data are generated when the U.S. military conducts missile Defense testing, and not all of that data is even used, simply because there's more information to be processed than there are people to process it, the director...

Lockheed Wants to connect weapons with 5G technology

The Pentagon should start electronically connecting its most important weapons first as it builds a broader strategy to link everything on the battlefield using 5G technology, the head of the world’s largest defense contractor says. Lockheed Martin CEO Jim Taiclet...

China outstands in Beijing Technology Expo

China introduced some of its latest achievements in military intelligent technology by displaying advanced land, sea and air combat robots at Beijing Technology Expo on Monday, showing the Chinese arms industry's fast development to meet the demands of future...

$62 million contract from U.S. Army for next-generation missile warning system

BAE Systems has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver the next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS). The system provides aircrews with advanced threat detection capabilities, improving survivability and mission effectiveness in contested environments. This...

HOT BLADE 21 increased interoperability among helicopter crews

HOT BLADE 21 (HB21), the 15th Blade exercise organised under EDA’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) came to a close last week at Beja Airbase, Portugal. Over a period of two weeks (16-30 June) and in strict respect of all...

Switzerland Selects F-35 Lightning II for Future Air Defense Requirements

F-35 is the most advanced, capable and affordable aircraft available for the Swiss Air Force's future fighter fleet FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swiss Federal Council announced Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected...

Saab and Varjo bring virtual reality to flight simulators

Saab and Varjo Technologies work together to revolutionise flight simulators. The Finnish company Varjo has developed a human eye resolution mixed reality (XR) technology that will be integrated into all Saab Gripen E/F simulators. In addition to the highest...

DOD Announces $226.3 Million in Industrial Base Expansion Actions

The Department of Defense (DOD), on behalf of and in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), awarded $226.3 million in contracts and contract modifications to increase domestic production capacity of nitrile gloves and SARS‐CoV‐2 antibody...

Sweden To Receive First Delivery Of World’s Most Advanced Air Defense Missile

Lockheed Martin successfully delivered Sweden’s first Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors in April, providing the country with the world’s most advanced air defense missile that uses Hit-to-Kill technology to defend against incoming threats. “By choosing PAC-3...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentinean Navy,...
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