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Red Air Gets a High-Tech Upgrade With Garmin's New Tandem Cockpit
TacAir announced it has begun integrating the Garmin G3000 cockpit on Northrop Grumman's F-5E/F fighter aircraft.
Marines Test New Drone Swarms a Single Operator Can Control
One Marine could soon dispatch a dozen drones to jam communications and take out targets -- all from a handheld tablet.
Air Force, NASA Work to Make Deep Space Exploration Possible
U.S. scientists are striving toward deep space exploration, and NASA is looking to the U.S. Air Force for help to get there.
Lawmakers: Use Cyber Attacks on Countries That Meddle in US Elections
The SASC wants the U.S. to launch cyber attacks against any country that tries to disrupt the functioning of our society.
Defense Budget Bill May Signal End of JSTARS Recapitalization Effort
The push to upgrade the JSTARS fleet may be over as both the House and Senate have chosen to ax the recapitalization plan.
Navy's New Amphibs Must Be Ready for a High-Tech Fight, 2-Star Says
The Navy and Marine Corps are on the cusp of changing the way they fight from the sea, a two-star general said this week.
The Air Force Is Sending a Stealth Fighter to Europe. But Which?
One of the U.S. Air Force's fifth-generation stealth fighters will head to Europe before summer's end.
China Leaving US Behind on Artificial Intelligence: Air Force General
China's massive investment in artificial intelligence technologies may soon leave the U.S. at a major disadvantage.
STRATCOM Chief Will 'Die Trying or Kill Somebody' to Get New Helo
For the head of U.S. Strategic Command, a new helicopter for missile sites is not only a necessity, it's long overdue.
Army Cyber Command Could Get New Name to Highlight Capability Range
Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty said the U.S. should avoid the temptation to rely too heavily on cyber.
Air Force Studying Spider Silk for Stronger Body Armor, Parachutes
Researchers are looking to arachnids to engineer new synthetic materials that are stronger than Kevlar.
Air Force Doubles Down on Hypersonic Weapons Development with 2nd Contract
The move comes after Pentagon officials said in recent months they fear the U.S. may be lagging behind in hypersonics.
Need for New Tech Grows as Air Force's Bird Strike Mission Expands
Wildlife encounters accounted for 418 of the Air Force's 5,109 Class A, B and C mishaps from 2011-2017, according to a study.
Lockheed Gets $3 Billion Contract for Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellites
The contract, not allows Lockheed to conduct analysis, "design/development, hardware procurement, early manufacturing.
Pave Hawk Replacement Can't Come Too Soon as Maintenance Mounts: GAO
The service plans to replace its primary search-and-rescue helo, but it will take years for new aircraft to reach the fleet.
Army Vice Chief Warns Against Overreliance on Drones
Army's Chief Buyer: We Have a Need for Speed
The military must make a major technological breakthrough in speed to maintain its edge on future battlefields.
Total Hydraulic Failure Caused Deadly T-38 Crash in November, Air Force Says
The T-38 had experienced a series of failures in flight before it crashed 12 miles northwest of Laughlin Air Force Base.
With New Command, Army Launches Most Sweeping Reorg Effort Since Vietnam
At the new home of AFC, the Army's uniformed and civilian leadership joined Texas officials to welcome the new command.
KC-135 Damaged in Tropical Storm Won't Fly until October, Air Force Says
A KC-135 damaged by Tropical Storm Maria in the Pacific last month will be out of commission until at least October.
F-35 Helmet Bug Means Only Expert Pilots Can Do Night Carrier Landings
The Navy is close to fixing a bug in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter helmet that amounts to a dangerous hindrance for aviators.
Maintenance Mistakes May Have Caused 2017 Navy Helicopter Crash off Guam
The helicopter crashed April 27, 2017, while the Dewey was on a deployment to the Western Pacific with another destroyer.
Next-Gen Tracking Sensor Could Help Avoid Friendly Fire Accidents
There may soon be a new infrared detection sensor on the market that can better scrutinize friendly forces on the ground.
Army Secretary Wants to Field Hypersonic Weapons in Next 10 Years
The secretary of the Army wants to accelerate research into hypersonic and other advanced weapons.
F-22 Deemed Too Expensive to Fix for 6 Years Finally Ready to Fly
One of the U.S. Air Force's oldest F-22 Raptors is back out of the hangar and ready to fly again after six years.
Army Is Paying Out $35,000 Bonuses to Reduce Apache Pilot Shortage
The head of the Army aviation said that the service is six years away from reversing its shortage of pilots for the AH-64.
Navy's F-35C Suffers 1st Major Mishap, Costing Millions in Damages
Two Navy fighters were damaged during a refueling exercise off the coast of Virginia late last month, including an F-35C.
General to Army Aviators: 'Quit Apologizing' and Ask for What You Need
Retired Gen. James Thurman recently told Army aviation officials they've got to "quit apologizing" to the Pentagon.
Army Researchers to Track Heat Injuries in Ranger, Airborne Training
Researchers recently began collecting data from 2,000 soldiers in Ranger, Airborne and Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning.
Army Eyeing Strategic Cannon Tech with 1,000-Mile Range
Development of long-range precision fires technology is the Army's number one modernization priority.
Military's Top Spy: AI May Enhance Tradecraft, Prevent Geopolitical Surprises
Using algorithms to sort through massive amounts of info can take the burden off defense analysts, Lt. Gen. Ashley said.
Army, Air Force Fielding Drone-Hunting System That Can Fit on a Pickup Truck
SRC's Silent Archer counter-UAS technology began to deploy to undisclosed locations overseas with the Army earlier this year.
Precision Ship-Landing System Could Be Game-Changer at Bare Airfields
JPALS could help take the guesswork out of landings at austere airfields with little infrastructure and in bad conditions.
Air Force Greenlights T-6 Trainer as Safe to Fly After Recent Crash
The Air Force has cleared its trainer aircraft to resume ops after a "brief pause" following a recent crash of a T-6.
More Than a Decade Later, the Air Force Finally Picks a Huey Replacement
The U.S. Air Force has picked Boeing to build the replacement for its UH-1N Huey at a cost of approximately $2.38 billion.
Troops' New Marksmanship Simulator Will Feature a Mock JLTV
Soldiers and Marines will soon have the chance to train to take and return simulated fire from a model JLTV.
Special Ops Troops May Get Their Own Tactical Electric Scooter
The DS EZ Raider can travel at up to 43 miles per hour on any kind of terrain and is light enough to take on a tandem jump.
Thousands of Marines Participating in Robotic Target Study
Humanoid robot targets can move at speeds of up to 11 mph, charge the shooter, and run maneuvers with other robots.
Marines Show Off Augmented Reality Goggles at Modern Day Marine
The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab just finished a rapid capability assessment of a pair of Microsoft goggles.
These Hooded Nets Can Conceal Marines from Drones Overhead
Troops have been testing a new camouflage net they can throw over their heads to conceal themselves from enemy drones.
Marines to Ramp Up Tests on Hearing Protection Troops Might Actually Wear
The devices meant to protect Marines' hearing can sometimes dull their senses, leaving some to ditch the gear altogether.
More F-35 Joint Strike Fighters May Soon Be Headed to Eglin Air Force Base
The U.S. Air Force is weighing the addition of another F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadron at Eglin Air Force Base.
New 'Navy Sustainment System' Aims to Improve Aircraft Readiness
The U.S. Navy has a new initiative to increase the reliability of its aging aircraft while improving its readiness level.
B-2 Bombers Train With F-22s, Complete First Deployment to Hawaii
The training gave pilots a sense of how the stealth aircraft will pair in a high-threat environment.
Army Begins Field Testing Remotely Operated Weapon Station on Strykers
The Army has begun field testing the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station-Javelin atop its Stryker vehicles in Europe.
Soldiers to Get Advanced Virtual Training Tools Next Year, Army Says
The U.S. Army is gearing to launch the first iterations of its new virtual reality simulators.
Army Wants Bradley Replacement to Vastly Outgun the Enemy
The Army hopes to field its first Next-Generation Combat Vehicle in 2025.
Army Moves Closer to 70-Kilometer Artillery with New Rocket-Assisted Round
The service is inching closer to the its short-term goal of developing a 155-millimeter cannon that will shoot out to 70kms.
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