DefenseTech RSS Feed - DefenseTech RSS Feed - Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:32:36 +0000 Feed Informer Army Confirms: These 5 Cities May Host New Futures Command RSS Feed urn:uuid:44a01c56-a3f1-075d-4f5b-eb761f8ae659 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:13:22 +0000 Army officials have been visiting cities that represent centers of innovation to find a home for the Futures Command. Tiltrotor Craft That May Replace Black Hawk Prepares for Test Flight RSS Feed urn:uuid:47e1d1b8-2923-367e-b72f-e6fa62bdb6f6 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:01:07 +0000 A team from Textron Inc. and Bell Helicopter will demonstrate the maneuverability of its experimental V-280 Valor helicopter. After Northrop Pullout, Raytheon Will Make F-35's See-Through Sensor RSS Feed urn:uuid:a78f5a04-f2e6-0b01-b399-6839b9eeaf74 Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:29:56 +0000 Lockheed Martin has chosen Raytheon Co. to make the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's next-generation distributed aperture system. This Heavy-Duty 'Milk Stool' May Save the Air Force Millions RSS Feed urn:uuid:6823d0b9-427e-2bd9-44d6-15663b24e054 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 21:37:59 +0000 The Air Force Research Laboratory's JFWORX is re-engineering the current milk stool into a 30-pound aluminum version Army Spends $50 Million to Build Autonomous Supply Convoys RSS Feed urn:uuid:fa652a5f-55f9-6e25-2fe9-7a2c914246bb Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:03:52 +0000 The Army has awarded a $49.7 million contract to Robotic Research LLC for autonomous kits to be tested on supply vehicles. No End in Sight for B-1 Grounding as New Emergency Landing Reported RSS Feed urn:uuid:2058d29a-6c52-8ad9-d767-b5ee7aca3600 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:58:24 +0000 The Air Force's fleetwide stand-down of the B-1B Lancer fleet continues, as news emerges of another emergency landing by a bomber. AFSOC's U-28 Proves Its Value in ISR Mission RSS Feed urn:uuid:359893cb-478e-c462-8b0d-dad5e0885b33 Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:12:34 +0000 Officials say special operations forces flying manned intelligence-gathering planes still have a role to play. Chunky New Armored Vehicles From Mantis Look Like Space Buggies RSS Feed urn:uuid:9654bcf3-5e18-7078-4a13-b6c5f375cb54 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 19:51:02 +0000 An Israel-based company will unveil its new line of highly mobile Mantis armored vehicles at Eurosatory 2018 in Paris. The Military Still Wants a Belly Gun for the V-22 Osprey RSS Feed urn:uuid:8a96f68a-55b0-55a6-4d39-c28479e18c8a Wed, 30 May 2018 14:35:59 +0000 For years, officials have wanted a forward firing gun under the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey's belly. This Performance Bar Could Keep Recruits from Breaking Bones in Basic RSS Feed urn:uuid:6b6c8340-dcc9-c5d9-7627-3e70c2ca5cd6 Tue, 29 May 2018 21:06:33 +0000 Recruits with a more sedentary background have seen rising injury levels, an official said. Here's How the Air Force Plans to Recruit Teenage Gamers RSS Feed urn:uuid:5530b2af-0c40-0486-d70d-91a13ce6139d Fri, 25 May 2018 21:18:43 +0000 Forget the Xbox. The U.S. Air Force wants kids to play a game to help it locate future airmen. Advanced Super Hornet, F-35 Face Stealth Dilemma RSS Feed urn:uuid:f3066a63-ddb2-69fd-29b0-1638f87b9417 Thu, 24 May 2018 20:09:04 +0000 The Navy is expanding its F-35 and Super Hornet fleets, but the two aircraft can't communicate without compromising stealth. Army May Have to Rely on Simulators to Train for Future Urban Combat RSS Feed urn:uuid:ecd61195-ded5-d2c1-2e3b-31759bc3c97e Wed, 23 May 2018 19:28:05 +0000 The head of Army Training and Doctrine Command said the service will have to use high-tech simulations to prepare soldiers. Marines Want New Skis, Not New Ski Boots RSS Feed urn:uuid:a30aa405-3e48-f6a8-550e-1ca04f42a2ed Tue, 22 May 2018 20:55:21 +0000 The Marine Corps recently announced it will soon search the market for a new ski system that does not require a new ski boot. Social Media Photos Raise Questions About B-1 Emergency Landing RSS Feed urn:uuid:f2fa3b37-8ae3-b234-b2f0-f2ebddec2e48 Mon, 21 May 2018 21:27:18 +0000 Photos show a missing ceiling hatch, leading to speculation an in-flight ejection was attempted. C-17 Globemaster Makes 1st Airdrop in Afghanistan in More Than a Year RSS Feed urn:uuid:9ed7ca0a-f717-2070-b7cc-d53ff281377c Fri, 18 May 2018 19:35:46 +0000 The cargo airlifter, based out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, made a drop over Southern Afghanistan on May 10. Proposed Cannon Would Turn the B-1 Bomber into a Gunship RSS Feed urn:uuid:23804a38-ae84-e6bd-3281-c0bafc244f40 Thu, 17 May 2018 16:09:35 +0000 Boeing has been granted a patent for a cannon to enhance the aircraft's ability to take on more close-air support roles. Army to Begin Equipping Heavy Units with Active Protection by 2020 RSS Feed urn:uuid:d7cd13a4-08d2-9152-69f5-b0bebaaff310 Wed, 16 May 2018 19:54:21 +0000 The Army has been testing Israeli-made systems such as Trophy for the M1 tank and Iron Fist for the Bradley. Check Out EOD's New, One-of-a-Kind Robot RSS Feed urn:uuid:c43e6bd5-6284-769e-0e8a-b9ab38f0a6a7 Tue, 15 May 2018 22:20:27 +0000 Explosive ordnance disposal technicians are working with a next-generation robot that will pick apart bombs and study them. Army Medicine Embracing Robot Surgery, Other High-Tech Procedures RSS Feed urn:uuid:8540afd6-60db-797a-639b-aec2dbd17d90 Mon, 14 May 2018 21:52:48 +0000 Physicians far from a field hospital could soon be performing delicate, highly specialized surgery on wounded soldiers using robotics and other forms of telemedicine. Advanced Data Sharing, Range Expansion on Eglin Test Wing's Agenda RSS Feed urn:uuid:40139513-4e24-2e1d-07ff-828e7d09eb5f Fri, 11 May 2018 21:23:53 +0000 The engineers and system developers with the Air Force's 96th Test Wing at Eglin AFB work on a wide range of projects. DoD Begins Accepting F-35 Fighters After Corrosion Issue RSS Feed urn:uuid:b69bcb98-997a-a649-8249-6b6d823a4c44 Wed, 09 May 2018 12:57:34 +0000 The Defense Department is again accepting F-35 Joint Strike Fighters after suspending deliveries from Lockheed Martin Corp. Could Tanks Still Make an Appearance in Trump's Military Parade? RSS Feed urn:uuid:fdc5bc53-33f5-b583-e83e-0f5fc0090a11 Mon, 07 May 2018 22:58:07 +0000 A new proposal would give SecDef Mattis the final word on what appears in the parad Cyber Command Elevated to Combatant Command RSS Feed urn:uuid:323ae3c5-7c5f-5fef-2887-f55855ae2f72 Fri, 04 May 2018 21:08:13 +0000 Nakasone assumed command of Cyber Command and the NSA from Navy Adm. Michael Rogers during a change-of-command ceremony . US Complains After Chinese Lasers Injure 2 Air Force Pilots in Africa RSS Feed urn:uuid:710903de-3428-6b33-6edf-5d3968e1144e Thu, 03 May 2018 21:00:45 +0000 The U.S. charged that China aimed laser beams at U.S. pilots in Djibouti. New Air Force Acquisitions Chief Aims to Rid F-35 of Software Glitches RSS Feed urn:uuid:84012f3d-29d1-79d5-05ea-beb8b26a26f6 Tue, 01 May 2018 18:19:15 +0000 "Almost every software-intensive program is over budget and behind schedule,” the Air Force's new acquisition chief said. Lawmakers Again Attempt to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey RSS Feed urn:uuid:16d6402a-d7f8-75c0-2fbe-3ea9d44cbd08 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:24:34 +0000 For the second time in two years, lawmakers are attempting to block the sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Turkey. Congress Wants Air Force, Navy to Solve Pilot Physical Episodes Now RSS Feed urn:uuid:110857dd-f46e-00c0-82b0-61b6f10bbdeb Thu, 26 Apr 2018 22:05:37 +0000 Both Navy and Air Force may be required to present solutions to episodes in which pilots experience disorientation. Russia May Gift S-300 Anti-Air Missiles to Syria to Beef Up Defenses RSS Feed urn:uuid:82c475cd-1641-6166-d07b-6267a7f515ea Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:48:56 +0000 Russia is considering giving -- not selling -- S-300 air defense missiles to Syria. Amazon, Oracle Battle for Pentagon Cloud Contract Worth Billions RSS Feed urn:uuid:4dd0e79f-ed47-dee9-ad8f-eb5bd91204e9 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:58:32 +0000 The battle among tech giants for the Pentagon's cloud tech contract just intensified. Admiral: Don't Sanction India for Buying Russian 'F-35 Killer' Missiles RSS Feed urn:uuid:7ee6b2a6-b51e-685f-a057-c958fceca966 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:22:53 +0000 Adm. Phil Davidson, nominated to take over U.S. Pacific Command, raised concerns before a congressional committee this week. DoD Officials Erred About Weapons, Fighters Used in Syria Strike Mission RSS Feed urn:uuid:79ee7754-a0f1-a96e-f9e2-3d4e5b85908a Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:48:10 +0000 The F-22 Raptor did have a role in the Syria strike after all, according to statements from U.S. Air Forces Central Command. Air Force to Create Global Space Training amid Russia, China Threats RSS Feed urn:uuid:a4d48c30-606f-b0cc-e114-d6e78897ed77 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:36:05 +0000 U.S. Air Force in 2019 will invite international partner applicants to train alongside airmen in space operations courses. US May Ramp Up Buy of the Missile That Just Made Combat Debut in Syria RSS Feed urn:uuid:6a796662-fb2c-c757-7f25-dda58fb18f92 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:00:26 +0000 The missile -- a 1,000-pound warhead, with pinpoint accuracy -- is capable of taking out moving land-based targets. F-22 Ends Up in Belly Skid After Takeoff Mishap at Fallon RSS Feed urn:uuid:4c7d1197-0d80-c4d3-2373-cf4020e0329b Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:54:54 +0000 An F-22 Raptor suffered a mishap last week after it skidded on its belly following a takeoff at Naval Air Station Fallon. Pentagon Suspends F-35 Deliveries Over New Corrosion Issues: General RSS Feed urn:uuid:e86bdc5d-546e-c89d-fa53-aaa8b0019de9 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:37:33 +0000 Military officials confirmed that the DoD has temporarily suspended acceptance of new F-35s over corrosion issues. Air Force Special Ops Short on Funding for AC-130 Gunship Laser RSS Feed urn:uuid:379570f0-7fad-b105-de80-e2edf9ff9e75 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:02:47 +0000 Sen. Martin Heinrich said at the current pace of testing, a laser weapon for the AC-130 would not be operational until 2030. Navy's Push for Autonomous Boats Prompts Industry Response RSS Feed urn:uuid:3c769aba-b32e-cfb5-dc62-83da2a6d736c Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:52:04 +0000 The Navy has been looking at unmanned surface boats that operate autonomously. Air Force Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Fight Future Wars RSS Feed urn:uuid:b4386177-7edb-e3dd-077e-8462efce5a36 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:26:48 +0000 The Air Force is hoping advances in artificial intelligence mean data will be easier to access and analyze. Navy's Carbon-Fiber Stiletto Craft Tests High-Tech Gear at Sea RSS Feed urn:uuid:c6b8ca18-e564-aec2-c5ce-bb97b5f6c05e Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:49:48 +0000 Stiletto serves as a principal demonstration craft to test high-tech gear and new concepts in coastal and riverine warfare. Pentagon Gets New Cloud Tech Chief Amid Trump's Feud With Amazon RSS Feed urn:uuid:e2f106e2-d3ea-e0ea-2f6e-6e14f3a72c79 Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:58:08 +0000 Dana Deasy, former CIO for the J.P. Morgan investment bank, is expected to start at the Defense Department in early May. Recent Rash of Fatal Aviation Accidents Not a 'Crisis,' Pentagon Says RSS Feed urn:uuid:2f98a50e-96cd-0ae3-c3f6-b8bd9ea1562d Thu, 05 Apr 2018 21:44:40 +0000 No pattern or linkage has been found in the initial analysis of accidents, the director of the Joint Staff said. Russia Sells Turkey Missiles It Claims Can Take Out F-35s RSS Feed urn:uuid:c8dfe9c0-2736-df8f-af9f-801698c7fef0 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 20:36:49 +0000 The $2.5 billion deal for "the Growler" was made this week. Army Hopes to Start Fielding New Binocular-Style NVGs by Fall RSS Feed urn:uuid:eb7f0173-7861-f307-09f2-631eec223d4c Fri, 30 Mar 2018 18:39:11 +0000 U.S. Army infantry and other combat soldiers may start receiving binocular-style night vision goggles by this fall.