AVIATION TECHNOLOGY

Technologies for fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aircraft

Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 30 July 2015. U.S. Navy carrier aviation experts are planning to award a 6-year contract to Raytheon Co. for full-scale development of an aircraft carrier landing system based on differential Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation technology.

Air Force continues project to upgrade propeller control systems in C-130 turboprop aircraft

Air Force continues project to upgrade propeller control systems in C-130 turboprop aircraft

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 30 July 2015. U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 utility turboprop aircraft are receiving computer-aided propeller control to enhance aircraft safety and performance.

Northrop Grumman to provide flight computers for Marine Corps utility and attack helicopters

Northrop Grumman to provide flight computers for Marine Corps utility and attack helicopters

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., 29 July 2015. Avionics computer experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. are delivering the company's next-generation mission flight computers for lot 12 of the Marine Corps' H-1 helicopter upgrade program.

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 28 July 2015. Small quadcopter-types of small unmanned aircraft increasing are posing a drone menace to civil aircraft operations, as well as to sensitive public, government, and industrial sites like sporting events, prisons, power plants, and military bases.

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

ARLINGTON, Va., 28 July 2015. U.S. military researchers are pushing forward with a project to design an reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft able to carry and deploy 3,000-to-5,000-pound satellites to low-Earth orbit (LEO) for less than $5 million per launch.

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

ROME, N.Y., 27 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for new ways of using embedded computing and sensors to improve military networking.

Raytheon to build more than 500 hard-target-penetrating missiles in $180.4 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 July 2015. Precision-guided munitions experts at Raytheon Co. will provide the U.S. and Saudi Arabian military forces with more than 500 hard-target-penetrating and data-linked medium-range target-penetrating missiles under terms of a $180.4 million contract announced Friday.

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