Motion-tracking game technology found in American living rooms has a shot at making its way into U.S. military helicopters. The Army envisions Microsoft’s Kinect system as a low-cost solution for smarter cockpits that track what pilots see or do — opening the… Full Story
With a national title on the line, student teams from across the country are competing with their underwater robots in the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-funded championship in Manassas Park, Va.
The 2012 National SeaPerch Challenge brings top teams from middle and high school… Full Story
Moviegoers can easily recognize flights of fancy when they see the Avengers assemble aboard the flying “Helicarrier” aircraft carrier in Hollywood’s latest superhero blockbuster. But could the U.S. Navy ever build the fantastical military marvel if it wanted a flying… Full Story
Water purification specialists with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, put their water purification systems to the test on a Moroccan beach, during the bi-lateral exercise named African Lion 2012.
The Marines assembled a Tactical Water Purification System (TWPS) and Lightweight Water… Full Story
Lockheed Martin has completed delivery of the 79th and final C-5 Galaxy aircraft of the current Avionics Modernization Program at a ceremony at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., on April 27.
“We are very proud of our AMP team,” said Greg Ulmer,… Full Story
Marine Corps Cpl. Garrett Carnes was on a clearing mission in Afghanistan‘s southern Helmand province in February when he stepped on a pressure plate that exploded and cost him both legs.
Proving his newfound flexibility with the Biom ankle and… Full Story
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is competing against the Rafale fighter, made by French firm Dassault Aviation, and Swedish manufacturer Saab’s Gripen for Brazil’s contract for 36 next-generation fighter jets valued at between 4 billion and 7 billion dollars.
Brazil the… Full Story
U.S. House lawmakers frustrated by Air Force and Army decisions to cancel weapons in the 2013 budget have taken the first steps toward reinstating funding for those programs.
In its markup of the 2013 defense authorization bill, the House Armed… Full Story
The man at the helm of the world’s biggest company, Bob Stevens, resigned today from his post as CEO and was smoothly replaced by Chris Kubasik, the company’s chief operating officer. His resignation is effective January first.
Stevens will remain… Full Story
This picture is one of the coolest pictures of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter we’ve seen. It shows the JSF conducting in-fight refueling while loaded with weapons on its wing hardpoints for the first time ever.
The jet above, an F-35A known… Full Story