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
A controversial technology from the war on terrorism may soon be a common sight in Illinois skies.
A bill signed by President Obama in February has accelerated the timetable for the domestic use of aerial drones, also known as UAVs… Full Story
Trucks, not sports cars – that’s the Chief of Naval Operations’ vision for an affordable and upgradeable future fleet. And that’s good news for an array of programs, from the controversial Littoral Combat Ship, to theLPD-17 amphibious ship, to a Marine… Full Story
The U.S. Air Force is preparing to launch the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite on May 3, according to service officials.
The Lockheed Martin-built satellite, which is currently being prepared for launch, will ride aboard a United… Full Story
New technologies and procedures that proved effective last week in defending one-sixth of the Israeli population from Gaza-launched rockets are augmenting strategic options for Israel’s political leadership in response to growing threats.
Officials here creditedadherence to civil emergency procedures and… Full Story
Four more minesweepers and four more minesweeping helicopters are to be sent to the Arabian Gulf, the U.S. Navy’s top officer said March 15, a move which will increase the number of mine countermeasure forces available to keep open the… Full Story
Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems (ABBS) has developed an active belly plate system to help double the protection of military vehicles, such as light armoured vehicles (LAVs) and main battle tanks (MBTs), against a range of under-belly mine blasts.
According… Full Story
The US Air Force announced Friday it was reopening a contest for a contract to build light attack aircraft for Afghanistan after an embarrassing cancellation of an award to Brazil’s Embraer two months ago.
The Air Force said that a draftrequest for proposals would be… Full Story
US domestic law enforcement is definitely enamored of military technology, whether it’s all-seeing cameras or gun detection systems. Now, the Department of Defense will be donating “hundreds” of surplus robots to police departments as early as this summer. Last week, Dan Arnold… Full Story