The demand for L3 WESCAM’s EO/IR turrets for use on board UAS platforms continued to grow, with more than 60 units ordered for deployment across six countries.

L3 Wins More Than $300M EO/IR Orders Year-to-Date (See in Action)

L3 Technologies' WESCAM business has won multiple MX™-Series electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) product and in-service support contracts year-to-date from military and airborne law enforcement customers totaling more than $300 million in orders. This reflects...
Concentrated Laser Beam Takes Down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Quickly and Decisively (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin and YouTube)

Lockheed Martin Laser Outguns Threat in Half the Time (See Video)

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system has proven that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats. In tests conducted with...

US Border Patrol to Begin Operational Testing of sUAS (See in Action)

The U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) will begin evaluating Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) in the operational environment this month as part of a pilot program. Testing will take place in three...
Sailors prepare an F-35C Lightning II assigned to the "Grim Reapers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA 101) to launch on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is underway conducting training after its successful completion of carrier incremental availability. (Courtesy of US Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josue Escobosa)

Lincoln Tests F-35C Lightning II at Sea (See the F-35C in Action, Multi-Video)

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C Lightning II, Sept. 3. The "Grim Reapers" of...
Lockheed Martin's GPS III Space Vehicle 02 Completes Acoustic Testing (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

GPS III Sat Completes Test Simulating Strenuous Launch (Multi-Video)

Launch is the most strenuous part of a satellite's life. To survive the extreme sound wave pressure and pounding vibrations generated by more than 700,000 lbs. of thundering rocket thrust, spacecraft need...
With more than 80,000 individual drones registered for commercial & government purposes, the FAA’s Part 107 is making is possible for a broad range of entities to find innovative uses for drones. Take a look at these examples.

The FAA’s Small Drone Rule Lets sUAS Soar (See How, Multi-Video)

A host of new users are changing the world of commercial aviation thanks in large part to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small unmanned aircraft rule, Part 107 (PDF), which has now been in place...
Blighter B400 radars are already in use at many critical infrastructure sites including several major international airports in Europe, United States, South America and Africa.

Blighter’s New Lower Cost Radar for Airports & Critical Infrastructure

Blighter Surveillance Systems has introduced a lower cost, entry level version of its Blighter B400 Series Doppler ground surveillance radar aimed specifically at airports and critical infrastructure sites such as oil/gas facilities,...
The CH-53K King Stallion provides unmatched capability with three times the lift capability of its predecessor, the CH-53E Super Stallion. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

USMC Awards Lockheed Martin for CH-53K Production (See in Action)

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, has awarded Lockheed Martin a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 1 contract to build two production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. This contract follows the April 4, 2017, Milestone...
APH prototype with dwarf wheat and Arabidopsis (Image courtesy of Kennedy Space Center NASA)

SNC Wins NASA Awards for Adv Plant Habitat (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been recognized by NASA with two awards for its exceptional work on the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) plant growth system, which is currently bringing more fresh...
CBP's Air and Marine Operations asks you to report maritime smuggling and suspicious activities

CBP AMO & USCG Interdict 13 Near Dania Pier (Learn More, Video)

Marine crews from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations and the U.S. Coast Guard interdicted 13 Cuban migrants off the coast near Dania Beach this morning. Marine interdiction agents...