Sikorsky Nails Combat Rescue Helicopter Training CDR (Multi-Video)

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter's...
FAA “Call to Action” with the commercial hot-air balloon industry, the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) has developed an “Envelope of Safety” accreditation program for balloon ride operations following the deadliest balloon crash in US history which resulted in 16 deaths.

New Comm Hot-Air Balloon Safety Program Following Tragedy (Videos)

After a July 2016 balloon accident in Lockhart, TX that caused 16 fatalities, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took proactive steps to increase the safety of hot-air balloon tourism. As the result of a...
Properly trained X-Ray operators are one layer of security that is critical in the protection of aircraft in our skies.

New Quieter Aircraft Coming in 2018, Says the FAA

Beginning on January 1, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require newly designed aircraft to be quieter which will help toward lowering noise around airports and surrounding communities. Called “Stage 5 Airplane...
Sputnik

Sputnik: 60 Yrs Later, CIA Releases Declassified Documents (Multi-Video)

Sputnik was the first artificial Earth satellite, which was launched by the Soviet Union into an elliptical low Earth orbit on October 4, 1957. It was a 23 in diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas...
The crew of an MH-60S Seahawk, attached to the "Sea Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 escort a patient on the flightdeck of the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) during a medical evacuation while the ship is in Puerto Rico to provide humanitarian assistance throughout the area. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danny Ray Nunez Jr.)

USNS Comfort Responds to Hosp Generator Failure in PR (Multi-Video)

The Mercy-class Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, received five critical patients around 8 p.m. Oct. 4, from Ryder Memorial Hospital in Humacao,...
The Adaptive Sensor Analytics Project (ASAP) will repurpose, modify, integrate and build upon existing commercial and government analytic capabilities to support border security operations. (Image courtesy of Twitter)

Using Satellites & Data Analytics to Protect the Homeland (Learn More)

The space industry is undergoing a revolution as spacecraft become smaller, cheaper, and more prolific. In the next five to ten years, commercial imagery constellations will be far more robust to a...
A researcher holding a Raytheon Coyote canister-launched drone (Image courtesy of NOAA)

Coyote UAVs Help NOAA Track & Model Hurricane Maria (Multi-Video)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was able to successfully use six Raytheon Company Coyote® unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to track and model Hurricane Maria. Launched from a NOAA WP-3D Orion hurricane hunter...
MEOSAR Satellite Ground System In Action - More lives saved. Faster. Greater Efficiency.

MEOSAR – More Lives Saved, Faster – in ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

When someone requires search and rescue (SAR) assistance, every minute counts. In the next few years the world of search and rescue will be revolutionized with MEOSAR, offering near instantaneous signal detection...
The New VersaPNT is the first all-in-one, always-accurate positioning, navigation and timing solution that delivers reliable performance beyond the limitations of GPS.

Spectracom New VersaPNT in ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

Spectracom is pleased to announce the company's New VersaPNT has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Debuting at AUSA on October 9, 2017, VersaPNT is the...
Weaponized drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), have increasingly been used in attacks by foreign terrorists in war plagued regions around the globe.

FBI Warns of Imminent Terror Drone Attacks on US Soil (Multi-Video)

FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress on Wednesday that terrorist groups are looking to use drones to wage terror attacks in the U.S. “I think we do know that terrorist organizations have...