3 Things You Shouldn’t Miss at AeroDef Manufacturing 2017

SME's AeroDef Manufacturing event takes place March 6 to 9 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. This annual technical conference and exhibition provides compelling and timely information, resources and technology to original...

IBM MobileFirst for iOS for a Better Travel Experience (Learn More, Video)

The Lufthansa Group is introducing a new mobile offering for employees, powered by MobileFirst for iOS to transform the airline's ground operations and boost customer service. With Manage Gates for iPhone, flight...

DARPA Tech to Improve UAS Adaptability & Mission Efficiency

Today, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) typically require multiple payloads with dedicated components, including antennas, radio frequency (RF) circuitry, and processors, to conduct communications, radar, and electronic warfare (EW) missions. These single-function...

Smart Quadcopters Find their Way without Humans or GPS (Multi-Video)

Phase 1 of DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program concluded recently following a series of obstacle-course flight tests in central Florida. Over four days, three teams of DARPA-supported researchers huddled under shade...

The Weather Company Integrates FlightAware (Learn More, Video)

The Weather Company is enhancing its global flight operations solution WSI Fusion, with live flight tracking data from FlightAware. WSI Fusion provides early insight into changing flight, airport and airspace conditions, enabling aviation providers...

Harris Testing for James Webb Space Telescope Complete (Multi-Video)

Harris Corporation has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing with partner NASA’s Johnson Space Center, for the James Webb Space Telescope, which validates its ability to operate in the frigid, airless environment of...
Agents at the Air and Marine Operations Center at an Air Force Reserve base in Riverside, Calif., track 20,000 to 25,000 flights a day for suspicious activity. (Image courtesy of Master Sgt. Julie Avey, AMOC)

S&T Uses AI to Help CBP AMOC Predict Criminal Aircraft (Learn More)

The ability to forecast criminal activity has been explored to various lengths in science fiction, but does it hold true in reality? It could for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Currently, the...
A Coast Guard representative launches the 'AeroVironment Puma' All-Environment drone during the Singing River Island payload evaluations. DHS and the Coast Guard can use this drone for multiple missions depending on the payload. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

DHS S&T Evaluating Drones for Use by Federal Agencies (See How, Video)

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, have proven useful both for the military and the public. They can be relatively inexpensive devices with a variety of capabilities which includes obtaining...
Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the "Black Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rescued five mariners in distress July 27 near Hawaii's westernmost inhabited island.

USS Carl Vinson Spearheads Hawaiian Fishing Boat Rescue

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rescued five mariners in distress July 27 near Hawaii's westernmost inhabited island. The mariners issued a distress call after their 36-foot vessel ran aground...

Orolia Chosen for FAA Air Traffic Control System Timing Technology

Orolia, the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions and Platinum Award Winner for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, have been selected to support...