Airbus also offered its H135 as its proposal for the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS), soon to be known as the TH-73A. The H135 will enhance the U.S. Navy’s rotary-wing training curriculum, with this technically mature, FAA IFR-certified twin-engine aircraft.

Airbus Celebrates 10 Yrs of UH-72A Lakota at NAS Patuxent River (Video)

Airbus Helicopters recently hosted a ceremony with leaders of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS), to commemorate the UH-72A Lakota’s 10th anniversary at Naval Air Station (NAS), Patuxent River, Maryland,...
The WASP Lite is a compact aerostat offering a smaller footprint than the larger WASP system. Highly mobile, it can be deployed virtually anywhere – from a rooftop, pickup truck, boat or utility vehicle.

Drone Aviation Delivers $1.1M in WASP Lite to US Army (Multi-Video)

Drone Aviation, a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution,...
$500 drones are disrupting the $400B security industry as 3D threats render 2D solutions obsolete. Echodyne provides all-weather 3D situational awareness necessary to secure critical infrastructure, public spaces, smart cities, and countries from new and existing threats. (Courtesy of Echodyne Corp.)

The Challenge of Drone Use and Drone Security for Law Enforcement

Guest Editorial by Leo McCloskey, Echodyne, VP Marketing On a drizzly day in November 2017, on the first Sunday after Thanksgiving, the San Francisco 49ers were hosting the Seattle Seahawks in an...
The all-new CH-53K has flown more than 1,200 test hours and is in the midst of a rigorous test program to ensure it is ready to serve both domestically and abroad, enabling the Marines and militaries worldwide to move troops and equipment at higher altitudes , quicker and more effectively than ever. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

USMC to Receive 12 Sikorsky CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters (Multi-Video)

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy, as part of the 200 program of record...

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...
There is no other counterfire radar in the world as small, light, and affordable as the LCMR. (Courtesy of SRCTec, LLC)

Army Receives 400th SRCTec Light-weight Counter-Mortar Radar System

SRCTec is pleased to announce the delivery of the 400th AN/TPQ-50 LCMR counterfire radar system to the U.S. Army. The Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar (LCMR) family of systems provides continuous 3-D, 360-degree surveillance...
An investigation into the Boeing 737 Max aircraft uncovers a history of issues with one component being blamed for two deadly crashes which killed a combined 346 people. (Courtesy of YouTube.)

Boeing Left Airlines, FAA in Dark on Alert Linked to 737 Crashes (Videos)

May 5, 2019 – In Breaking News – Bloomberg Boeing Co. knew months before a deadly 737 Max crash that a cockpit alert wasn’t working the way the company had told buyers of...
Surveillance drones are here and ready to be deployed as an additional sensor in your video management system. (Courtesy of PureTech Systems)

Why Your Video Management System Needs a Drone, PureTech Systems

By PureTech, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Mobile Surveillance ISR What was once just science fiction, along with artificial intelligence and driverless cars, surveillance...
Raytheon's mobile high energy laser looks out into a wide-open sky. The company's advanced high power microwave and high energy laser engaged and defeated dozens of unmanned aerial system targets in a recent U.S. Air Force demonstration.

Raytheon HPM & HEL Technologies to Protect Ground Troops from UAS

Raytheon's advanced high power microwave (HPM) and mobile high energy laser (HEL) systems successfully engaged and defeated multiple unmanned aerial system targets during a U.S. Air Force demonstration. Mature HPM and HEL...
Since 2002, Global Elite Group has been working diligently in the airport setting to ensure the smooth deployment of new regulations while delivering a superior security product to airlines and airways. Aviation partners rely on Global Elite Group to meet the demand of addressing aviation security in a changing world by anticipating emerging threats, researching trends and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Global Elite Group Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ for Airport/Aviation Security

Global Elite Group, a premier provider of Aviation Security (AVSEC) services, and Platinum Award Winner recognized in Two Consecutive Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Programs Programs, is delighted to announce the...