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...
The MALD-J decoy is the jammer variant of the basic decoy, and the first ever stand-in jammer to enter production.

USAF Awards $96M for MALD Missile Production (See in Action, Video)

Raytheon Company is in receipt of a $96.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to produce 250 Miniature Air-Launched Decoys, or MALD® missiles. The USAF award occurred just prior to Raytheon marking its...
Empowered with multi-role capabilities and simultaneous air and surface surveillance, you can rely on the Sea Giraffe radars and Saab’s thinking edge to provide the awareness required to protect your ship and secure your superiority.

Saab Sea Giraffe Multi-Mode Radar Selected for US Navy Ships (Video)

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) class ship USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams, ESB 4. A new U.S. Navy order also...
DeTect, Inc. HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting System

DeTect HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Sys Meets FAA Requirements

In response to the Dark Sky initiative to reduce light pollution and customer demand, DeTect developed the HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Systems (ADLS) in 2008 for automatic obstruction lighting activation for...

Coyote UAS & KRFS Radar to Acquire, Track & Engage US Enemy Drones

The U.S. Army has selected Raytheon's Coyote unmanned aircraft system and Ku band radio frequency system (KRFS), to counter the escalating threat of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the skies above the...
The flight tests by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and DARPA demonstrated interoperability between a ground station, flying test bed, a C-12 and flight test aircraft, and proved the ability to transmit data between those systems using STITCHES, a novel integration technology.

Lockheed & DARPA Demo Connected Warfighter Network Technologies

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems (SoS) approach enables seamless – and rapid...
Over the past 10 years, the RAF has operated GA-ASI’s MQ-9 Reaper® RPA in support of the NATO and Coalition operations. The RAF is celebrating its 100-year anniversary (RAF100), so GA-ASI seized the opportunity to fly the newest MQ-9 version, MQ-9B to RIAT. The RAF configuration of MQ-9B will be called PROTECTOR RG Mk1.

GA-ASI SkyGuardian Completes First Trans-Atlantic Flight (Multi-Video)

At 6:51 p.m. (GMT+1) on Wednesday, a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) produced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) made history as it landed at the Royal Air...
The American Border Patrol (ABP) recently demonstrated SEIDARM Counter-UAS Border Technology for U.S. Senate Candidates

US Not Prepared for Growing Border Drone Threats (Learn More, Videos)

American Border Patrol (ABP) demonstrated an electronic border security system for U.S. Senate candidates on Saturday, July 7th, at the American Border Patrol Test Range in Hereford, Arizona, which is on the Arizona/Mexico border. The American Border Patrol is...
The simulator, a model of a Navy Fleet Satellite (FLTSAT) communications satellite, will help students hone their skills in managing the technical aspects of space systems including satellite command, control and communications and troubleshooting satellite and constellation anomalies. (Courtesy of GDMS)

GD FleetSat Simulator to Train DoD Space Mission Operators (Videos)

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy to restore and maintain a satellite system simulator for students at the Naval Postgraduate School, Spacecraft Research...
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority is the first to fully deploy the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Biometric Entry and Exit Program

Orlando Airport to Implement 100% Biometric Exit with SITA (See Videos)

SITA SmartPath Technology has been chosen by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) as the technology partner for biometric exit at Orlando International Airport. Orlando International is the first U.S. airport to...