Synthetic air-combat training startup Red 6 is to begin full integration of its Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality System (ATARS) into a Northrop T-38 under a $70 million Phase 3 small-business innovation research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Air Force.
Privately held British defense company Cobham and UK defense electronics specialist Ultra Electronics said Aug. 16 that they had reached an agreement for Cobham to buy Ultra for almost £2.6 billion ($3.6 billion).
UK’s Future Flight Challenge Enters Critical Final Phase
Credit: UK Research and Innovation
As it prepares to launch its third and final phase, the UK’s Future Flight Challenge has unveiled its vision for air travel in 2030 and ambitious targets for real-world demonstrations to be completed in 2024.
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