The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, operator of the largest non-Defense Department fleet of government aircraft, says it intends to comply with the FAA’s automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out regulation “through equipage or other relief options” by the January deadline.
General Electric is to develop a lightweight, flight-ready, megawatt-class inverter for NASA that meets the size, power, efficiency and altitude requirements for use in an electrified aircraft propulsion system.
Warhead Overruns Could Be Offset Within NNSA Budget
B61-12 test release: Sandia National Laboratories
The plan suggests the NNSA would have to divert early development funding intended to support future warheads for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile and Long Range Standoff cruise missile programs.
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), partners in the International Space Station (ISS), signed an agreement Sept. 24 to cooperate in U.S.-led efforts to establish a sustainable human presence at the Moon in preparation for expeditions to Mars.
Little Bird, LAIRCM FMS Sales OK’d To Thailand, Qatar
Little Bird: USMC
The State Department has OK'd a possible foreign military sale to Thailand of eight AH-6i Little Bird light attack reconnaissance helos and two AN/AAQ-24(V)N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems to Qatar.