U.S. Army’s Top Acquisition Priorities Safe Despite Pandemic, General Says
FARA Bell 360 Invictus Credit: Bell
A month after warning of potentially dire budget cuts, the head of the U.S. Army’s Futures Command has softened his forecast about the fiscal impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on top acquisition programs.
Wisk Resumes Flight Testing Of Cora EVTOL
Registered ZK-UZA, this is one of two Cora prototypes undergoing flight testing in New Zealand. Credit: Wisk
Wisk, the urban air mobility joint venture between Kitty Hawk and Boeing, has resumed flight testing of its Cora all-electric autonomous air taxi in the U.S. and New Zealand. Testing had been paused because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Raytheon Delivers First JPALS Low-Rate Initial Production Unit
JPALS transit cases. Credit: Raytheon
Raytheon delivered the first production unit of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) roughly one month ahead of schedule.
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