Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a multifunctional datalink featuring a compact, hexagonal array and a stealthy waveform, with the goal of offering a new retrofit option for existing combat aircraft and a new networking tool for future combat aircraft.
Communications & Power Industries, the space and defense technology roll up owned by Odyssey Investment Partners, will acquire Essco, which designs and manufactures specialty radomes and composite structures, from L3Harris Technologies.
Nicolas Chaillan, the U.S. Air Force’s first chief software officer, announced his resignation Sept. 2 in a lengthy social media post calling out the service for not effectively funding and prioritizing cybersecurity efforts, and the Pentagon for refusing to put money behind initiatives that officials claim are priorities.
Chinese state media reported on the launch of the weapon without specifying the designation, but the images suggest the system strongly resembles the Dong Feng-15B class of missile with a new series of warhead.
A U.S. Defense Department agency is shopping for a computing system powerful and efficient enough to process and interpret hundreds of terraflops of imagery data from systems on board manned and unmanned aircraft.
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).
The timing of a potential production line shutdown at Boeing is partly driving an urgent near-term decision on when to start replacing the U.S. Air Force’s E-3 AWACS fleet, with the 737NG-based E-7 Wedgetail emerging as a likely, if challenging, candidate.
After a highly anticipated Boeing F-15J upgrade project was halted and Lockheed Martin was chosen for the Japanese F-X next-generation fighter, Boeing is now in a holding pattern ready to support Japanese fighter programs.