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PALMDALE, Calif. Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) report a successful demonstration of Northrop's integrated airborne mission transfer (IAMT) system with the B-2 "Spirit" stealth aircraft, performed recently at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, the B-2's home base.
SAN JUAN, P.R. Uncrewed aerial system (UAS) company Red Cat announced that its Teal Drones subsidiary received a purchase order worth $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to supply a quantity of its small UAS (sUAS) to the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a DoD combat support agency.
ATLANTA. Network-security developer CodeMettle will execute a contract to provide the software-management and configuration component for all-domain agile command-and-control (C2) systems for National Guard Air Force Special Warfare (AFSPECWAR) forces.
SAN ANTONIO. Autonomous uncrewed systems developer Darkhive won a $5 million Phase III Small Business Innovation Research contract with the U.S. Air Force AFWERX Prime to integrate and test next-generation autonomy software on a variety of uncrewed aerial system (UAS) platforms.
DAVIDSON, N.C. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions will provide flight test instrumentation (FTI) equipment in support of the U.S Air Force F-35 Technology Refresh 3 (TR-3) program under the terms of a $24 million contract from Nellis Air Force Base.
ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Technologies reports delivery of its fourth combat-ready high-energy laser weapon system to the U.S. Air Force, with the latest system marked as the first mobile, standalone, 10-kilowatt laser weapon to meet U.S. military specifications.
A team of researchers at the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reported a successful demonstration of the capabilities of an aircraft outfitted with artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced magnetic navigation, known as MagNav.