Future of Enterprise Satellite Connectivity Services, Global, 2018

Downstream digital transformation, increased usage of IoT systems, system upgrades by large enterprises, globalization of small and medium enterprises, and remote location connectivity are driving the evolution of satellite-based connectivity services. Major challenges with the conventional geostationary satellite-based services are their high service cost, near-zero…

Mahindra and Boeing team up to make FA 18 fighters in India

India’s Mahindra Defense Systems, or MDS, a subsidiary of automaker Mahindra & Mahindra, has signed a deal with U.S. aircraft maker Boeing to build F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets in India. Hindustan Aeronautics will also participate. This is Mahindra’s first foray into offensive weaponry. Up…

Angry Bird

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Curry performs a preflight systems check before launching an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 17, 2018. Curry is a crew chief assigned to the 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Air Force photo by Senior Airman…

Face of Defense: Airman’s Transition Helps Self, Air Force to Grow

Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Parra, a satellite systems operator, has completed flight engineer training, matching his desire for a new challenge with the Air Force’s need to fill positions in critically manned career fields. “A big drive for me was to go into something…

BAE Systems Receives Contract to Sustain F 35 Electronic Warfare Systems

BAE Systems has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to ensure the readiness of electronic warfare systems on the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. (Photo: U.S. Air Force, Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel) BAE Systems has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to ensure the…

HMLA-167 Door Gunner – Weapons systems testing

Marines assigned to the door gunner position are responsible for the maintenance of weapon systems, maintaining the aircraft, firing the weapon systems and assisting the pilots of the aircraft with providing close air support to the ground combat element. The weapons systems fired were the…

Face of Defense: Air Guardsman Earns Air Force Academy Appointment

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine Griffith, a client systems technician in the Washington Air National Guard’s 194th Communications Flight, has been selected to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Air Guardsman Earns Air…

RUSSIA SUCCESSFULLY TESTS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)-EQUIPPED AIR DEFENCE AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM

The new ACS makes it possible to integrate S-300 and S-400 air defence systems, Pantsir gun-and-missile anti-aircraft system and modern radars. The control system automatically analyses the aerial situation and issues recommendation on the use of arms. According to experts, this will significantly reduce the…

The S 400 missile system to shield critical assets

The S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, which India will be buying from Russia, will protect the ‘critical assets’ of the country. This was informed by Lieutenant General A P Singh, commandant of the Army Air Defence (AAD) College, Gopalpur. According to him, the surface-to-air…