FlightSafety International awarded Lockheed Martin contract

The contract is for the design, development and manufacture of visual systems and displays for the new MC/EC-130J full-mission capable simulators which will be equipped with the FlightSafety VITAL 1150 image generator and CrewView collimated glass mirror display, and delivered to the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)Read More →

The Air Force is proposing turning unarmed military cargo jets into temporary bombers. Cargo jets, with their large internal volume, could launch missiles from safe distances, far away from enemy forces. The Air Force has already successfully tested dropping simulated munitions from the back of airplanes. The U.S. Air Force is looking at armingRead More →

Boeing is set to roll out the first “Loyal Wingman” drone for the Royal Australian Air Force during a Tuesday morning ceremony, putting the RAAF high on the list of countries experimenting with autonomous aircraft. “This a truly historic moment for our country and for Australian defense innovation,” said Australian Prime Minister ScottRead More →

A French defense-industry employee about to retire was gifted something he was extremely reluctant to accept: a ride in a Dassault fighter jet. The 64-year-old was not correctly instructed, to say the least, in passenger etiquette, and to make a long story short, he self-ejected midflight.  He’s okay, according toRead More →