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INSIDER: Research Lab

To contribute to the development of advanced air mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions, as well as municipalities, are joining forces under...

INSIDER: Transportation

Collins Aerospace is beginning installation of its new Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) for Boeing 737 aircraft. Texel Air, operating out of Bahrain International Airport, will be among...

INSIDER: Transportation

Almost 75 years ago, U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Engineers have been pushing the boundaries of ultrafast flight...

INSIDER: Defense

Hercules history was made once again when Lockheed Martin delivered its 500th C-130J Super Hercules airlifter. This Super Hercules (Lockheed Martin aircraft #5934) is a...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

Natilus, Inc., the U.S. company working to democratize global freight transport by making air cargo more competitive, recently announced major milestones in the design...

INSIDER: Energy

Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to collaborate on a hydrogen...

News: Power

With experiences ranging from being a hands-on engineer to managing multi-billion-dollar businesses to serving as a director in human services, “Sri Srinath is well suited to lead...

INSIDER: Design

For those onboard a commercial jet, the lowering of the landing gear is a familiar sound signaling the home stretch of the flight. Then comes the sound of wheels on the tarmac,...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Safran is taking a significant role on the H160M Guépard (“Leopard”) helicopter, developed by Airbus for the French armed forces’ Joint Light Helicopter program (HIL),...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Hydrogen is one of the most promising technologies to reduce aviation’s climate impact. When generated from renewable energy sources, it emits zero CO2. Significantly, it delivers...

INSIDER: Transportation

The Defense Department maintains a fleet of more than 250,000 tactical vehicles, which frequently operate in austere conditions. These vehicles often spend as much...

Application Briefs: Propulsion
Learn about the JetPack Aviation Speeder VTOL.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
INSIDER: Design

Since the 1940s, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has evaluated expeditionary airfield matting systems that allow military units to quickly build runways, hangar...

News: Unmanned Systems
One of the most impressive things about a trade show like AUSA 2021 is not just the tech on display, but the size of the tech on display.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Commercial-grade electronics will simply not survive in the extremes of military environments.
INSIDER: Materials

As the U.S. Air Force extends the operational service life of the B-52 Stratofortress into the 2050s, it has selected Collins Aerospace to design and develop a new wheel and carbon...

INSIDER: Defense

Bell Textron Inc. and the U.S. Army have agreed to terms on the execution of the second phase of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR)...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.
News: Electronics & Computers

Acknowledging the emergence of the “software-defined” vehicle, Tier 1 auto supplier ZF announced that it is in the process of developing a “middleware” platform...

Articles: Regulations/Standards

A panel of automated-driving experts at this week’s virtual presentation of SAE International’s annual Government/Industry Meeting had strong opinions on the current state of...

News: Manned Systems

Commercial vehicles run under a wide range of operating conditions and duty cycles – not all are well-suited for battery-electric propulsion, particularly in the near term....

News: Power

Although electric vehicles (EVs) currently comprise less than 2% of the U.S. light-vehicle market, the transportation sector is bursting with established companies and startup enterprises...

Articles: Automotive

The Indianapolis 500 has long billed itself as “the greatest spectacle in racing,” but it’s difficult to imagine that cars racing at 120 mph (193 km/h) or more around the fabled “Brickyard”...

Articles: Imaging
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
The development program is part of the Army’s effort to increase vehicle efficiency
News: Power

A panel of high-ranking transmission and driveline engineers projected outsized adoption for electric-axle (e-axle) technology, as well as significant expansion...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Whether performing transport, logistics, strike or reconnaissance duties, helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft greatly multiply the effectiveness of ground forces. They are a combat...

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