While there are no currently available specifications or requirements that would provide insight into what an “operational” M-345 would look like, Paramount Group’s main contribution to the M-345 is the Smart Weapons Integration on Fast-Jet Trainers (SWIFT) mission system.
Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., has enhanced its range of Advanced Video Display Units (AVDU) high-resolution, rugged LCD touchscreen displays with new software-configurable capabilities to improve flexibility, usability, and reliability.
NASA officials in Washington are pledging to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of an anomaly with a rocket booster on the Soyuz MS-10 manned spacecraft, prompting astronauts onboard to abort shortly after launch to the International Space Station (ISS). The malfunction resulted in the space capsule making a ballistic landing, at a short and steep reentry angle back to Earth.
U.S. Air Force officials announced a $9.2 billion award to Boeing [NYSE:BA] to provide a new, advanced pilot training system that will help train fighter and bomber pilots for generations to come, officials say. Boeing, designated as prime contractor on the Advanced Pilot Training Program, is contracted to deliver 351 jets, 46 simulators, and associated ground equipment. Boeing and risk-sharing partner Saab designed, developed, and flight tested two all-new, purpose-built jets, proving out the system’s design, repeatability in manufacturing, and training capability.
The 18-hour IATF 16949:2016 Auditor online course is the most effective training on the subject. It provides training on how to conduct internal audits and supplier audits using ISO 19011, the guideline on how to audit management systems, and covers auditing all the requirements of the standard through various case studies.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 7 lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan at 2:54:27 Japan Standard Time (JST) on September 23, carrying the KOUNOTORI7 (HTV7) cargo transporter into orbit to start its journey to the International Space Station (ISS).
Qinqdao Airlines, a Chinese airline startup based out of Qingdao Liuting International Airport, is the latest airline to received aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1000G high-bypass Geared Turbofan engines.
Dragonfly, which might be called a rotorcraft lander, is under development by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and has the appearance of an Earth-bound vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone.
The autonomous software and hardware, which was installed on an optionally piloted helicopter, executed various scenarios including automated takeoff and landing, LIDAR- and camera-based obstacle avoidance, LIDAR-based automatic landing zone selection, and low-level contour flying.