Engineers at Martin UAV are incorporating Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network (MANET) technology from Persistent Systems into the company’s V-BAT small, vertical takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company is bringing its four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft to the fire fight with the LM-100J FireHerc, introduced at Farnborough International Airshow. The LM-100J FireHerc is a civil-certified firefighting airtanker variant of the company’s C-130J Super Hercules airlifter.
Officials at GE Aviation and Teradata are expanding their partnership to provide airlines with a framework that combines Teradata’s high-performance analytics in the cloud from with GE Aviation’s edge-connectivity services. Markets and Markets Research estimates the aviation analytics market is a $2.16 billion industry that will grow to an estimated $4.23 billion by 2021.
Aircraft orders exceed $95 billion in value and are complemented by roughly $3 billion in aircraft engine and engine service agreement contracts announced in the first two days of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. “The future starts at Farnborough; our exhibition halls are full of innovation that will shape how we fly, enabling us to go further, faster, and with less environmental impact,” says Farnborough International Commercial Director Amanda Stainer.
GE Aviation Digital Solutions is scaling its analytics and operations solutions Microsoft Azure cloud computing to help accelerate digital transformation in aviation and enhance data protection, regulatory compliance, and efficiency. Emirates Airlines is expanding its relationship with GE Aviation to include predictive maintenance and diagnostics.
Today marked the debut of the United Kingdom’s new, next-generation fighter jet concept model dubbed the “Tempest.” The unveiling was coordinated with the launch of the U.K.’s Combat Air Strategy by U.K. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.
Theorem Solutions CEO Stuart Thurlby believes augmented, mixed and virtual reality will change the way heavy vehicles are engineered and manufactured, as low-cost handheld devices become more commonplace.
Boeing and U.S Air Force teams recently achieved a major KC-46 Pegasus tanker program milestone, completing all flight testing required for first delivery. This past week, the KC-46 team concluded both its Military Type Certification (MTC) testing and receiver certification testing with KC-135, F-16, and C-17 aircraft.
U.K. Space Agency officials in Swindon, England, are partnering with Lockheed Martin in Bethesda, Md., to execute several strategic projects to support the U.K. Spaceflight Program, with a goal of building its first commercial spaceport in Scotland and achieving its first vertical space launch in the early 2020s.
The Auto-Tracking Antenna System, a new portable, ground-to-air antenna from Persistent Systems LLC in New York, incorporates aircraft into the Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network (MANET) to boost connectivity, communications, and distribution of critical sensor data, including full-motion video, on the networked battlefield. The precisely aimed tracking system works with the MPU5 radio and Wave Relay MANET to optimize connectivity and reliable communications to enable manned and unmanned aircraft to communicate further than ever before, officials say.
The remotely piloted aircraft, or drone, made history as it landed at the RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England yesterday. It is the first medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) RPA to successfully complete a trans-Atlantic flight.