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Study the Stealth: Could This Be America's New F-35-Like Robo-Warplane?

Yet before we hail the Age of robo-warplanes, there are a few questions that need to be answered.What’s not to like about a robot wingman?(This first appeared several weeks ago.)There’s a lot of buzz about the first flight of an unmanned U.S. Air Force drone, designed to accompany manned combat aircraft into battle, that many believe will herald a new age of aerial warfare.Looking at a photo of the XQ-58A Valkyrie, and it’s easy to believe that something has changed. Today’s drones, such as the ...
Tags: Science, America, Arizona, Air Force, Valkyrie, Cessna, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, Yuma Proving Grounds, Attritable Aircraft Technology LCAAT


The Air Force's Big Plan: Stealth UAVs and Drones That Can Launch Other Drones?

California drone-maker Kratos is adding launchers to its main high-speed unmanned aerial vehicle designs.The tube-style launchers can deploy small drones that themselves double as guided missiles. That’s right -- Kratos’s drones could launch other, smaller drones.The launchers are a logical addition as Kratos works with the U.S. Air Force to develop a fighter-like “wingman” drone that the flying branch wants to accompany manned planes into combat.Kratos’s stealthy, 28-feet-long XQ-58 Valkyrie un...
Tags: Science, California, Air Force, U S Air Force, Yuma Arizona, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kratos, Skyborg, Matt Duquette


A Mini F-35?: Don't Get Crazy Over the XQ-58A Valkyrie (For Now)

Yet before we hail the Age of robo-warplanes, there are a few questions that need to be answered.What’s not to like about a robot wingman?(This first appeared several weeks ago.)There’s a lot of buzz about the first flight of an unmanned U.S. Air Force drone, designed to accompany manned combat aircraft into battle, that many believe will herald a new age of aerial warfare.Looking at a photo of the XQ-58A Valkyrie, and it’s easy to believe that something has changed. Today’s drones, such as the ...
Tags: Science, Arizona, Air Force, Valkyrie, Don, Cessna, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, Yuma Proving Grounds, Attritable Aircraft Technology LCAAT


Check Out the XQ-58A (America's Next Stealth Super Weapon?)

Wingman drones are coming. And they could change aerial warfare for any country that acquires them.The U.S. Air Force in early March 2019 revealed a prototype for stealthy wingman drone that could accompany manned warplanes into combat.The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, built by California-based Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, flew for the first time over Yuma, Arizona on March 5, 2019, the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio announced.(This first appeared in ...
Tags: Science, California, America, Ohio, Boeing, Royal Australian Air Force, U S Air Force, Yuma Arizona, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Research Laboratory, Boeing Airpower Teaming System, Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, Ashlee Erwin


X-60A Mach 8 Hypersonic Test Platform

The Air Force Research Laboratory and Generation Orbit Launch Services is developing the Mach 8 hypersonic X-60A vehicle. It is an air-dropped liquid rocket specifically designed as a hypersonic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Air Force Research Laboratory, Generation Orbit Launch Services


Meet the XQ-58A Valkyrie: The Air Force's New Stealth Wonder Weapon?

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, built by California-based Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, flew for the first time over Yuma, Arizona on March 5, 2019, the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio announced.
Tags: Science, California, Ohio, Air Force, Yuma Arizona, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems


SpaceX is rocketing the first private mission to the moon tonight — an Israeli lunar lander. Here's how to watch the launch live.

SpaceX plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday night, and you can watch the event live on YouTube starting around 8:30 p.m. EST. The launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, will carry the first private mission to the moon: a 1,300-pound lunar lander called "Beresheet." The $100 million mission was designed and built by SpaceIL, a nonprofit based in Israel, and will take until early April to reach the moon. If the Beresheet mission succeeds, Israel will become the fourth country ever to lan...
Tags: Spacex, Indonesia, Youtube, Israel, Trends, Earth, United States, Moon, US Air Force, Falcon, Russia China, Cape Canaveral Florida, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Air Force Research Laboratory, Morris Kahn, Beresheet


SpaceX launches moon lander, lands booster despite tough conditions

SpaceX had another successful launch on Thursday night, despite some tough conditions. Its Falcon 9 launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where a trio of spacecraft, including a moon lander, came along for the ride. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk says Mars round trip could cost only $100,000 one day Lift off took place at 8:45 p.m. ET, at the beginning of the 32-minute launch window. Liftoff! pic.twitter.com/Cd8nGQwrhd — SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 22, 2019 Bad weather threatened...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, China, Mars, Falcon, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Air Force Research Laboratory, Nusantara Satu


NRL, AFRL develop direct-write quantum calligraphy in monolayer semiconductors

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at NRL and the Air Force Research Laboratory have developed a way to directly write quantum light sources, which emit a single photon of light at a time, into monolayer semiconductors.
Tags: NRL, Air Force Research Laboratory, NRL AFRL


Sustaining Balance

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The organization is the single center responsible for total life cycle management covering all aircraft, engines, munitions and electronic systems. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#a...
Tags: Boston, Military, Delta, Air Force, Einstein, Amara, U S Air Force, McMurray, Kessel, James Richardson, Kessel Run, McMurry, CBM, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, United States Department of Defense


SpaceX wins $28.7M contract from Air Force for data connectivity research

SpaceX has won a $28.7 million fixed-price contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory for experiments in data connectivity involving ground sites, aircraft and space assets — a project that could give a boost to the company’s Starlink broadband satellite service. The contract was awarded on Wednesday, with work due to be completed by mid-2021. It’s part of a program called Defense Experimentation Using Commercial Space Internet, or DEUCSI, which aims to provide the Air Force with the abilit...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory, StarLink


BMW and Goldman Sachs are investing millions in a new kind of supercomputing that could change the world. But for now, nobody knows what to do with it

For three days this week, quantum nerds and businesspeople from 17 countries packed into the Computing History Museum — blocks from Google in Mountain View, CA — for the second-ever Quantum for Business conference. Quantum computing is unproven, and even if it can be made to work at the levels experts think is possible, no one knows how just it might be used in business. Attracted by promising advances, high-profile companies like BMW and Goldman Sachs are pouring investment money into quant...
Tags: Google, Germany, US, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Bmw, North Atlantic, Quantum, Booz Allen Hamilton, Caltech, Mountain View CA, Air Force Research Laboratory, IBM Google, William Hurley, Bo Ewald, Oliver Wick


Biochemist's startup secures license for developing technology that could treat PTSD

A biochemist's startup company announced Monday that it had secured an exclusive patent license agreement with the Air Force Research Laboratory for a breakthrough technology that could help military veterans suffering from a post-traumatic stress disorder.
Tags: Health, Air Force Research Laboratory


New patch boosts brightness in medical diagnostic tests

A multidisciplinary team from Washington University in St. Louis and the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has developed a high-tech fix that brings some medical diagnostic tests out of the dark and into the light.
Tags: Washington University in St Louis, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Research Laboratory


Speed and Fusion

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Tags: China, Russia, Uncategorized, Department Of Defense, History, Fusion, Speed, Military, Darpa, Air Force, Mach, Hypersonic, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Yeager, John Hyten, U.S. Strategic Command


Motivo, Rockwell, Snippet & More: This Week’s Wisconsin Watchlist

Keep up with news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Motivo, a New Berlin-based company that sells wheeled, collapsible walkers for people who need help with mobility and balance, said it raised $950,000 from investors to ramp up sales of its Motivo Tour Walker product line. The walkers, which are currently available for pre-order on the company’s website, come in a variety of styles and start at $499. Motivo said its Series A funding round was led by Just...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Internet Of Things, Milwaukee, Trends, E-commerce, Vc, Colorectal Cancer, Epic, Wisconsin, Iot, HRC, Game Shows, Gravy, Livestreaming, Machines


Air Force-Backed Center to Make Machine Learning More Independent, Predictable, Secure

In an effort to build the next generation of machine-learning methods to support its needs, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory have awarded $5 million to establish a university center of excellence devoted to efficient and robust machine learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tags: Science, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Backed Center


Byte-size Learning

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Tags: Space, Education, Training, Netflix, Military, Sony, Online Courses, Air Force, Logistics, Rich, Cyberspace, Reith, U S Air Force, U S Air Force Academy, Cost Saving, CCR


U.S. Air Force Chief Scientist

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Tags: Space, Science, Future, Research, Department Of Defense, Nasa, People, Military, Harvard University, Ohio, State Department, Houston, Air Force, Vandenberg, Los Alamos, ICBM


Going with the Hypersonic Flow

Argonne researcher Alan Kastengren is using X-rays to delve deeply into complexity challenges related to supersonic combustion in hypersonic vehicles, one of the most complex flow problems in science. Working through Argonne's Advanced Photon Source and National Security Programs, he is helping clients like the Air Force Research Laboratory improve performance of the scramjet combustors that power hypersonic jets.
Tags: Science, Argonne, Air Force Research Laboratory, Alan Kastengren


Houston startup growing fast, licenses Air Force design for solar-powered smartphones

(TechLink) SOL Cuff, a Texas startup, has signed a patent license agreement for the Air Force Research Laboratory's 'mobile device arm mount,' which it intends to incorporate into its line of wrist-mounted, solar-powered smartphone charging devices.
Tags: Texas, Houston, Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory


Care in the Air

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Tags: Training, Department Of Defense, Military, Williams, Ohio, Johnson, Air Force, Dayton, National Guard, U S Air Force, Dayton Ohio, Chadwick, Air Force Reserve, Air Force Research Laboratory, Pacific Air Forces, Stephen Timms


Purdue joins team devising materials for superfast aircraft

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University scientists have joined a team that’s helping the Air Force develop technologies for superfast aircraft. The Purdue researchers are now part of a group led by the University of Dayton Research Institute that landed a $9.8 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory. The three-year project that’s […]
Tags: Business, News, Air Force, Purdue, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ind AP, Nation & World, University of Dayton Research Institute


Air Force’s Microwave Weapon Technology Can Fry North Korea’s ICBMs

The U.S. has developed microwave weapons, which its advocates say can be used to prevent missile launches by North Korea by frying their electronics. The Air Force and other government agencies have been working on using microwaves as weapons for over two decades, and the Air Force Research Laboratory began work on CHAMP, which stands for Counter-electronics High Power Microwave Advanced Missile Project, in April 2009.
Tags: News, North Korea, Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory


$9.8 million for materials for reusable hypersonic vehicles

The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute a $9.8 million, three-year contract for research and development in materials and structures for reusable... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Air Force Research Laboratory, University of Dayton Research Institute


Air Force awards $50M contract to research cybersecurity

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks. The Dayton Daily News reports that Colorado-based Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will conduct the research at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in southwest Ohio. The contract […]
Tags: News, Colorado, Ap, Ohio, Air Force, Dayton Ohio, Dayton Daily News, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp, Nation & World


Creating Synthetic Teammates

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Tags: Technology, Uncategorized, Research, Earth, Artificial Intelligence, Military, Ai, Air Force, U S Air Force, Draper, Stone, Dayton Ohio, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Air Force Research Laboratory, Stapp, Joseph Kittinger


Optimizing the Data Loop

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Tags: Google, Technology, Washington, Big Data, Time, Uncategorized, Research, Data, Mit, Military, Cyber, Air Force, Kelvin, Sabre, Digital Camera, Pereira


Higher Ground

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Tags: Space, Washington, Uncategorized, Research, Nasa, Earth, Military, United States, Orion, Air Force, Neil Armstrong, Soviet Union, Fischer, Pereira, National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA, U S Army


Global Already There

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Tags: Saudi Arabia, Berlin, Uncategorized, Military, Royal Air Force, 3d Printing, Air Force, Reich, Soviet Union, Southwest Asia, U S Air Force, West Berlin, Dayton Ohio, Airlift, Chris Sullivan, Tempelhof Airport