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April 3, 2015 by IDGA Staff
IDGA Staff
The UAS Commercialization Summit brings together companies and organizations that want to derive business value from UAVs. After running similar events aimed at the defense industry, we’ve started this event due to the increasing interest in commercial applications. This snapshot includes a list of job titles and sectors that we expect Read more
Tags: UAS | UAV | Drones | Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
March 4, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The first visible signs of the sequester appeared on Monday as long lines formed at airport security checkpoints, with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano warning of coming travels delays. She is asking passengers to get to the airport extra early because spending cuts have already led to the end of overtime for Transportation Read more
Tags: Homeland Security | TSA
February 25, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The Pentagon’s biggest weapons program, the $396 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter project, was dealt a setback when a routine inspection uncovered a crack on a turbine blade in the jet’s engine. Flights of all 51 F-35s were suspended on Friday as engineering teams prepared to investigate the crack and establish whether or not Read more
Tags: Warplane | F-35 | Mission Command
February 22, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Data scientists are now the most highly sought after job for the military as the services struggle to keep up with information collected by unmanned vehicles and its sensors. Reggie Brothers, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research, said the military is pouring resources into PED, or processing, exploitation, and dissemination.
Tags: Big Data | Data Center | Chuck Hagel | U.S. Air Force | President Obama
February 15, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Two U.S. Army contracts worth nearly $162 million have been won by Lockheed Martin to make improvements to the AH-64 Apache helicopter. The defense contractor will upgrade the Apache’s night vision and targeting systems, known as the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor.
Tags: night vision | Military Radar | Military Vehicles
February 13, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Ten civilians, including women and children, were reportedly killed in a coalition airstrike in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, a local government official has claimed.
Tags: Aviation | Photoshop | Afghan Casualties | DOD Drama | Russian Arms Deals
February 1, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
While the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens make last minute preparations for the Super Bowl, their protectors in the sky have been pretty busy too. Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region fighters will be acting as airborne security around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday.
Tags: NORAD | Fighter Jets | Special Operations
January 30, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Tests have begun on a giant blimp-style cargo airship that the Department of Defense and NASA have poured $35 million into developing. The 230ft-long Aeroscraft made its way a few feet off the ground at the Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, California, this week.
Tags: Tactical Vehicles | cargo security | Military Vehicles
January 29, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Debris thought to be from a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon that went missing on Monday night has been recovered from the Adriatic Sea by Italian search teams. As nightfall descended in Europe on Tuesday, January 29, a huge rescue operation was under way to find the as-yet-unnamed American pilot.
Tags: U.S. Air Force | F-16 | Military Radar
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