The US Department of Defense and Australian Department of Defence have joined to develop an air-breathing hypersonic missile called the Southern Cross Integrated Flight Research Experiment (SCIFiRE).
The Brazilian air force has accepted its first Embraer EMB-145 airborne early warning and control system aircraft to have undergone modernisation.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has landed a $93.3 million contract related to artificial intelligence in unmanned aircraft.
The US Navy is studying resupplying submarines and other ships over long distances using small unmanned air vehicles.
Several months after an artificially intelligent software program beat an experienced fighter pilot in a simulated aerial dogfight, DARPA is moving onto the next phase of its Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program: teaching autonomous programs to team with human pilots in combat.
Landing multiple helicopters in a small landing zone – especially an area hidden in a cloud of dust and criss-crossed with enemy gun fire – is one of the more complicated and dangerous manoeuvres US Army pilots must be able to perform. Now, DARPA wants to see if a computer can do it for them.
The US Department of State has approved the sale of an aircraft and weapons package worth up to $23.37 billion to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including 50 examples of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter.
The US Department of State has approved the possible sale of four General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned air vehicles to Taiwan.
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