Integrated Sensor is Structure

February 24, 2012 - 10:50am
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Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are developing new systems and concepts for close air support using an unmanned version of the twin-engine A-10 Thunderbolt II. The companies received contracts worth $7 million each in April 2011 under phase one of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program.

June 19, 2011 - 10:00am

A comeback for airships? How many times have you heard that before? However, thanks to generous funding by the Pentagon, four separate projects to develop very large buoyant air vehicles for unmanned persistent surveillance missions are under way in the U.S. Three of them are to take to the air within the next few months.

November 12, 2007 - 4:44am

Using gas for lift is hardly new, but interest in the idea is making something of a resurgence here in the Middle East.

November 11, 2007 - 6:45pm

Using gas for lift is hardly new, but interest in the idea is making something of a resurgence here in the Middle East.

 
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