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Boeing-Built ecoDemonstrator Concludes Active Flow Control Flight Tests; Mike Alexander Comments

Boeing-Built ecoDemonstrator Concludes Active Flow Control Flight Tests; Mike Alexander Comments

NASA has completed flight tests on technology onboard the Boeing-developed ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane that are designed to cut fuel consumption and emissions. NASA researchers installed sweeping jet actuators on the aircraft’s vertical tail… Read more »

Satair Group to Distribute Exelis Aircraft Waste Tank Components

Satair Group to Distribute Exelis Aircraft Waste Tank Components

Exelis and Satair Group have partnered to distribute Exelis-made components for commercial aircraft waste and water tanks. Satair Group said Thursday it will also provide aftermarket sales and support services… Read more »

Tory Bruno: ULA Plans Launch Infrastructure, Business Model Changes

Tory Bruno: ULA Plans Launch Infrastructure, Business Model Changes

United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno has outlined the Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture’s plans for the military space launch market over the next 20 years in an interview published Monday on Defense News. Aaron… Read more »

ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

United Launch Alliance has introduced its new Next Generation Launch System rocket called Vulcan that features many components designed to be reusable. The Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture said Monday it selected the Vulcan name as the result… Read more »

Frank Kendall: DoD Wants Modular Design for Future Air Force Bombers

Frank Kendall: DoD Wants Modular Design for Future Air Force Bombers

The Defense Department has required a modular approach for the design of the U.S. Air Force‘s Long-Range Strike Bombers to allow future incremental modifications on the aircraft’s systems, Defense One… Read more »

Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis: USAF Could Seek Trainer Contract Bids Later This Year

Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis: USAF Could Seek Trainer Contract Bids Later This Year

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dwyer Dennis has said a budget-related postponement of the T-X trainer replacement initiative allowed the military service to rethink the program’s acquisition and requirements process,… Read more »

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

The Defense Department is examining industrial base concerns ahead of its choice between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing-Lockheed Martin team for the Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes that Richard… Read more »

NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA has teamed up with a number of organizations for its research and development program intended to help bolster future aircraft performance through the use of composite materials. NASA started the advanced… Read more »

Visiongain: Cybersecurity Market to Hit $75B by 2015

Visiongain: Cybersecurity Market to Hit $75B by 2015

Visiongain forecasts that the global cybersecurity market will reach a value of $75.4 billion by the end of 2015 due to continued cyber issues and legislation and investment activity focused on cyber capabilities…. Read more »

DARPA Starts Air Warfare Systems Integration Project; John Shaw Comments

DARPA Starts Air Warfare Systems Integration Project; John Shaw Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has partnered with seven companies to build tools for distributing air warfare functions across multiple unmanned and manned platforms. DARPA said Monday it aims to… Read more »

Research and Markets: Cloud-Based Cybersecurity Service Adoption in Asia Pacific on the Rise

Research and Markets: Cloud-Based Cybersecurity Service Adoption in Asia Pacific on the Rise

New analysis from Research and Markets expects the cybersecurity market in Asia Pacific to achieve a 15.15 percent compound annual growth rate from 2014 through 2019 due to increased demand for cloud-based… Read more »

Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments

Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments

Boeing Co. has received the first signals of its ninth global positioning system IIF satellite from space. Boeing said the GPS IIF took off Wednesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta… Read more »

BAE, Boeing, Raytheon Join MIT Cyber R&D Alliance

BAE, Boeing, Raytheon Join MIT Cyber R&D Alliance

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has partnered with BAE Systems, Boeing, Raytheon, BP and BBVA to establish a collaborative research program to tackle cybersecurity issues on a larger scale, the… Read more »

Lockheed Unveils Jupiter-Exoliner System for Low-Earth Orbit, Deep-Space Missions

Lockheed Unveils Jupiter-Exoliner System for Low-Earth Orbit, Deep-Space Missions

Lockheed Martin is developing a new spaceflight system consisting of the Jupiter space tug and Exoliner disposable supply module that the company hopes will support future cargo missions beyond low Earth orbit,… Read more »

Boeing-Built Unmanned Aircraft Set for Flight in 2017; John Launchbury, Lee Pike Comment

Boeing-Built Unmanned Aircraft Set for Flight in 2017; John Launchbury, Lee Pike Comment

Defense industry programmers are working to rewrite software on a Boeing-built unmanned aircraft prior to the drone’s flight in 2017 in order to protect the system from hacking, Nextgov reported… Read more »

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