Tag Archives: Airborne Systems

NASA Picks 5 Space Technologies for Flight Test Program

NASA has chosen five space technologies to test fly on high-altitude balloons, suborbital rockets or aircraft that simulate low gravity. The agency said Saturday the selected experiments are part of the Flight Opportunities program that aims to test space technologies through methods that simulate spaceflight. Stephan Ord, technology manager for NASA’s Flight Opportunities program, said …

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DARPA Taps Vencore Research Arm for Airborne Comms Optimization Project; Petros Mouchtaris Comments

Vencore’s research arm has received a 17-month, $2.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to modernize airborne systems and networks as part of an effort to facilitate uninterrupted communication in adverse environments. Vencore Labs will develop technologies to help protect network and radio communications from jamming systems as part …

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Airborne Systems-Built Software Aims to Guide Parachutists to Landing Targets; Vincent Mignot Comments

Airborne Systems has developed a navigation software designed to help military parachutists reach their landing targets, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Greg Otto writes the Airborne Systems-developed Pilot software is installed on Panasonic-built Toughpad ruggedized tablet attached to the parachute and works to measure distance, altitude and wind speed from the landing …

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