Watch Oklahoma National Guard train with counter-drone equipment in Afghanistan

Watch Oklahoma National Guard train with counter-drone equipment in Afghanistan By: Kelsey Atherton     A guardsman aims a counter-drone device in a training exercise. (Screenshot from video originally recorded by Leanna Litsch, Department of Defense)  In summer 2016 West Point cadets flew a toy quadcopter around what could only generously be described as urban terrain: a […]

United Kingdom unveils futuristic new Tempest jet fighter to target Britain’s enemies with no pilot

United Kingdom unveils futuristic new Tempest jet fighter to target Britain’s enemies with no pilot July 16, 2018 FARNBOROUGH, England – The United Kingdom has unveiled a futuristic fighter jet that will be able to target Britain’s enemies without a pilot. The jet, named Tempest, was revealed by Defence Minister Gavin Williamson at the Farnborough Airshow […]

Airbus achieves first large-aircraft autonomous aerial refueling

Airbus achieves first large-aircraft autonomous aerial refueling David Szondy July 15th, 2018 Tracking mask used by the refueling system(Credit: Airbus) VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Automated in-flight refueling has come to large aircraft after Airbus Defence and Space and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) conducted the first Automatic Air-to-Air (A3R) refueling between an Airbus 310 development tanker […]