March 22, 2023

Soldiers Seek Fighter-Pilot Goggles

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The Army’s FY21 budget calls for fighter pilot-like situational awareness, augmented reality,┬ádo-it-all goggles for nearly half of all close combat forces, from infantry to scouts and engineers — that’s more than 40,000 by next year.

F-35A Tests Triple Its Expected Lifetime

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The F-35A airframe tests are expected to double the life expectancy of 8,000h, but tests are showing 24,000h of service life for the stealth fighters.