February 25, 2018

Hummingbird is Back

Boeing’s Hummingbird drone returns to testing after NAVAIR lifts stop work order.

To the Danger Zone

Lockheed plans to aggressively test JSF this year.

And Another One Down

Italy is the latest JSF partner to rethink their purchase.

Drone Contest Cancelled

Navy closes contest for new VTUAV in favor of upgraded Fire Scout.

RADM Shannon Speaks Up

x-47b landing

It’s going to be a big year for Navy drones, program exec says.

Drones Flights Expanding?

FAA bill now in Congress could speed adoption of domestic drone flights.

BRAC Gets Death Threat

capitol hill

HASC Chairman Buck McKeon reportedly says he will “kill it.”

Call for Robotics Papers

The Patuxent Partnership is calling for papers on the ethics of robotic warfare.

BAMS on Patrol in Gulf

BAMS-D Pax River air show

The Navy has deployed the BAMS-D to monitor the Straights of Hormuz.

Two F-35Bs on Deck

New video shows testing maneuvers of two F-35Bs on USS Wasp.