Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey Successfully Completes First Flight
The first CMV-22B Osprey, built by Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, completed first flight operations at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center. The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.
The U.S. Navy will use the...
READ ARTICLE Coast Guard is Overhauling White, Red and Black Hull Fleets
The Coast Guard cutter fleet has served with distinction, but it is old and in need of recapitalization. Fortunately, new ships are on the way. The good news is that today there are cutters in the water, being built, or planned to replace the aging “white hull” high endurance and medium endurance cutters and...
A Mission-ready Total Workforce for the Coast Guard
The Coast Guard motto was first bestowed by the New Orleans Bee in 1836, in praise of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Ingham. While on patrol off the Texas coast, the Ingham became the only U.S. vessel to fire a shot in support of the War of Texas Independence. The Bee declared the cutter “a...
READ ARTICLE Royal Australian Navy’s New Ships are Interoperable with U.S. and Partners
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Tell me about your job.
I’m the Deputy Fleet Commander. We only have one fleet, the fleet’s role is really in capability management. We don’t fight the ships at sea. We are all about the fleet-in being part of the capability life cycle.
Are you involved in the requirements...
Software Detects Backdoor Attacks on Facial Recognition
As the U.S. Army increasingly uses facial and object recognition to train artificial intelligent systems to identify threats, the need to protect its systems from cyberattacks becomes essential.
An Army project conducted by researchers at Duke University and led by electrical and computer engineering faculty members Dr. Helen Li and Dr. Yiran Chen, made significant...
READ ARTICLE Hurricane Flooding Mitigation in New Orleans: Levee Reinforcement Using High Strength Geosynthetics (SPONSORED)
In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina produced storm surge which breached the New Orleans Levee System and caused billions of dollars in damage to the greater New Orleans area. In the aftermath of the hurricane and the resulting destruction, federal legislation provided for funding needed to rebuild the New Orleans Levee System.
To meet the ultimate...