First UK F-35 Lightning Jets Land on HMS Queen Elizabeth
UK F-35 Lightning jets are landing, taking off and hovering onboard Britain’s next-generation aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time.
Flown by Royal Navy and Royal Air Force pilots, the F-35 Lightning jets are embarking in the 65,000-tonne carrier to conduct operational trials off the East Coast of the USA.
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READ ARTICLE Sikorsky Introduces RAIDER X™ NextGen Light-Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today introduced RAIDER X™, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter, specifically designed for securing vertical lift dominance against evolving peer and near-peer threats on the future battlefield. Through the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program, RAIDER Xis the out-front platform in...
Commercial Partners Critical to DOD Global Logistics Success
Commercial partners are critically essential to the Defense Department’s success, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command said.
"I remind everybody that the only reason that we exist is to project and sustain the joint force," Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons said at the National Defense Transportation Association-Transcom fall meeting in St. Louis.
"Our great airmen, soldiers, sailors,...
READ ARTICLE U.S. Army Veterinarians Practice Skills During Operation Vet Strike
Veterinary Service Support Team 3 of the 64th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion wrapped up the third week of a six-week training exercise known as Operation Vet Strike, Sept. 20, on Pulaski Barracks in Kaiserslautern Germany.
Seven teams - including five veterinary service support teams, one veterinary medical surgical team, and one...
Wearable Health Monitoring Technology Improves Safety for Air Force SERE Instructors
An Air Force Research Laboratory team recently delivered version 2.0 of the Survival Health Awareness Responders Kit to instructors at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, a 28,000-acre site used to train survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists.
With SHARK, sensors are embedded into shirts to transmit key metrics including heart rate and estimated core temperature from...
READ ARTICLE Engineering Viruses to Protect Soldiers, Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic resistance is one of the world's most pressing public health problems. Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance.
Bacteriophage, a virus that infects and replicates within bacteria, kill bacteria through different mechanisms than antibiotics, and they can target specific strains, making them an appealing...