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New concepts and technologies for Military Aircraft Survivability including Laser Directed Energy Weapons

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Eastern Ukraine incident  in 2014 demonstrated the vulnerability of aircrafts where a passenger jet was downed by surface-to-air missile, killing all 298 people aboard,  and  fired from territory held by pro-Moscow separatists. Current aircrafts have become vulnerable to sophisticated networked surface-to-air missile batteries produced by Russia and China, which could destroy …

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Large growth in more electric aircraft (MEA) and All Electric Aircraft projected for reducing carbon emissions, enhancing energy efficiency and stealthy missions

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Aviation accounts for 2% of global carbon emissions, with more than half of that contributed by international flights.International aviation produced more than 492 million tonnes of CO2 in 2014, making its output larger than that of the United Kingdom. And that figure is projected to skyrocket in the coming years, …

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High Power electromagnetic Weapons fitted on Aircrafts, combat drones and missiles for speed-of-light, all weather attack on enemy electronic systems

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Raytheon has won a three-year, $15 million contract to analyze high-power electromagnetic systems for the Air Force in an effort to determine how they can integrate with airborne platforms. The Air Force views high-power electromagnetics as a potential disruptor to adversaries’ electronic systems. HPES systems can send signals that shut down …

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Ground-Based Midcourse Missile Defense being enhanced to protect US from ICBMs from North Korea and Iran

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The Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) is an element of the US Ballistic Missile Defense System that provides combatant commanders the capability to engage and destroy limited intermediate- and intercontinental-ballistic missile threats in space to protect the United States. US considers GMD as essential to protect itself from nuclear missile attacks …

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Successful testing of LRASM, a long-range, precision-guided, anti-ship missile designed to meet the needs of U.S. Navy and Air Force in A2/AD threat environments.

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The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully launched the first tactical configuration long-range anti-ship missile (LRASM) at the Point Mugu Sea Range in California, US. The launch of Lockheed Martin-built LRASM was carried out by a B-1B Lancer strategic bomber from Edwards Air Force Base in California. Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire …

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Chinese and Russian counter stealth multistatic radars are able to detect U.S. Air Force’s Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets

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The Chinese military is able to detect U.S. Air Force’s Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets, according to a Chinese military expert in an interview for a CCTV program. Several fighters from East China Sea Fleet patrolled around the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea after …

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US Army’s EMARSS system is a low-risk, low-cost enhanced ISR platform collecting, analysing and providing real-time intelligence information to war fighters instantly.

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The EMARSS system consists of a King Air 350ER aircraft equipped with an electro-optic/infra-red (EO/IR) sensor, communications intelligence collection system, an aerial precision geolocation system, line-of-site tactical and beyond line-of-site communications suites, two Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) workstations and a self-protection suite. The EMARSS contributes to filling critical gaps …

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