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Stealthy Air-launched cruise missile

Cruise missile is any weapon which automatically flies an essentially horizontal cruise flight profile for most of the duration of its flight between launch and its terminal trajectory to impact. The hallmark of a cruise missile is its incredible accuracy. A common statement made about the cruise missile is, “It …

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US Army’s FVL program evaluating capability sets and technologies for Next Generation Military Helicopters

The threats to Aircraft are growing at the high end of the conflict spectrum, with countries like Russia and China deploying agile and long-range air defenses, and sophisticated electronic warfare capabilities, integrated with cyber warfare operations. Existing rotorcraft might not be able to survive or fight effectively in places like …

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Aero mobile Satellite communication technologies for Aircrafts and UAVs

The future of aviation worldwide is one of significant continuing growth in air travel, air cargo, and private general aviation. Passenger services communications are expected to generate revenue for airlines and service providers. They will require a “critical mass” of users to justify costly avionics installation and operating costs, hence …

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Distributed propulsion systems for Air Vehicle

Distributed propulsion (DP) is a type of powered flight propulsion system for fixed-wing aircraft in which engines are distributed about a vessel. The vehicle thrust is produced from an array of propulsors located across the air vehicle.   Its goal is to increase performance in fuel efficiency, emissions, noise, landing …

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Carbon Nanotubes(CNT) revolutionizing Aerospace from lightweight structural components, radio frequency interference (RFI), radiation resistance to de-icing

Nanotechnology deals with the understanding, control, and manufacture of matter in the nanoscale regime, usually between 1 nm to 100 nm, and exploiting them for a useful application. At this length scale, unique properties and phenomena arise as a result of increased surface-to-volume ratio and dominance of quantum mechanical effects. …

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DO-178B/C Airborne Software certification standard for safety critical software make flying safer

The growing demand for high-efficiency fighter aircraft, commercial airbuses and the ever-evolving Aerospace and Defense requirements are driving the demand for next-gen airborne electronics systems. Air transportation agencies and aviation OEMs across the globe have been striving to build next-generation Airborne electronics systems to make flying more reliable, predictable, and …

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Urban Air Mobility, using eVTOL vehicles technologies overcoming challenges

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has estimated that the number of passengers traveling by aircraft could double to 8.2 billion by 2037. According to the UN, 68% of the population is expected to live in urban areas by 2050. The growing number of vehicles in urban areas has resulted …

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5G in Aviation

The future of aviation worldwide is one of significant continuing growth in air travel, air cargo, and private general aviation. In parallel with this growth, a significant increase in the supporting information infrastructure will need to occur. The infrastructure will support two primary functions: aviation operational needs (which includes airline …

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USAF Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) creating “internet of military things“ for future joint all-domain command and control

JSTARS is a joint development project of the US Air Force and Army which provides a picture of the ground situation equivalent to that of the air situation provided by AWACS. Operating from a stand-off position often in excess of 200 km, it can detect, locate and classify tracks and …

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DARPA ACE developed Artificial Intelligence has defeated Human Lockheed F-16 Pilot In Virtual Dogfight, setting stage to autonmously handle future close-range air combats with pilot as mission commander

A dogfight, or dog fight, is an aerial battle between fighter aircraft, conducted at close range. Modern terminology for air-to-air combat is air combat maneuvering (ACM), which refers to tactical situations requiring the use of individual basic fighter maneuvers (BFM) to attack or evade one or more opponents. Fighter pilots …

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