On April 1, 1988, Northrop Grumman tested the flight handling capabilities of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System development aircraft. Airborne at 1:15 p.m., Grumman’s test pilots flew the modified 707 jet for just over two hours to kick off the flight test program in Melbourne, Florida. Learn more E-8C Joint STARS here: www.northropgrumman.com/Capabilities/E8CJointSTARS/Pages/default.aspx
The U.S. intelligence community has initiated changes to its work operations to ensure continuity, meet mission needs and safeguard the health of its workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic, Government Executive reported Thursday.
Four lawmakers have proposed a bicameral bill to strengthen U.S. scientific and technological edge through increased investments in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would change the name of the National Science Foundation to National Science and Technology Foundation and create a technology directorate within NSTF to advance research in 10 tech focus areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning; high-performance computing; cybersecurity and data storage; and robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing.