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VIDEO: DARPA Completes Testing of Subscale Hybrid Electric VTOL X-Plane

DARPA has completed flight-testing of a sub-scale version of a novel aircraft design as part of its Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane program, and is proceeding with work to develop a full-scale version of the groundbreaking plane. Developed and fabricated by Aurora Flight Sciences, the revolutionary aircraft includes 24 …

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VIDEO: Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBGmEcco7KA B-Roll package of the Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Marines and sailors will field-test more than 50 new technologies, everything from swarming unmanned surface vessels to self-driving Amtracs. The resulting force of these technological capabilities will integrate …

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VIDEO: Boeing’s Gillian on F-A/18 vs. F-35 Competition, Aircraft Life Extension, Ensuring Connectivity

Dan Gillian, F/A-18 and EA-18 vice president and program manager at Boeing Defense, Space & Security, discusses the competition between the F/A-18 Super Hornet and F-35 Lightning II, President Donald Trump’s tweets about the two jets, extending life of existing aircraft, and ensuring connectivity between the two fighters with Defense …

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VIDEO: CSBA’s Clark on Defense Appropriations, US Navy Budget Priorities, Fleet Architecture

Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments in Washington, discusses defense appropriations, US Navy budget priorities and future fleet architecture with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian during the Navy League’s 2017 Sea-Air-Space Exposition, held April 3-5, 2017, in National Harbor, Maryland.

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VIDEO: An Overview of DARPA’s Service Academies Swarm Challenge

DARPA created the Service Academies Swarm Challenge to help make effective unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) swarm tactics a reality. The Challenge is a collaboration between the Agency and the three U.S. military Service academies—the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Air Force Academy. An experiment at …

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VIDEO: USS Theodore Roosevelt Flight Ops

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 11, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducts flight operations during a tailored ship’s training availability off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Janine F. Jones/Released) 170411-N-JG119-001

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VIDEO: General Dynamics Electric Boat’s Perry on Virginia- and Columbia-Class Subs, UUVs

Rear Adm. Ken Perry, USN Ret., vice president for product integration and concept development at General Dynamics Electric Boat, discusses Virginia-class submarine production, the status of the Columbia-class program and the Virginia Payload Module (VPM), the state of the company’s workforce, and the company’s vision for future involvement with unmanned …

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VIDEO: S-97 RAIDER™ – The Next Big Thing in Army Aviation

The S-97 RAIDER™ is a next-generation light tactical prototype helicopter that can reach speeds of more than 220 knots, nearly double the speed of a conventional helicopter, and capable of flying at 10,000 feet in 95°F heat. RAIDER will redefine helicopter flight during the 21st century. Learn more: http://lmt.co/2opsbJ6

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