air force

  1. cageymaru

    Chinese Hackers Are Targeting U.S. Military Contractors

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the U.S. Navy and Air Force are the focus of new cyberattacks as the hackers search the computer systems of contractors to find classified advanced military technology. A Chinese hacking group known as Temp.Periscope or Leviathan is using email phishing...
  2. cageymaru

    Virtual Reality Enables the Air Force to Train Pilots in Half the Time

    The Air Force is using HTC Vive virtual reality headsets in a program called "Pilot Training Next" to train pilots to fly in half the time that it normally takes. Pilots can link up with up to 20 other students to train together. But the most revealing statistic is that the price per VR...
  3. DooKey

    Air Force to Fly F-15s, F-22s and F-35s Controlling Attack Drones From the Air

    The Air Force is currently in the process of developing new hardware and software that can be installed in 4th and 5th generation fighters that will let them control unmanned aircraft in the air. Current testing is on Learjets and ground-based sims at Edwards AFB. The system will eventually make...
  4. DooKey

    SpaceX Nabs $130 Million to Launch an Air Force Satellite With Falcon Heavy

    SpaceX just received a $130M contract to launch an Air Force satellite with their Falcon Heavy rocket. If you think about this it's pretty amazing they got the contract when only one Falcon Heavy has been launched to date. Either SpaceX made an offer the Air Force couldn't refuse or the Falcon...