Featured — September 23 – Aerotech News & Review



Use us for combat zone testing, says Ukraine’s US war industry minister
Mobility tactics, advanced technology, and a workshop mentality to solve battlefield problems all testify to Ukrainian success in the fight against the Russian invasion.

As the mobilization begins in Russia, sold-out robberies, demonstrations and arrests
The Kremlin urgently needs to bolster public support for the war in Ukraine, but as thousands of reservists were called up for service, there were signs of deep unease.


Sentinel and Raider: where are these two legs of the nuclear triad today
The new ICBM and B-21 bomber will be a “stabilizing force” for strategic deterrence that was born digital to meet evolving threats.

Submarine fleet needs more spares to stem maintenance backlogs
Less than 30% of submarine maintenance work is completed on time, often due to a lack of equipment.

New partnership between Boeing and Red 6 could launch F-15EX, T-7 into the metaverse
Boeing will begin integrating Red 6’s technology on a TA-4 test plane next month, a company executive said, with dreams of “campaign-level” metaverse training in the future.

Lockheed’s newest high-energy weapon is multiple lasers in one
Here’s how it works, how it’s intended to be used, and what it has in common with a famous album cover.

Raytheon Moves to Preliminary Glide Phase Interceptor Design for Hypersonic Defense
After completing the prototype-system requirements review phase, Raytheon moves into preliminary design, gradually approaching a prototype in its competition with Northrop Grumman.


DOD considering one-time payments to lower ranks to ease economic stress
As military families grapple with higher costs for food, gas, housing and more, there have been high-level discussions of a one-time payment to help troops across salary categories lower, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. said.

USAF puts HARMs on MiG-29s, cruise missiles on C-130s, cargo on B-52s
In recent months, the US Air Force has modified Ukrainian MiG-29s to carry Western anti-radar missiles, turned US strategic bombers into cargo carriers, and turned transport planes into long-range strike aircraft. , officials said this week, as Russia and the changing Indo-Pacific security environment forced the service to think outside the box.

Services may wrongly deny religious exemptions to vaccines, IG says
The Department of Defense inspector general is concerned that service authorities have been rushing through requests for COVID-19 vaccine exemptions, issuing blanket denials without considering each case individually, according to a memo to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in June.

Senate to move Pentagon nominees amid row over critical minerals
The Senate Armed Services Committee reached a deal to advance Pentagon nominees who would oversee defense industrial base acquisitions and policy following a road controversy in a mining district in the US. Alaska.

Extremely powerful new Marine helicopter debuts in training exercise
HMH-461 carries the nickname “Ironhorse” – an appropriate title for Marines training with the new King Stallion.

Space Force completes space-based JSTARS replacement analysis, will inform future budgets
Space Force is “working with all other services and combat commanders to determine what their ISR requirements are so that we can then work with our intelligence community partners to determine how best to meet those requirements,” CSO General Jay Raymond said.


Stress over new VA health records forces staff members to leave
Veterans Affairs’ move to a new electronic health records system could demoralize staff members and cause some to quit, lawmakers warned Sept. 21.

VA selects 30 programs for suicide prevention contest
When Amy Antioho needed help caring for her dying husband in their Berlin, Connecticut home, she found home health care services through the Code of Support Foundation – a aide who gave Antioho time to support his Army veteran’s battle with brain cancer and also raise their young son.


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