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4 Flights, 3 Hours, 20 Knots: Boeing’s Defiant Inches Ahead

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Photo courtesy Sikorsky and Boeing.

Mechanical fixes kept the SB>1 compound helicopter grounded for weeks this summer, but Sikorsky insists they can catch up.

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Army Wrestles With Hill Cuts To Ambitious VR Training Tech

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


The Army may need to delay the rollout of the new technology, scale it down, or both.

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What Will Boeing Offer For Army’s FARA Scout? Don’t Ask.

Posted by Richard Whittle on


screencap from Boeing.com

Whatever their aircraft is like, Boeing’s PR strategy is definitely stealthy. There’s a strategic reason for that.

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Don’t Panic: Gen. Murray On Bradley Replacement Competition

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Rheinmetall Photo

Get a grip, the Army Futures Command chief said: It’s way too early to start second-guessing the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program.

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Hypersonics: Lockheed Says Supply Chain Is ‘The Test’

Posted by Colin Clark on


Lockheed Martin hypersonics chart AUSA 2019

The hard part is no longer the technology to fly at more than Mach 5: It’s putting together all the parts to build hypersonic missiles in bulk.

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Textron Rolls Out Ripsaw Robot For RCV-Light … And RCV-Medium

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Ripsaw design is so flexible, the company claims, it can scale up and down for different missions.

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Raider-X: Sikorsky’s Supersized S-97 For Army Scout

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Sikorsky graphic

Sikorsky says their Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft design will fly faster, with bigger weapons, than archrival Bell’s. Bell says theirs will be cheaper and more reliable.

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Army Robots Go Rolling Along – Ahead Of Schedule

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


screencap from Army bideo

Industry’s prototype Robotic Combat Vehicles are proving more capable than the Army expected, Brig. Gen. Richard Ross Coffman told me: “It is really exciting.”

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Special Ops Using Army’s Prototype 3D Maps On Missions: Gervais

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Army graphic

But building a global 3D terrain database will require wrangling huge amounts of data, Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais told us.

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Carter Ham On AUSA 2019 & What’s At Stake For The Army

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


AUSA photo

“The last few years have been quite good for the association’s annual meeting and for the Army,” the AUSA president told us, but “I’m very, very worried” about the 2020 budget.

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