Author Archives: Woodrow Bellamy III

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DARPA Seeks ‘Mosaic Warfare’ Approach to Future Conflicts

The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) wants the Department of Defense (DoD) to fully embrace its “mosaic” warfare approach to modernizing how its air, land, sea, space and cyber domains engage in future conflicts. DARPA Director Steven Walker outlined the new strategy—highlighted by the enablement of highly complex and strategic moves by composing multiple […]

UTC’s Predikto Acquisition Will Improve F-35 Engine Analytics, Company Says

United Technologies Corp.’s [UTX] recent acquisition of Predikto will provide military maintenance technicians with improvements on their ability to predict when unscheduled events will occur within F-35, F-22, F-16 and eventually KC-46A engines. The acquisition will integrate Predikto’s predictive analytics software across UTC’s entire portfolio, including aftermarket support for in-service military aircraft engines manufactured by subsidiary […]

Presidential VH-92A Helicopter On Track To Complete Development

Later in 2018, the VH-92A presidential helicopter program will complete an operations assessment before heading to a decision in mid-2019 on whether to proceed to the acquisition phase of the program, the Marine Corps officer managing the program said the week of April 8. Negotiations are ongoing to acquire 21 total helicopters, contingent on the […]

Presidential VH-92A Helicopter On Track To Complete Development

Later this year, the VH-92A presidential helicopter program will complete an operations assessment before heading to a decision in mid-2019 on whether to proceed to the acquisition phase of the program, the Marine Corps officer managing the program said last week. Negotiations are ongoing to acquire 21 total helicopters, contingent on the VH-92A achieving milestone […]