The Silent Arrow glider, developed by California-based Yates Electrospace Corp., looks for a Phase II small business innovation research (SBIR) award by AFWERX and the Air Force Research Laboratory this spring for flight testing aboard the Bell [TXT]-Boeing [BA] CV-22 tiltrotor employed by Air ...

As the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) ponders a follow-on to the Bell [TXT]-Boeing [BA] CV-22 tiltrotor and materiel to support future close air support/precision strike and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, the AFSOC commander suggested on Nov. 23 that ...

Boeing [BA] has delivered the first MH-47G Block II Chinook heavy-lift aircraft to U.S. Special Operations Command, the company said Tuesday. “This delivery marks a major step for the Chinook program,” Andy Builta, Boeing’s H-47 program manager, said in a statement. “The new Chinook will ...

Polaris [PII] on Tuesday disclosed new details of the MRZR Alpha ultralight tactical vehicle it’s delivering to U.S. Special Operations Command, including an expanded payload capacity, improved chassis and an 8-speed automotive transmission. “The MRZR Alpha is powerful and flexible enough for ...