Engineers developing the Bell [TXT] Nexus air taxi are helping drive innovations that may lead to hybrid electric military air vehicles in the near term and all electric military air vehicles further down the line, Bell CEO Mitch Snyder said on Aug. 1. While companies’ defense and commercial ...

DIU Space Station? The Pentagon’s experimental technology unit is seeking industry input for an “Orbital Outpost” program that would look to build a mini space station to test autonomous and robotic capabilities. While DIU’s request for “solution brief” calls for a small capability that ...

PARIS AIR SHOW—Raytheon [RTN] and Northrop Grumman [NOC] signed a teaming agreement here on June 18 to build hypersonic weapons under the $200 million Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Air Force. The ...