AFWERX is working with Transcend Air through a new contract that will explore “nap of the earth” flight with high-speed vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, according to an April 5 release. These aircraft would provide military support for small unit resupply and causality evacuation ...

Will Roper, the former assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, is joining drone maker Volansi’s board of directors, the company said on March 3. Roper will assist Volansi with its strategy, operations, and growth in the defense market.  Under Roper, the ...

Orbs, which are essentially electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, are novel in how they operate and the technology they use presents the military with new potential use for old problems. Orbs can be manned or unmanned and incorporate non-traditional electric or hybrid propulsion. ...