Top avionics and aviation stories of 2016

The top avionics and aviation stories of 2016 covered subjects as manned and unmanned teaming (MUM-T) and the Long-Range Strike Bomber concept. While these two stories dominated, the most read stories of the year also covered Department of Defense (DoD) procurements and modernization efforts, the certification process, helicopter avionics upgrades, and more. Check them out below.

  1. MUM-T operations on the U.S. Army’s UAS roadmap
  2. Long Range Strike Bomber, B-21, concept unveiled by Air Force
  3. Military helicopter avionics upgrades embrace COTS, FACE
  4. Motor control in “more electric” aircraft
  5. Demand rising for military simulation & training tech, virtual reality tools, and head-worn displays
  6. Department of Navy and Canada sign deal to sell first RQ-21A Blackjack system
  7. DoD FY 2017 aircraft procurement & modernization
  8. Avionics FACE lift
  9. Certifying COTS avionics hardware to DAL A is common sense
  10. 3D-printed, safety critical parts fly on V-22 Osprey