Mariana Iriarte, Technology Editor
DULLES, Va. Raytheon won a U.S. Air Force contract to deliver aircraft integration and life cycle technical support on an advanced bomb carriage and the release system for aircraft. The Joint Miniature Munitions Bomb Rack Unit (JMM BRU) work will enable the Air Force and U.S. Navy to operate with fewer aircraft.
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin engineers performing a field test of the company’s Advanced Test High Energy Asset (ATHENA) – a 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapons system disabled the engine of a small truck and burned right through the engine manifold in only seconds.
LINTHICUM, Md. Northrop Grumman Corp. officials grant-ed GE Intelligent Platforms a license to use Northrop Grumman’s AFT (air-flow-through) cooling technology that is used to improve the cooling of high-power electronics.