B-21 still makes ‘good progress’ towards possible first flight this year
The USAF says the B-21 Raider bomber — currently in the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase — is on track for initial deliveries in the mid-2020s.
US Navy commits to uncrewed surface vessel future, but plans are far from firm
The US Navy is committing $2.2 billion in funding to uncrewed surface vessel (USV) programmes but the future of the Medium USV class remains uncertain.
Farnborough 2022: BAE Systems’ ‘flap-free’ design helps CRANE take flight for DARPA
Wind tunnel tests have been completed of the active flow control effector for the future X-Plane in the DARPA Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) programme.
MDA unlocks key challenge to advanced ballistic missile tracking
The US is progressing with its HBTSS project, having overcome an important obstacle.