Boeing has begun production of the “real-as-it-gets” ground-based training system (GBTS) flight simulator of the US Air Force’s new T-7A Red Hawk training jet. For immersive realism, each unit features dynamic motion seats and the Boeing Constant Resolution Visual System’s 8K native projectors, which have 16 times the resolution of a 1080p high-definition video screen.
Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet has made its first launch from a “ski jump” ramp. No, it’s not a dare or some weird new winter sport but a demonstration conducted with the US Navy to show the Indian Navy that the Super Hornet can safely operate from its ski-jump-ramp-equipped aircraft carriers.
by: Brent Smith
Being former military myself, you know I have great respect for those who serve, in whatever capacity.
Drone pilot, office clerk, door kicker, whatever. You joined to serve.
But there are some things the military shouldn’t be doing and is best left to civilians.
This is one of them – administering the COVID vaccine to civilians, or not, as it were.
I’m becoming a fan of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. And what he said about getting the COVID vaccine certainly doesn’t hurt his standing among conservatives, or frankly anyone with a head and a heart.
- The Army’s new Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) has now hit a record 43 miles.
- That’s the longest verified distance for a howitzer.
- But a new Russian howitzer might be able to shoot just as far, if not farther.
Rheinmetall has unveiled its latest armed battlefield robot designed for tactical intelligence gathering and combat support. Part of the company’s Mission Master Autonomous – Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV) family, the Mission Master – Armed Reconnaissance system is capable of not only carrying out recon missions, but also providing fire support for troops.