- The Air Force built a robot that can wash an F-16 fighter jet in just 1 hour.
- It typically takes a crew of four airmen up to 6 hours to do the same job.
- The Jet Washing Robot could also save airmen from possible chemical agent exposure.
Twenty-five years ago, in 1995, the U.S. Air Force reached a milestone: Its satellite Global Positioning System became fully operational. Today, GPS directs our world, from supertankers to pizza deliveries. But before the creation of this modern navigational marvel, humans looked to the heavens to find their way.
The U.S. Air Force has officially announced the name of its next-generation F-15 Eagle fighter … and it’s about what you’d expect.