Headlines – October 29 – Aerotech News & Review
General Milley calls Chinese weapon test “very worrying”
China recently carried out a “very concerning” test of a hypersonic weapon system as part of its aggressive advance in space and military technologies, the top US military officer said.
Taiwan confirms US military presence, declares island defense vital for democracy
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has confirmed that US troops are training the Taiwanese army, as tensions between Beijing and the autonomous island escalate amid China’s fears over how Taipei’s relations with China will evolve. Washington.
Khalilzad urges US to engage with Taliban to avoid collapse of Afghanistan
The former US envoy said Biden should pursue “normalcy,” defends the peace deal he negotiated, blames Ghani for the failures.
Erdogan to meet with Biden and discuss cancellation of F-35 shipment
Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdo has said he plans to meet with President Biden at the upcoming UN climate conference to discuss the US cancellation of a delivery of F- fighter jets. 35.
No protest in the attribution of the reengineering of the B-52 to Rolls-Royce
The deadline for filing protests against Rolls-Royce North America’s selection to supply new engines to the Air Force’s B-52 fleet has passed, and none have been put on the Government Accountability Office’s roll.
Kongsberg, Raytheon ready to follow as demand for naval strike missiles increases
As the US Marine Corps begins launching the naval strike missile from unmanned ground vehicles and the US Navy continues to install the NSM on its littoral combat ships, missile maker Kongsberg is confident that it will be able to meet growing demand in the United States and around the world.
Here’s when General Dynamics thinks a sale of Abrams tanks to Poland will progress
Poland announced earlier this year that it plans to purchase 250 M1A2 Abrams SEPv3 tanks, with the hope that deliveries will be made as early as 2022, but General Dynamics chief executive Phebe Novakovic said on October 27 that the foreign military sale could take place in about two years.
NODAR to Develop 3D Vision Systems for U.S. Army Autonomous Land Vehicles
The military has awarded the $ 1.67 million SBIR Phase II contract to NODAR to develop 3D vision systems for all-terrain military autonomous land vehicles.
Navy doesn’t know what USS Connecticut hit in South China Sea, Beijing accuses US of cover-up
The U.S. Navy is still unsure what one of its most powerful attack submarines hit in the South China Sea, as repair assessments continue in Guam, Guam told reporters this week. USNI News four sources familiar with preliminary investigation results.
Royal Marines vs. US Marine Corps during exercise in the California desert
British and US Marines stand ready to face off in the Mojave Desert, Calif., During Exercise Green Dagger.
VA has ‘broken culture’ of patient safety, watchdog warns
Department heads have promised more training and reform on the issue next year.