Wanted To See If UAV Would Correct Problem Autonomously
The decision to allow a unmanned aerial vehicle to correct its
final approach course without human intervention appears to have
led to the July 28 loss of an experimental Raytheon Cobra UAV,
which was under evaluation by crews at the US Air Force Academy in
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced Tuesday the remains of a US serviceman, missing from
World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his
family for burial with full military honors.
Company Prepared To Move Forward With Revised Proposal
Representatives of the Northrop Grumman/EADS KC-45 Tanker team
met Tuesday with US Department of Defense acquisition officials to
discuss the draft amendment to the KC-X Tanker Request for
Proposals. Following the meeting, Northrop Grumman vice president
and KC-45 program manager Paul Meyer issued the following
A national poll released Tuesday revealed that 87 percent of the
American Public believes that the United States should have a
missile defense system, according to a group dedicated to the
development of just such a program.
A Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-equipped B-1B Lancer had its
first weapon employment in combat over Southwest Asia August 4,
successfully targeting enemy forces on the ground and dropping one
guided bomb unit-38 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.