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November 29, 2022

Northrop Grumman Selected to Aid UH-60 Flight Deck Modernization

DoD Program Will Provide UH-60V Cockpit Redesign for Helicopters Throughout Armed Services

Northrop Grumman has been tapped to provide its engineering services for a Department of Defense program to modernize the UH-60V. The 5-year program falls under the Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC)'s multiple-award contract vehicle, where Grumman will assist with the KBR-led effort to refine the helicopter's flight deck to provide decades of useful service life.

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New Racing-Inspired Quadcopter Scouts, Maps, and Kills

Elbit Takes Small Step Towards Totally Not-Terrifying UAV Hunter-Killer Swarms

Elbit Systems unveiled the Lanius, a small racing-derived quadcopter designed to locate, identify, and destroy dismounted personnel. The small, lightweight system builds on civilian racing drones as a base for a highly maneuverable, lightweight, and screaming fast little UAV. Of course, sane people everywhere are understandably leery of the idea of a fully autonomous drone floating around, looking to identify "hostile" personnel and engaging whatever it pleases, given the overall middling state of AI performance today.

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