The F-35A made its aerial demonstration debut on June 19, 2017 at the Paris Air Show in front of crowds of thousands. Watch this impressive display of 5th Generation innovation in aviation. f35.com/pas17. #PAS17 #LockheedMartin.
360 degree video view inside one of the Royal Navy’s new Wildcat helicopters, as it takes off from the flight deck of Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring.
The helicopter provided vital support to the warship during its mission to protect some of the world’s most vital shipping lanes.
The Grenadier Guards of the British Army are on standby to deploy as part of NATO’s Spearhead Force, otherwise known as the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force or VJTF.
Lockheed Martin successfully launches Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy. In addition to Marlin and Vector Hawk, the Submaran, an unmanned surface vehicle (USV) developed by Ocean Aero, provided surface reconnaissance and surveillance. This effort marks a milestone in showing that an unmanned aircraft, surface vessel and undersea vehicle can communicate and complete a mission cooperatively and completely autonomously.
The Defense Department successfully demonstrated one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms at China Lake, Calif., in October. The micro-drones demonstrated advanced swarm behaviours such as collective decision-making, adaptive formation flying and self-healing.
The British Army takes all threats extremely seriously and is constantly working to safeguard its cyber security. Threats are always changing and becoming increasingly sophisticated. Cyber security is vital to the welfare and defence of the nation. The British Army is constantly working to improve its cyber defences. It is able to anticipate threats, assist in significant cyber incidents and can respond to cyber attacks. It is working with other nations and creating teams of dedicated experts.
China has launched its first-ever home-built aircraft carrier.
Marines and sailors will field-test more than 50 new technologies, everything from swarming unmanned surface vessels to self-driving Amtracks. The resulting force of these technological capabilities will integrate operations across all domains to include information and cyberspace.
Audacious, the fourth Astute class submarine, rolls out of the Devonshire Dock Hall in Barrow-in-Furness and enters the water for the first time. A key milestone in the Astute programme and a proud day for the BAE Systems workforce, the town and the Royal Navy.
A Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a simultaneous firing of two MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missiles as part of a major programme of work to integrate the weapon on to the aircraft.