This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a recently introduced electro-optical sensor developed by Raytheon Technologies, the latest on vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft systems and more.
Raytheon Technologies today announced the launch of RAIVEN, a capability that uses artificial intelligence, hyperspectral imaging and light detection and ranging [LiDAR] to help pilots see farther and clearer:
Raytheon Technologies executives say they are hoping to incorporate a new electro-optical intelligent sensing capability on two Army future vertical lift platforms.
Frederick Stefany, acting assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition, recently testified at a House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee hearing on rotary wing aviation systems:
Investing in vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft systems remains critical for naval forces to bridge "key warfighting gaps" and provide "transformational capabilities" as legacy rotary-wing platforms end service in the next decade, said Frederick Stefany, acting assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition.
Adm. John Aquilino, who leads Indo-Pacific Command, was on Capitol Hill last week talking about his area of responsibility:
Lawmakers scrutinized U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's list of unfunded priorities during a Thursday budget hearing, focusing on funding requests to support the development of three future missile systems as well as electromagnetic spectrum capabilities and additional operations in the region.
The head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command today signaled support for the use of presidential drawdown authority to "surge" capabilities to defend Taiwan and enhance deterrence in the region.
The No. 2 top military service officials testified before the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee last week about their respective fiscal year 2024 readiness budgets:
The Army will transfer its key missile warning functions to the Space Force in fiscal year 2024, Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David Thompson told lawmakers in congressional testimony on Wednesday.
Document: House hearing on military readiness