DARPA’s Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program is half way through Phase 1 and has notched several key accomplishments in anticipation of live subscale aircraft dogfights

Published on Mar 18, 2021DARPA’s Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program is half way through Phase 1 and has notched several key accomplishments in anticipation of live subscale aircraft dogfights in Phase 2 later this year. Achievements to date include: advanced virtual AI dogfights involving both within visual range (WVR) and beyond visual range (BVR) multi-aircraft […]

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DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair | Engadget

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was “inches from success” during its latest round of test flights. Each of the three X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicles (GAV) flew for more than two hours […]

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That U.S. Air Force B-52 Flying Over The Black Sea Was Bait For The Russians

On Aug. 28, six U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota flew over all 30 NATO countries in a single day. This theatrical display of air power wasn’t just for show. It apparently also was the bait in a carefully-planned intelligence-gathering operation targeting Russian air-defenses around the Black Sea… […]

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Taiwan Scrambles F-16s Armed With Harpoon Missiles To Warn Chinese Navy

In response to the Chinese island-invasion drills ‘aimed’ at Taiwanese Pratas Islands, the Republic of China Air Force deployed two F-16A Viper aircraft conducting patrols armed with AGM-84 “Harpoon” Anti-Ship missiles to deter Chinese belligerence in the region… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/taiwan-scrambles-f-16s-armed-with-harpoon-missiles-to-warn-chinese-navy/

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