The Future of Aircraft: The Unmanned V-280 Helicopter


by The National Interest

The National Interest— Sebastien Roblin V-280 Helicopter, Unmanned vehicles are the way of the future. Here's What You Need to Remember: If more advanced algorithms for operating in a combat environment can be developed, an autonomous option could make employing a tiltrotor on riskier attack or reconnaissance missions more appealing without having to worry about losing a human crew alongside the expensive aircraft. In December 2019, Bell had its V-280 Valor tilt rotor demonstrator aircraft perform an entire test...

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The National Interest—Why the Navy's Block V Tomahawks are the Key to the Future. David Axe Tomahawk Cruise Missile, United States The Tomahawk and its controversies might make headlines, but as the U.S. Navy re-arms for high-tech warfare, the SM-6 is the missile to watch. Here's What You Need to Remember: Of the 10 major missiles that arm the Navy's 285-and-growing surface ships and submarines, only the SM-6 is capable of striking targets at sea, in the air and at the edge of the atmosphere. The U.S. Navy in late January 2019 confirmed the designation of its newest cruise...

The National Interest—The Unmanned MQ-8C Fire Scout Helicopter Hunts Submarines. Kris Osborn MQ-8C, Americas Unmanned systems operating in high-risk areas or hostile areas allow for manned aircraft and ships to operate at safer stand-off ranges.  Here’s What to Remember: There are many reasons why a Fire Scout should be used for anti-submarine warfare missions. Submarines often come close to the surface of the water for periods of time to maximize connectivity with radiofrequency or GPS signals. Also, submarines linger near the surface communication with ships in the area...