Aerospace

UPS Partners with Wingcopter to Develop, Certify Drone Delivery Fleet

UPS' drone delivery venture is partnering with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop and certify new tiltrotor package delivery drones for a wide range of use cases in the United States and internationally. UPS Flight Forward, which earned th ...

Bipartisan Bill Introduced In Senate To Authorize National Guard's Role In State, Local Cyber Security

Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) on Wednesday introduced legislation making clear that state governors are authorized to leverage the National Guard for cyber ...

Researchers use AI to diagnose COVID-19 in chest x-rays

Editor's Note Researchers from the University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview are using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect COVID-19 in chest ...

Hughes, Inmarsat Collaborate on GX+ North America In-flight Connectivity Service

Inmarsat and Hughes Network Systems have established a new strategic collaboration that will see their two satellite networks available as "GX+ ...

Ukraine International Airlines Using Drones for Aircraft Structure Inspections

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has completed its first aircraft structural inspections using a drone in an effort to speed up inspection times. ...

Cyber Commission Proposes National Strategy To Strengthen ICT Supply Chain

To bolster trust in key technologies, reduce dependencies on China and other foreign adversaries, and strengthen the domestic industrial base, the ...

ABB and IBM to collaborate on industrial cybersecurity

ABB, Inc. (Zurich, Switzerland) and IBM announced a collaboration focused on connecting cybersecurity and operational technology (OT). As a first ...

What's Trending in Aerospace - October 18, 2020

Check out the Oct. 18 edition of What's Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the ...

PODCAST: NSR's Brady Grady Talks IFC Business Models, COVID-19 and More

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Brad Grady, principal analyst for Northern Sky Research (NSR), gives some updates and insight on ...
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Digital Transformation: Essential for Process Industry Operations

During the evolution of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) over the last two decades, there has been increasing emphasis on interconnecting sensors and devices with industrial ...

AI, robots to transform hospitals' resilience to COVID-19, future disasters

Editor's Note Leandro Pecchia, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, has been awarded £13 ...

What's Trending in Aerospace - October 11, 2020

Check out the Oct. 11 edition of What's Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the ...

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In a First for the DoD, Kubernetes Installed on U-2 Dragon Lady

For the first time, Kubernetes, an open-source container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management, ...

FAA's Peter Skaves Talks Aircraft Systems Information Security Protection

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Peter Skaves, chief scientist and technical advisor for advanced avionics for the Federal Aviation ...

RigNet Receives Multi-Year Satellite Communications Service Contract 

RigNet, Inc. has received a multi-year contract with what it calls one of the "largest contractors" in the offshore drilling industry to ...

Rockwell Automation acquires cybersecurity specialist Oylo

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisc.) announced that it has acquired Oylo, a privately-held industrial cybersecurity services provider based ...

What's Trending in Aerospace - October 4, 2020

Check out the Oct. 4 edition of What's Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the ...

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House Passes Bill Creating Cyber Security Grant Program For State And Local Governments

The House last Wednesday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would create a new grant program within the Department of Homeland Security to help state and local governments ...

New Sensors Improve Global Hawk Imaging and Threat Deterrence

Northrop Grumman delivered two new sensors that will improve the Global Hawk's intelligence collection, imaging, and threat deterrence ...

Why Control-Loop Optimization is More Important Than Ever

From the impact of globalization to variable crude oil prices, environmental concerns and changes due to advancing technology, the chemical process ...

Emerson agrees to acquire Italian IIoT firm Progea Group

Emerson (St. Louis, Mo.) announced it has completed the acquisition of the Progea Group, an industry-leading provider of industrial internet of ...

Intelligence Community Issues New Guidance To Reduce Supply Chain Risks

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) on Thursday issued new guidance for government and industry for supply chain risk ...

Mobile Devices for Today's CPI

New mobile devices, apps and augmented reality are supporting the digitalization revolution, as well as keeping business going during the pandemic ...

How to Conduct Steam Blowing Procedures with Remote Personnel

Many power projects have been disrupted due to COVID-19. However, managers at Larsen & Toubro Ltd. found a way to complete steam blow ...

CISA Needs To Improve Quality Of Cyber Threat Information Being Shared, Hire More Staff, IG Says

The Department of Homeland Security has made progress in its cyber threat information sharing requirements set forth by law but it needs to improve ...