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Feb 22, 2024 / Janes

China’s United Aircraft reveals UR6000 AAV concept

At the Singapore Airshow, China's United Aircraft spotlighted its latest endeavor, the UR6000 AAV concept, marking a significant step in UAV development with tiltrotor capabilities for enhanced logistics and surveillance.

Feb 21, 2024 / Payload

Inside Booz Allen Hamilton’s Hunt for the Right Space Startup

The firm's two-year-old space fund is channeling investments into Albedo Space for their low-altitude satellite technology and Synthetaic, an AI innovator recognized for unearthing a Chinese spy balloon's origin via satellite data.

Feb 20, 2024 / Aviation Week

AIA Chief: Comac Has A Long Way To Go

Despite Comac's impressive display at the Singapore Airshow, AIA believes the Chinese OEM is still significantly behind in posing a competitive threat to industry leaders Boeing and Airbus.

Feb 20, 2024 / Defense One

US Space Force: We need a hotline to China

US Space Force officials propose a direct communication link with China to prevent misunderstandings as the pace of space militarization outstrips the development of international norms.

Feb 20, 2024 / Shephard Media

US Air Force fires warning as China attempts to recruit US airmen

The US Air Force has issued a cautionary alert regarding attempts by Beijing to enlist experienced US airmen, aiming to leverage their expertise to overcome the People’s Republic of China's shortcomings in military tactics and procedures.

Feb 18, 2024 / AINonline

Singapore Airshow Flying Display Returns with Full Force in 2024

Securing an unprecedented number of international exhibitors, Singapore Airshow 2024's edition emphasizes sustainability, coinciding with a vibrant rebound in aviation. The event also features the return of diverse aerial displays, including debuts by Indian and Chinese teams.

Feb 17, 2024 / South China Morning Post

US overhauls air force to meet China challenge.

In response to escalating geopolitical tensions, USAF Secretary Frank Kendall has announced strategic overhauls to strengthen capabilities against China's growing military power.

Feb 15, 2024 / New York Times

Focus On Russia Puts Focus On U.S. Satellite Push

In response to advancements in space-based military capabilities by Russia and China, the DoD is initiating a program focusing on deploying cost-effective satellite constellations.

Feb 14, 2024 / The War Zone

Threats In Space "Extremely Concerning": US Space Force Boss

The head of the Space Force has emphasized the growing capabilities of Russia and China to pose significant threats to U.S. assets in space, indicating a shift towards a more contested outer space environment.