The 500-foot-long Aeroscraft, a rigid variable buoyancy air vehicle, features a carbon composite and aluminum skeleton

Composite Airship Can Transport Troops & Cargo

From troop deployments and military surveillance to mobilizing disaster relief efforts, a new hybrid airship prototype holds promise as an innovative mode of aerial transport. When deployed, the 500-footlong...

Austrian Daredevil Makes Record-Breaking Skydive

On Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 skydiver Felix Baumgartner dove into the history books. The daring Austrian became the first person to skydive from a height of more than 24 miles. He was also the first person to...

Ingalls Delivers 900-ton Deckhouse to U.S. Navy

Hutington Ingalls Industries’ shipbuilding division has delivered a 900-ton deckhouse to the U.S. Navy for the destroyer, the DDG 1000 Zumwalt. The destroyer is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation...

ATK Supports Successful Rocket Launch

A United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket was successfully launched into orbit on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, carrying the GPS IIF-3 satellite. The goal of...

BIOSwimmer Tuna to Patrol U.S. Ports

The Unites States department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funding the latest and greatest of underwater unmanned vehicles (UUV) to patrol U.S. coasts. Developed by Boston Engineering Corporation’s...