The problem is that lightweight pilots could be severely injured or killed during a low-speed ejection from the F-35, leading to a restriction on pilots under 136 pounds from flying the fifth-generation jet. The Pentagon has pledged to have a solution, revolving around a lighter helmet, with officials saying they hope to have the issue resolved by November.
On Friday, 8/08/2016 first-stage Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean. It's a historic achievement for the space launch industry.
Recently India finalized order for more than 5,000 UAVs over the next 10 years for about US $3 billion. All contracts will be restricted to domestic companies but they will gain possibility to cooperate with foreign companies in terms of acquiring necessary technology.
General Dynamics Corp. will provide embedded computing and information technology (IT) services for U.S Navy shipboard and aircraft weapons integration under terms of a contract worth $47.4 million.