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Editor’s Note: This article is part of a month-long series to mark Women’s History Month: March 1: Female Aviation Pioneers | March 2: Carole Hopson | March 4: Martha King | March 8: Association of Aeronautical Maintenance Women | March 11: The Classic Air Race | March 15: Sisters of the Skies | March 18: …

The third week of March marks the 100th anniversary of America’s first aircraft carrier. He ushered in a new era in warfare and forever changed the way an enemy could be defeated. What does that have to do with Iowa, 1,500 miles from the nearest ocean? All. See, he’s an unassuming farm boy from the …

Northrop Grumman selected to maintain and upgrade E-6B Mercury aircraft. Credit: US Air Force; Staff Sergeant Jacob Skovo/Northrop Grumman Corporation. The US Navy has awarded an $111 million contract to Northrop Grumman to upgrade and maintain its E-6B Mercury dual-mission aircraft. The E-6B, a derivative of the Boeing 707 commercial aircraft, is part of the …

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, SAUDI ARABIA – In April 2021, the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing (SCANG) sent more than 300 Airmen for a three-month deployment to Prince Sultan Air Force Base (PSAB), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in support of Operations INHERENT RESOLVE, FREDOM’S SENTINEL and SPARTAN SHIELD. Surprisingly, 10 members of …

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Georgia — The Georgia Air National Guard’s 116th Air Control Wing, in cooperation with the 461st Air Control Wing, officially retired the first E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft here on February 10. “The first retirement of a JSTARS aircraft gives us the opportunity to …

Flight Lieutenant Adrian Brown is off to a good start after graduating from Modular Initial Officer Training Course No. 9 at Royal Air Force College Cranwell. Adrian, 34, was born in Saint Thomas, Jamaica and attended Mavis Bank High School, St Andrew, Jamaica. After graduating from high school, he taught mathematics at Mico University College …

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Georgia — The Georgia Air National Guard’s 116th Air Control Wing, in cooperation with the 461st Air Control Wing, officially retired the first E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft here on February 10. Aircraft serial number 92-3289, the first E-8C to arrive at Robins Air Force Base …

NNA | Update: February 11, 2022 6:34 p.m. STI New Delhi [India], Feb. 11 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The tender for 114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) or MMRCA.20 is a program to which Delhi attaches utmost importance. In 2018, the Indian government issued an RFI for the procurement of 114 fighter jets under the MRFA. The new …

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea — When U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Charles Q. Brown Jr. issued the order “Accelerate Change or Lose,” it quickly became the mantra service manager in a changing strategic environment. The Air Force continues to facilitate innovation and change through Spark Tanks, spaces where Airmen from around …

eSTOL hybrid aircraft are uniquely suited to support the Air Force’s agile combat employment doctrine. Tweet that Electra previously won an Agility Prime SBIR Direct-to-Phase II contract early last year, which accelerated the development of Electra’s hybrid-electric propulsion system technology. The Agility Prime program aims to promote innovation and technology transition from electric aircraft to …

The F-35C, the Navy’s newest fighter in the fleet, is seen on a video monitor from inside the USS Carl Vinson, which was operating in the South China Sea when the crash occurred. is produced on January 24. The footage shows two angles of the incident from separate cameras, and both show the jet approaching …

A Typhoon rapid reaction alert escorting a Russian Bear-H aircraft. Credit: UK Ministry of Defense/ commons.wikimedia.org. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) dispatched Typhoon fighter jets to intercept four Russian Bear military aircraft. The service sent Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth in north-east Scotland. This was in response to two Russian …

Crewmen handling fighter jets as they take off and land aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt during exercises in the Gulf of Alaska during Northern Edge 2019 (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media) The US Navy says its warships will need more maneuvering room during next year’s military exercises in the Gulf of Alaska. It is …

ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida — A few hours after stepping off the plane, two public affairs representatives from the 910th Airlift Wing enter a beer hall on the coast of St. Augustine. It’s a travel day, so they want to visit the oldest city in the United States before their work begins tomorrow. …

The United States faces a race to beat China in recovering an F-35 stealth fighter that plunged into the South China Sea on Monday after what the Navy called a “landing accident” aboard the ‘USS Carl Vinson. The pilot was forced to eject and a total of seven soldiers were injured. The $100 million fighter …

Responding to criticism over the dropping of the anthem “Abide with me” from “Beating Retreat” this year, government sources said that this year being the 75th year of independence, playing Indian tunes is seen as more appropriate. . “This year, only tunes of Indian/indigenous origin are on the list,” a government source said on Sunday. …

Royal Air Force Wittering station and support force personnel have been honored with a series of awards in the 2022 New Years Honors List. Civilian youth worker Sharon Pollard received an Air Officer Commanding No. 2 Group RAF Commendation. Sharon has worked tirelessly with the children and youth of the Service for over 10 years. …

The Office of Veterans and Military Affairs is proud to recognize eight outstanding scholars, as part of the University’s commitment to veterans and military-related students. These awards are possible thanks to the philanthropic commitment of generous donors. They provide distinguished military-related students with significant financial assistance to pursue their education at Syracuse University. Bounome Chanphouang …

The Claim: Video Shows UFO Parked Aboard Aircraft Carrier A video shared on Facebook claims to show evidence that the military stationed UFOs aboard aircraft carriers. the 40 second video shows a fighter jet, identified by a narrator as an F-18, landing on the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford in 2018, allegedly in the …

US Air Force Technician. sergeant. Jacob Nelson is a crew chief for the 167th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 167th Airlift Wing Airman Spotlight for January 2022. As crew chief, Nelson is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the wing’s C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. He performs inspections, diagnoses malfunctions, replaces components and maintains aircraft records. “Tech. …

Waterloo Warbirds, based at the Waterloo Region International Airport just east of Kitchener, Ont., recently announced that it booking journeys in their MiG-15. Nicknamed Natasha, this aircraft is actually an old example of the Polish Air Force, built under license in 1954 as Lim-1 (s / n 1A10017) by Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego (WSK) at their …

Many armed conflicts around the world exist in countries that lack the capacity to manufacture sophisticated weapons. Most of them are in Africa and the Middle East, including the Tigray War in Ethiopia and the Yemeni crisis. Major conflicts often involve regime change, as has happened in Iraq, where US forces have left behind weapons …

2022 is set to be an eventful year for India as the country’s armed forces are on the verge of inducting the first locally developed aircraft carrier (IAC-I), while the MK-1A variant of the aircraft from Lightweight bout Tejas (LCA) will take off. through June. The Navy said the IAC-I Vikrant has set sail for …

Turkey’s future national fighter, the TF-X, is expected to make its maiden flight in the next three years. And the country has opened new engineering facilities for the design, development and production of this fifth-generation fighter jet, according to reports. The National Combat Aircraft Engineering Center was inaugurated on January 6 by President Recep Tayyip …

Like the native 40,000-ton aircraft carrier Vikrant left the port of Kochi on Sunday for the third phase of sea trials, from Monday French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation will fly its Rafale-M fighter jet from the Indian Navy’s land test facility (SBTF) in Goa to demonstrate compatibility and suitability to operate from the carrier’s deck. …

A recent Government Accountability Office protest decision offers a good reminder to the many companies making acquisitions today – make sure your client knows the impact of the acquisition, even if you think the impact may be insignificant. The GAO ruled in favor of a protest filed by Vertex Associates against a $ 283 million …

the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced new assignments and redeployments of some of its senior officers. Air Force spokesman Edward Gabkwet revealed it in a statement Tuesday. He said the assignments approved by Air Chief of State Oladayo Amao were aimed at “reinvigorating services for better performance, increased productivity, operational efficiency and efficient service delivery.” …

By the Australian Defense Business Review Boeing Australia has revealed that in collaboration with the Royal Australian Air Force, it has advanced the operational readiness of its Air Power Team (ATS) system under development for the RAAF Loyal Wingman program in a digital environment. . Using a ‘digital twin’ of the current air vehicle system, …

Serve me … Like a drunken and obnoxious uncle with rubbery legs, the new year has started with no clear sign of a sober start. But let’s take this time to celebrate those who achieved greatness without pharmaceutical fortification – and who actually played baseball with a defensive glove on one of their hands. Long-overlooked …

The Royal Thai Air Force is considering purchasing US-made F-35 stealth fighter jets as well as Boeing Loyal Wingman to bolster its national defense. The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is research for a new fighter to replace its aging F-5 and F-16 aircraft, which are nearing the end of their lifespan. China’s “treacherous” border …

This is particularly the case with the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt. If the P-51 Mustang was the devilishly handsome American hero, the Thunderbolt was the ugly big muscle of the United States Air Force during World War II. The Thunderbolt is well documented and well celebrated. The same cannot be said of some of the planes …

The first military transport aircraft An-178-100P was presented to the state enterprise Antonov in Kiev. Events marking the deployment of the aircraft took place on Tuesday, December 28, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. Inspecting the plane, Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov noted that with the creation of the An-178-100P Ukraine is proving that Ukrainians know how …

The year 2022 will be a critical year for the Indian military. This is because the year will decide how our army evolves over the next decade. A senior government official recently told me that the coming decade will see a lot of developments on the world stage, especially on the military front. The official’s …

MINOT AIR BASE, ND- – US Air Force Airmen with the 5th Bomb Wing from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, and US Navy Sailors with the Naval Munitions Command Pacific CONUS West Division Unit Seal Beach (NMCPAC CWD Unit Seal Beach) in Seal Beach, CA, supported an Agile Combat Employment (BACE) Bomber Dec. 6-8, …

Congress may require the U.S. military to prepare a pair of studies on what it would take to install new engines in current and future F-35 stealth jets later this decade. An all-new powertrain is under development as part of the Adaptive Engine Transition Program, or AETP, with several prototypes already tested. The hope is …

Airman 1st Class Camden Mello at RAF Lakenheath, England, December 18, 2020 (Anthony Cllingerman / US Air Force) RAF Lakenheath, England – An airman based at RAF Lakenheath was found dead in a suspected suicide on Friday, said Lt. Col. Jason Camilletti, commander of the 48th Fighter Wing. Airman 1st Class Camden Mello went missing …

JOINT BASE OF SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AFNS) – In the coming year, San Antonio Joint Base will host a number of events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, and as part of the celebration, this week the 12th Flight Training Wing helped a Tuskegee Aviator, the retired sergeant. General Charles E. …

On April 18, 1942, the US Air Force attacked Japan for the first time during World War II. Sixteen B-25 Mitchell bombers launched surprise airstrikes on military and industrial targets in Tokyo and several other cities. The so-called “Doolittle Raid” (named after Lt. Col. James Doolittle who led it) was in retaliation for the treacherous …

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Douglas Sargent, deputy director of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, as director of the retired Jeff Hood’s Department of Arizona Public Service. “For years now, Douglas Sargent has been a crucial leader of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections,” Governor Ducey said. “His years …

In September, Boeing announced it would design and build a new military aircraft in Queensland, a first in Australia for more than 50 years. The “Loyal Wingman” is an unmanned craft that flies as a team with other manned and unmanned aircraft to provide surveillance and reconnaissance support to a mission. But it could also …

China once again made headlines for its military technological advancements on October 29, 2021, when it became clear that the long-awaited version of its FC-31 medium-weight stealth fighter had flown. The war zone was among the first outlets to report this development, as well as give a preliminary analysis, which you can read here. Suffice …

Two men from the city’s tool and die-making industry became aircraft restorers after they were accidentally hired to refurbish several aging exhibit planes at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The plane had languished in poor condition for years. One is a British-made Hawker Hunter fighter-bomber acquired in 2009 from the Indian Air Force and …

Maintenance Groups (MXGs) across the Air Force spend countless hours servicing, repairing and inspecting aircraft to ensure mission capabilities. A recurring problem facing many maintenance groups, such as the 35th MXG here at Misawa Air Base, Japan, is a high demand mission in an understaffed career field. “In the maintenance world, the conventional approach is …

Irish Air Force will recognize the bravery of the US Air Force crew of a Boeing C-17 Globemaster for transporting 823 refugees, including 186 children, from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Qatar in August. The organizers of the first Kinsale Aviation Festival will present their 2021 Aviation Valor Award to the crew on Saturday: Lieut Col Eric …

Indian Air Force (IAF) performs a 2022 Common Air Force Admission Test (AFCAT). Check important dates, job vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, and other details. Download the AFCAT 2 2021 recruitment notification: Indian Air Force (IAF) posted the announcement for the 2022 Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) for Commissioned Officer Recruitment in the …

DUBLIN, November 25, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report “Military Training Aircraft Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecast (2021 – 2030)” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The military trainer aircraft market is expected to experience a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period (2021 – 2030). Companies mentioned Rostec (Irkut Corporation) …

Warships from the U.S. Sixth Fleet have joined France and four other NATO allies in an annual French-led maritime exercise in the Mediterranean, the navy said on Wednesday. “US forces joined forces with Italian, Greek, Spanish and British navies to develop interoperability and combat skills at the high-end air strike group level among NATO allies …

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California – For over a millennium, American soil has been loved and respected by Native Americans. Even with the generational trauma inflicted on them by the US government, Native Americans continually fought for “Nihi keyáh,” which means our land in Navajo. The brave men known as Navajo Code Talkers are an …

The aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, F-35B Lightning II conducts flight operations on the flight deck of the ship. UK HMS Queen Elizabeth in action over the South China Sea and the Pacific Sea, UK super aircraft carrier ship, one of the largest aircraft carrier in the world. 19-11-2021Youtube: MOTORIZADO Britain’s largest warship, the aircraft …

Through PTI NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is confident of a positive government response to its request for a third aircraft carrier and the warship will be designed to accommodate both fighter jets and unmanned aerial vehicles, said Tuesday people familiar with the development. At present, India has only one aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, which …

November 15, 2021 by Jean-Marc Tanguy The French Air Force will gradually withdraw its two C-160 Gabriel SIGINT planes in 2022, three years in advance. (French Air Force / Olivier Ravenel) The French Air Force will gradually withdraw its two C-160 Gabriel (SIGINT) electromagnetic intelligence aircraft in 2022, three years ahead of schedule. This is …

SPRINGFIELD – Several companies made the first public flights of electric vertical take-off and landing, or eVTOL, aircraft at Springfield-Beckley Airport. >> GALLERY: New generation planes on display in Springfield The next-generation aircraft builds on the legacy of Miami Valley flying, which began with the birth of aviation with the Wright brothers of Dayton. “Once …

Supported by C3 AI, RSO is selected for Data to Decisions REDWOOD CITY, California, November 08, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –C3 IA (NYSE: AI), the enterprise AI application software company, announced that Lt. Gen. Shaun Morris, program director for the U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Sustainability Office (RSO), has been named winner of the 11th Constellation SuperNova …

DOVER AIR BASE, Del. – Dark night sky covered the airspace over Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Through the lenses of his night vision goggles, Captain Joshua Jordan and 1st Lt. Nathan Creech, both pilots from 3 Airlift Squadron, prepared to land their C-17 Globemaster III, call sign Reach 806, for its fourth …

MADISON, Wisconsin. – Prosecutors working to convict Kyle Rittenhouse in the shooting of three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin presented as evidence surveillance video taken from an FBI plane circling thousands of feet in the sky. above chaos. Rittenhouse killed Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and injured Gaige Grosskreutz during the …

A squad of Reservists from the Texas Marine Corps (United States) recently began training to fly on-board Hornet F / A-18 fighters, equipped with Harpoon anti-ship missiles, from Iwakuni Air Force Base in Japan. , Rotary reported on Tuesday Stars and stripes from the US Department of Defense. The report includes statements from Major Kenneth …

GRAND FORKS AIR BASE, ND – Airmen and civilians have gathered at Grand Forks Air Force Base, ND with one common interest. This year, August 7-8, the 319th Reconnaissance Wing hosted an autocross event that allowed base personnel and residents to meet people with a common interest in racing sports cars. Grand Forks Airmen have …

Posted 24 October 2021 Budget allocations for the presidential air fleet have increased from N 4.37 billion in 2017 to N12.48 billion in 2022, according to data obtained from federal government appropriation bills during the reporting period. review. This shows an increase of N8.11bn or 185.58 percent in five years, signaling an increase in the …

ALTON EAST – St. Louis Regional Airport Manager David Miller plans to spend more time with his family and leisure time when he retires on January 1, he said. Miller, 78, of East Alton, arrived in St. Louis Regional around 2003 from the Montrose Regional Airport in Montrose, Colorado. “We don’t have any immediate plans, …

Rafale M | Credit: Dassault Aviation Text size: A- A + New Delhi: French defense giant Dassault Aviation is expected to bring the naval version of the Rafale aircraft to India in early 2022 to demonstrate its ability to perform a ski jump, which is a crucial takeoff capability for operating from Indian aircraft carriers, …

Jean-Joseph Husse Sioux City John Joseph Huse, 94, of Sioux City, was born to eternal life on Friday, September 24, 2021 at a local care facility. John’s body has been cremated and will join his wife, Rosemarie, at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, where his ashes were buried. A memorial mass will be held Wednesday at …

The aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, flagship of the French Navy, was put back into service at the end of September after having carried out a three-month maintenance period. Recent maintenance focused on modernizing the aircraft carrier’s combat system. The living conditions of the crew have also been improved. The ship conducted sea trials in …

SINGAPORE, Oct. 11 (Reuters) – Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stopover in Singapore on Monday as part of a drive to reassert itself globally and strengthen its military presence in Asia in a context of growing competition between the great powers. The Queen Elizabeth led a British aircraft carrier strike group …

Charles “Sky” A. Storms of Ocala, Florida passed away August 26, 2021. He was born May 11, 1935, son of William F. Storms, MD and Marion (Collins) Storms and raised in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He is survived by his wife of over thirty Midori (Nakahara Tanaka McGee) Storms. his brothers Peter F. and Nancy (Amrein) Storms …

The Air Force’s sixth-generation stealth fighter will replace its F-22 Raptor fighter jets. The F-15 EX Eagle II will bring a load of weapons in support of air combat. Additionally, F-35 fighter jets will replace hundreds of fourth-generation fighter jets, while various F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets will be upgraded with new technology to absorb …

(Arlington, Virginia) – The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced the recipients of its 2021 Col Aaron Burgstein Memorial Fellowship, Capt Jodi Callahan Memorial Fellowship, Mike and Gail Donley Fellowships, Lt Col Romeo and Bass Ferretti Fellowship, from Colonel Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Fellowship, John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Fellowship, …

File image courtesy of Potente Laser Posted on Oct 4, 2021, 8:26 PM by The maritime executive The US Coast Guard has promised to prosecute anyone who points a laser pointer at the crews of SAR planes and ships, and they are following through. On Monday, a man from Port Angeles, Washington pleaded guilty to …

It’s the world’s biggest aviation mystery, but experts hope a technological breakthrough will finally help them uncover the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. New technology could finally solve the mystery of the missing MH370 flight, raising hopes that new research could start again. The Weak Signal Propagation Reporter (WSPR) could now be used to accurately calculate …

DEMONSTRATION ABILITIES: The country is sending planes to Taiwan’s defense zone before and after sunset to show off its joint military capabilities, an expert said. Editor-in-chief, with CNA and Reuters China’s deployment of a record number of military jets to Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) for two consecutive days was a demonstration of its …

According to information released by the British Royal Navy on October 1, 2021, after two years of intensive training for the British Navy’s second aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales, the ship is now declared fully operational and ready for deployment and operations. international missions.Follow Navy Recognition on Google News at this link The British …

When the American F-22 Raptor and the Russian Su-35 are placed face to face, comparisons are inevitable. It’s impossible to declare a clear-cut winner, but it looks like the Russian jet is leveraging America’s mighty stealth plane in one crucial aspect. Tensions between India and China are escalating; The Chinese S.Korean-Origin K-9 Vajra “mow” PLA? …

By Ray Nothstine Saturday 2 October 2021 | 2 a.m Americans love a good rivalry. Magic Johnson against Larry Bird, Red Sox against Yankees, or even Pepsi against Coke. Yet the big deal when it comes to sucking taxpayer dollars for defense contracts is the Boeing and Airbus slugfest. And while it might not make …

Undergraduates Taylor Peterson and Cassandra Bossong were in class in February 2020 when a notification appeared on Peterson’s laptop. It was from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and it had a word on it: “Congratulations.” Peterson slammed his hand on the table. “We won!” she blurted out. Peterson and Bossong, along with fellow physics majors …

DUBLIN, October 01, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report, “Electro-Optical Targeting System Market Size, Share & Analysis, By Technology, Wavelength and Region, Global Forecast to 2028” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The increased focus on the development of more advanced defense and targeting capabilities in aircraft by the air forces of various countries is …

The new crew for the upcoming Human Exploration Research Analog, or HERA, mission stand in front of the habitat that will be their home for 45 days. From left to right: Lauren Cornell, Monique Garcia, Christopher Roberts and Madelyne Willis. Credit: NASA Have you ever wondered what it would be like to dive into space, …

William E. Sweat, Jr. (Bill), 75 of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2021 in Tallahassee, Florida. A Celebration of Life took place in Live Oak, Florida. Bill is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, William Kyle and Gidget Sweat; daughter, Susan Renee Austin; grandchildren, Megan and Waylon Morrison, Hannah Patterson and Alyson Austin, …

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the QUAD Summit in Washington DC with US President Joe Biden and Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia Yoshihide Suga and Scott Morrison respectively, the Indo-Pacific region becomes the epicenter of the contestation of a China affirmed. China’s ‘most capable’ attack fighter becomes deadlier with twin EW modules capable …

On September 24, the Air Ministry awarded a $ 2.6 billion contract to Rolls-Royce Corporation to supply new engines to the B-52’s Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP). The company will build 608 F130 engines to re-engine 76 B-52Hs, along with 42 spare parts, at its manufacturing facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. The contract also covers the …

A fighter plane escorted a plane that entered restricted airspace during the United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, according to multiple reports. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said on Twitter on Tuesday that an F-16 fighter jet intercepted a small single-engine general aviation aircraft that violated a temporary flight restriction near New …

The theoretical inventions known as “UFO patents” have ignited worldwide curiosity. A product of American engineer Dr. Salvatore Cezar Pais, the patents were filed during his work for the US Navy and are so ambitious in their scope and imagination that they continue to generate interest despite all evidence. obvious that they are achievable. The …