Aviation

July 2, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

The mobile craze is paying off in the aviation industry, even as Inmarsat awaits the launch of its third next-generation satellite to complete a network providing ubiquitous communications capabilities around the world. The Global Xpress satellites will deliver high-speed broadband services, from flight cabins to flight decks.

December 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

From large strategic reconnaissance platforms to squad-level hand-launched planes, unmanned aircraft are moving into new operational niches such as hunter-killer and strike missions across all echelons of the U.S. military. As these systems continue to develop, sophisticated networking technologies will permit them to interoperate with manned aircraft and a variety of remotely operated ground and sea vehicles.