Four companies vie to develop a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter but fly twice as fast.
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Phantom Swift It's no surprise why DARPA chose Boeing, a leading manufacturer of fixed-wing aircraft, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites. The company put together a team of Boeing Phantom Works engineers in Philadelphia to create a flying subscale model for DARPA's VTOL X-Plane program. Phantom Swift is a rapid prototyping flying demonstrator, which took less than 30 days to design and develop.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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