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Red 6 Raises $7 Million for AR Combat Training

Red 6 Raises $7 Million for AR Combat Training

The Air Force has long faced a silent crisis: It can’t train and retain enough pilots. And now, challenged to…
US Air Force’s T-38 trainer could soon dogfight with augmented reality adversaries

US Air Force’s T-38 trainer could soon dogfight with augmented reality adversaries

WASHINGTON — In the future, when U.S. Air Force fighter pilots face off in aerial combat training missions, they could…
Is Augmented Reality the Future of Dogfight Training? This Company Thinks So

Is Augmented Reality the Future of Dogfight Training? This Company Thinks So

A California-based company wants to prepare more Air Force fighter pilots to dogfight Chinese and Russian opponents by using artificial intelligence and…

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RED 6 ADVISORY BOARD GAINS FORMER ACQUISITION CHIEF DR. WILL ROPER

Former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Stands Behind Startup Red 6

USAF Vet Mike Holmes Named Board Chairman at Red 6

 Retired Four Star General Supporting the Advancement of Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality Systems (ATARS)

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LOCKHEED MARTIN INVESTS IN RED 6, DEVELOPER OF AUGMENTED REALITY FLIGHT TRAINING, DOGFIGHTING

Lockheed Martin has invested an undisclosed amount of funding into start-up Red 6, a developer of augmented reality flight training and dogfighting software for use in a purpose-built helmet-mounted headset during flight. The Santa Monica, California-based company plans to use the funds to speed up development and commercialisation of its Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality System (ATARS), it said on 17 June.

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RED 6 DEBUTS AUGMENTED REALITY MILITARY TACTICAL TRAINING SYSTEM

The air refueling probe moves alarmingly close to our heads as we inch carefully into position beneath the tail of a Boeing KC-46A flying over California’s coastal range. Off the tanker’s right wing, a Lockheed Martin F-22 fighter jostles to stay in formation, making for an impressive sight. Maneuvering in flight this close to any object is an unusual experience, but what makes this particularly special is that, despite the apparent realism, neither of the aircraft I …

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RED 6 BRINGS AR TO USAF COMBAT TRAINING

“A Santa Monica, CA based start- up, Red 6, has announced a $1.5M development grant from AFWERX (the US Air Force tech incubator) to use augmented reality to solve what co-founder and CEO Dan Robinson calls “the military’s multi-billion dollar pain point.” The USAF alone is over 2,000 pilots short and is spending billions of dollars per year to providing adversary air-to-air training through the same expensive, dangerous and costly mock dogfights used for training in WWI.”

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LOCKHEED’S VENTURES ARM BACKS QUANTUM COMPUTING AND TRAINING TECH FIRMS

Lockheed Martin Ventures — the defense company’s technology startup investment arm — has backed two companies through separate avenues announced this week. In a release Tuesday, quantum computing company IonQ said it grew its total fundraising amount to $84 million through a new Series B round that represents its second significant round of investments since the 2015 founding with $2 million in seed money.

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