‘We’re ushering in a new era of training:’ Red 6 inks $70M contract with U.S. Air Force

A defense startup establishing a technology office in Orlando will commercialize its augmented reality technology for military training after winning a $70 million contract from the U.S. Air Force.

Miami-based Red 6 Inc. is the creator of the Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality Systems, which uses AR technology to create synthetic threats that pilots can see while flying. The system lets pilots and ground operators identify those threats in real-time, high-speed environments via a flight helmet…