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sea mine-hunting

Unmanned systems have become a frequent tool in dangerous sea mine-hunting missions. Now, a modified version of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has...
lifetime extension

F-35 Ground Testing has Showed Potential for F-35A Lifetime Extension. The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin have completed F-35 static, drop...
automated landing

The US Air Force has been moving towards an increased UAV flight automation, with the completion of the first-ever automated landing of an MQ-9...
hypersonic weapons

The U.S. Air Force is quickly getting closer to prototype, test and deploy hypersonic weapons on an expedited schedule. Hypersonic weapons can defend against...

New sensing method developed can enable us to passively sense an object even when direct vision is impeded. This could potentially be leveraged in...
line-of-sight

A new configuration of proven unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) shatters the line-of-sight barrier for small unmanned aircraft. A beyond line of sight, SATCOM-enabled small-UAV...

First responders, soldiers, hazard material teams, etc. need hand-free communications equipment in order to be able to concentrate more on their missions. The development...
navigation

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has been advancing wayfinding technology in order to improve travelers navigation experience...
nasa

Following a recent agreement, NASA now promotes vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAV. The Autonomous Pod Transport 70 (APT70), an unmanned air vehicle (UAV), will...
artificial intelligence

For the first time, the U.S. military’s research wing will be allocating $2 billion to develop a new generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with...
communications

When inquiring into the battlefield of tomorrow, and specifically communication among soldiers, within the U.S. Army exists a consensus: everybody would like a smartphone....
drone swarm

A brain-computer interface will enable a person to control everything from a drone swarm to an advanced fighter jet using nothing but their thoughts...
internet's routing

The internet is essential to the exchange of all manner of information. It is not a single network, but rather is a complex grid...
augmented reality

While performing complicated medical procedures in war zones, natural disasters and rural areas, healthcare professionals experience a plethora of challenges. In order to tackle...
malicious uass

The US Air Force has been enhancing its anti-unmanned aircraft capabilities with innovative technologies. An $18 million follow-on contract for the delivery of numerous...
tracking

For the first time, the NEON Personnel Tracker Solution was used to track personnel within challenging indoor, underground, and urban GPS-denied environments at the...
customs and border

A new technology will enhance the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) counting and measuring capabilities at ports of entry. Counting and measuring is...
facial recogntion

Facial recognition systems are a highly efficient public security solution. However, this field remains controversial, mainly due to privacy issues. Facial recognition has been...
frozen water

Diving in icy water is extremely dangerous to humans. As more Arctic sea lanes open up and the US Navy increases its readiness to...
interception

A successful interception test was conducted by the Japanese Aegis destroyer Atago. The system detected and shot down a short-range ballistic missile in space...
marine

As unmanned aerial systems technology has evolved, the extent of applications for drones has expanded into numerous fields, including pollution monitoring, search-and-rescue operations, etc....
light machine gun

The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will be supplied with new MK46 and MK48 light machine guns (FN Minimi). A $13.5 million contract has...

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