Resupply and Logistics

Resupply and Logistics

Photo illus. CH-47 Chinook helicopter by US DoD

The MH-47 Chinook helicopter variants are the primary heavy-lift transport helicopters for the U.S. Army’s Special Operations. Six new helicopters will be built for...
photo illus. by Wikimedia

Supply chain disruptions cause delays and increase prices, harming both the public and private sectors. Because of these reasons, the U.S. military wants to...
Photo illus. Pxfuel

It appears that supply chains crucial to the US economy and national security are vulnerable to cyber threats.  US President Biden’s executive order on America’s...
Photo-illust.-US-DoD-Wikimedia

Autonomous resupply gliders will take part in a large-scale US Special Operations Command exercise later this year. The Department of Defense needs to supplement...
urban mobility

Micro weather forecasting is essential with drone deliveries and air taxi operations. With most UAS weighing less than 55 pounds, even mild gusts of...
Photo illus.. climate change by Pixabay

The US Defense Department accounts for 56 percent of the federal government’s carbon footprint and 52 percent of its electricity use. Global warming will...

The production of a large autonomous cargo drone, the Natilus, will soon start, promising to contribute to the reduction of both the cost and...
Photo illust. Pixabay - 5G communication

AT&T successfully demonstrated its 5G networking capabilities for defense applications. The company completed its first milestone toward proving the capabilities of its 5G network...
hydrogen power

There will be more demand for generators as vehicles switch from internal combustion to electric power. Police departments and municipal governments will need backup...

Traditional and widely-used methods in underwater inspections often involve challenges with time, energy, monetary costs, and human risks, where workers would need to use...
photo illus. cybersecurity by Pixabay

The world understands that advanced transportation means and infrastructure require resilient cybersecurity and physical protection. Supply chain problems have been causing food and product...
AR

Companies are using augmented reality technologies in their manufacturing processes. Lockheed Martin, for example, uses augmented reality goggles in assembling its space systems for...

With the growing use of ground robots for all sorts of missions, reliable tires are needed for keeping robots on the move around the...

The second batch of the INNOFENSE Innovation Center is being launched today! Eight innovative projects out of 120 startups that applied were selected for...
photo illus. drone by Pixabay

Confined spaces such as industrial installations, storage tanks, etc. are challenging for routine inspection and maintenance, with possible risks to worker teams. An unmanned solution...
unmanned systems

At a time when efficient vaccine and medication delivery is crucial, new drone network technology allows for near-instant deployment for medical deliveries, emergency services...

The UK Royal Navy is exploring the use of drones to deliver lightweight supplies to vessels at sea. Given that seven out of ten...

Aircraft inspection by drones has transformed maintenance norms and is being introduced by airlines around the world. Whereas maintenance specialists previously had to perform...

Israel’s National Drone Initiative has launched the fourth phase of its pilot program, which this time will include night operations as well as flights...

Unmanned aerial aircraft in the military forces are not only used for surveillance and monitoring but are very useful in missions such as refueling,...
resupply

The rapid increase of global air cargo volume, due to the rise of e-commerce and customer demands for expedited delivery of goods, has substantially...
Photo illus. Vigilant Guard 2015, South Carolina

New autonomous technology could be a big step forward for battlefield first aid, where every minute counts. US Army leaders are trying to bolster...