Swarm

Swarm

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Artificial intelligence is gaining use in modern warfare – what does it mean, and is it dangerous? AI, while faster than humans, is not...
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Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science are using multiple drone swarms to deal with forest fires, which are becoming increasingly common worldwide due...
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A new and revolutionary modular splittable drone can separate mid-flight into smaller, independent drones. This new alleged development by Chinese scientists could swarm enemy...
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There is a growing development and deployment of AI-controlled drones that can autonomously select and attack human targets. The US is reportedly developing a...
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According to reports, the US Army is looking to swarming technology to be able to execute time-consuming or dangerous tasks since future multi-domain battles...
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Groups of drones now can work together in networks for purposes such as traffic control, smart agriculture, surveillance and security systems, law enforcement, public...
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An autonomous offshore wind farm inspection technology under development will use aerial “drone swarms” deployed from an uncrewed marine robotic vessel. The system, developed...
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With the increase in recent years of refugees fleeing from dangerous areas via the sea, an urgent humanitarian crisis, some researchers have begun developing...
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Recently shown budget documents reveal that the US Navy is currently working on ways to build, deploy, and control thousands of small drones that...
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The US Navy aims to acquire several unmanned surface and underwater vehicles capable of deploying drone swarms in contested territory. The Navy has handed...
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The widespread commercial availability of cheap and capable drones means that they are available to unconventional adversaries as much as near-peer competitors. And because...
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When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters need to go in with gas sensing...
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Directed microwave energy has emerged as a promising solution against swarms of drones. However, the bulkiness of conventional microwave weapons makes them a pain...
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The Pentagon has proclaimed time and time again that it seems as though manned-unmanned teaming, collaboration between piloted planes and autonomous drones/robotic wingmen, as...
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Drone swarms have been usually tested in open environments without obstacles, or with the location of those obstacles pre-programmed. Highly cluttered environments such as...
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Later this year, U.S. forces will study UAV swarms within Project Convergence, which will be conducted with the Marine Corps and the Army.  Edge 22...
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When used for hostile purposes, drones and unmanned aerial vehicles can pose a significant threat. Nowadays, even skimmers available on the free market can...
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As part of the Project Convergence experimentation effort this fall, the U.S. Army is preparing to demonstrate an offensive drone swarm capability. This capability...
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In an intriguing experiment, an unmanned aircraft was used with virtual tools to perform swarm action. ASI-GA, a provider of remote-controlled aircraft systems, is...
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High-power microwave (HPM) weapons provide non-kinetic defeat of targets. The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) will develop a new HPM weapon system prototype,...

Operational, intelligent swarming aircraft autonomy will be integrated into US Air Force unmanned platforms. The combat-proven Hivemind autonomy software will advance the autonomous collaboration...

Impressive drone swarm capabilities were showcased in a US military exercise. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) has demonstrated an active drone swarm operating in...