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UAV swarms are cooperative, intercommunicating groups of UAVs used for a wide and growing variety of civilian and military applications. In disaster response, particularly...
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Military batteries must operate in a high temperature range, have high power and long energy density, and be safe in a ballistic environment. While...
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Retail giant Amazon says 75 to 90 percent of purchased items are under five pounds. Its new Prime Air delivery drone will be able...
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A new extended model of the Silent Falcon solar electric, fixed wing, UAV has been launched. The EE or Extended Endurance model incorporates the...
kite drone

Drone batteries are heavy and the short run times characterizing small drones are two major problems faced by unmanned aerial vehicles. A drone solution...
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A new unmanned aircraft system, the Condor, has been unveiled by Lockheed Martin. The small UAS is designed to support small unit teams with tactical...
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In some versions of submarines and military fighters, huge alkaline batteries weighing about 14 tons, capable of operating up to 12 years uninterruptedly, are...
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The flight endurance of a powerful drone has been doubled. The e-Drone Zero, Europe's first hydrogen powered drone is a long endurance quadcopter. The...

Aerospace giant Boeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV), its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL)...

Rolls-Royce has been quietly developing an integral system required to operate laser weapons on the battlefield for about a decade. The technology is an...

Purdue University researchers have engineered flying robots that behave like hummingbirds, trained by machine learning algorithms based on various techniques the bird uses naturally...

Drones are transforming operations in a number of industries, including infrastructure inspection, agriculture, search and rescue, mining, and more. Drones are becoming an integral part...

Quadrotor drones have been used in many areas such as cargo transportation, agriculture, and search and rescue. However, the low energy density of power...

A novel wearable liquid-based wearable technology can harvest energy for self-powered devices. This will pave way for advancements in self-powering devices such as consumer...

Energy supply to remote bases is one of the major concerns of military forces. A new generator creates power using "elastic tension gradient" strips....

Various companies around the world are exploring new energy solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with increased endurance. A new China-developed hydrogen fuel UAV...
cybersecurity

Critical infrastructures can be the target for severe cybersecurity threats. An alert released recently by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reflected...

Drone flight endurance is limited by the aircraft’s power supply, among other factors. A new solution under development turns the drone wings themselves into...

  The new US-1 drone by Impossible Aerospace claims to be the highest performance aircraft with electric propulsion. By designing the drone’s power source to...
hybrid drone

Manned helicopters cannot operate after sunset, provoking critical delays on a number of emergencies, which sometimes mean more casualties. A new technology will help...

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