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quantum

The field of quantum technology is not new, it has been studied by Physics scientist for decades. Today we are in the midst of...

Power electronics are revolutionizing the commercial and military sectors. While silicon-based electronics have been here for decades, their electrical properties degrade in high temperatures,...

Facebook has been quietly continuing with its plan to use high-flying drones capable of bringing internet connectivity to communities around the world who still...
uav power

The effectiveness of unmanned aerial vehicles is limited by their flight time and payload capacity. Longer flight times are often needed and alternative power...

Innovations and developments found in aerospace and defense often trickle down to the commercial market as products and new capabilities for big data and...
military technology

Many leading military technology advances have been achieved during 2018.  US Army scientists and army sponsored researches have...
unmanned flight

An Airbus helicopter demonstrated an unmanned flight. The VSR700 aircraft is designed to complement manned helicopters, without replacing...
domestic development

By Arie Egozi The Turkish defense industry is galloping ahead posing growing competition to many...

Innovative power sources may help soldiers lighten their loads in battle zones. The new capabilities that could contribute to the US Army’s modernization priorities...
payload

A new medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can lift and transport a payload of over 90 kg. The Dauntless UAV is manufactured by Mobile...
uav battery

The next phase of drone deployment that will support longer flights and heavier payloads will need improved power solutions. Drone endurance has become a...

Odysseus is a solar-powered high-altitude and long-endurance autonomous aircraft, utilizing advanced solar cell technology and lightweight materials allowing it to remain on station indefinitely,...

By Arie Egozi The Israeli Air Force wants to receive the new KC-46 A tanker aircraft as early as possible and is even checking the...
diamonds

Various models of drones have the same weak point: their battery. They are capable of flying for only around 15 minutes at a time...
propulsion system

Most drones are small in size, typically large enough to serve as cool cameras or occasionally deliver packages. The US military wants to be...
bladeless drone

The exposed propellers found on many unmanned aircraft systems pose substantial hazards. People can easily cut themselves on the sharp, exposed motors. Bladeless drones...
drone inspection

Offshore wind turbines have been inspected by drones. Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind has recently authorized deployments of drone technology to capture high-resolution data of...
power grid

The combination of UAVs, machine learning, and automated image processing technologies can help electric utilities inspect power installations and make informed decisions. A new...
rocket propulsion

This is the next big thing in rocket propulsion. An Israeli company is developing a gel-based propellant that will change the way rockets and...
drone

A Philippine inventor flew and hovered for some 10 minutes in a single-passenger contraption powered by the “multicopter” technology commonly used in small unmanned...
self-charging drones

Disrupting drone mid-flight for recharge may soon become a thing of the past. An American company with an engineering center in Russia has developed...
solar-electric

As more and more advantages of renewable energy are being taken into account in the field of aerial transportation, a new environmentally-friendly autopilot aircraft...

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