Unmanned Systems

Unmanned Systems

The US navy is investing in unmanned technologies due to the threats posed by its two significant rivals in global dominance - Russia and...
military uav market

Military Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market was estimated to be over USD 5 billion in 2016, and will have a market value of more...

Russia has been making efforts to advance a nuclear-powered unmanned underwater vehicle program. The Russian Navy plans to place more than 30 Poseidon strategic...

The US Department of Transportation announced it would allow drones to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions. “Drones…are well on...

American war-fighters have long enjoyed a technological preponderance over their opponents. They are equipped with the best high-tech gear in the world, such as...

Extremists continue to explore ways to surprise their enemies. The Iranian-aligned Shiite Houthi group in Yemen operated a drone strike on a attacked a...

Some U.S. Army leaders believe future wars will take place underground and in tunnels. A new Swiss robot may be a solution for this...

2018 was a pretty good year for military innovation, but it looks like 2019 is going to be even better. The Pentagon and other...

For several years, Ukrainian troops have been locked in a “frozen conflict” with Russian-backed separatists for control of the Donbas region in Eastern Ukraine....
drone payload

To achieve accurate recognition and high-resolution imaging, drones need to approach the target from a short range. But what if the drone is required...

Deliveries through drones have many advantages, it can reduce the time, cost and energy needed for everyday deliveries. However, for the purpose, they need...

Vehicle software is continuously gaining sophistication, creating new threat vectors in the process. As autonomous and connected vehicles become software driven, risks increase that...

The recent events at London's Gatwick Airport is a real-life example of how even an amateur drone pilot can disrupt major infrastructure. Now that...

International terrorism always targets headlines. When using drones, some expertise is required, especially if adapting commercial drones, and the payload needs to be developed...

Israeli researchers have created what they said is the first robot to truly use echolocation - a biological sonar like the one that bats...

A new project by the US Army seeks out robots that would do the fighting for the fighters in the field. The project entails...

Flying drones over crowds of people can be dangerous, and from now on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require a permission to do...
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...

The design details of the Scorpion, the new multi-mission, ‘back-packable’ unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), was unveiled by Endeavor Robotics last December. The high-mobility UGV...
communicat

U.S. Navy shipboard communications experts needed a digital datalink, an electronic connection for the exchange of information, to enable the naval helicopter to share...

A $4.1 million Predator drone crash that occurred in 2017 was only reported recently. The US MQ-1B Predator drone crashed after its crew lost...

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

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