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News: Unmanned Systems
One of the most impressive things about a trade show like AUSA 2021 is not just the tech on display, but the size of the tech on display.
News: Unmanned Systems
After skipping a year in 2020 due to COVID, AUSA 2021 returned to Washington, DC and came back strong. Army strong some might say.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control
The two-day event highlights cutting-edge products and services designed to protect DoD personnel, equipment, and infrastructure from hostile drones.
News: Test & Measurement
One of the most interesting — and definitely the most entertaining — technologies on display at this year’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show was Boston Dynamics’s aptly named Spot robot.
News: Aerospace
The rescheduled 2021 AUVSI XPONENTIAL unmanned vehicles and robotics technology trade show got underway this week.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
Ben Sharfi, CEO of General Micro Systems (GMS), says he has the Product of the Year. Do you agree?
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
News: Aerospace
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
News: Transportation
Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
News: Motion Control
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
News: Aerospace
Lightweight Sensing and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring

A new sensing and control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) allows for semi-autonomous flight. Pilots need not leave the ground to conduct routine monitoring and surveillance quickly and cost-effectively. Such systems are particularly useful during long flight...

News: Design

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks our industry expert: Will air taxis be influenced by military UAV standards?
News: Electronics & Computers
See how the shrinking of systems is impacting embedded computing design principles.
News: Robotics, Automation & Control
Editor Bruce A. Bennett takes us through the unusual — and completely unexpected —at this year's LASER World of Photonics.
Blog: Photonics/Optics
Many vendors at this year's event made their presence known with mega-sized booths.
Blog: Energy
The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.
News: Communications
The bi-annual Laser World of Photonics exhibition begins today.
News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An industry expert tells a Tech Briefs reader what's over the next hill regarding military UAVs.
Blog: Transportation
Three new unmanned helicopters were unveiled at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
News: Defense
A Navy Sea Glider can look for a target in mid-air or underwater.
News: Propulsion
As always, the Air Force Research Laboratory had a huge presence at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
News: Transportation
Pentek Vice President Rodger Hosking explains how signal recorder technology is being implemented in military unmanned vehicles.
Blog: Transportation
You think riding your Harley Davidson is exciting? Try the ElectraFly.
News: Aerospace
Taxi! A steady stream of AUVSI XPONENTIAL attendees got to see Bell's new air vehicle up close.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

News: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Design engineers in the aerospace industry are constantly challenged to improve fit and function of components used in commercial and military aircraft. Parts used in these aircraft...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Electropolishing has become a common metal finishing process used in the aerospace industry to help improve the overall quality of metal components. These components...

News: Aerospace

It’s common, especially in the aerospace industry, for parts that are fracture critical to be Liquid Penetrant Inspected (LPI) prior to installation. Also known as Dye Penetrant...

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