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A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robotic Combat Vehicles: Putting the Brains Behind the Brawn
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
UAS Interceptor System
In a recent demo conducted in Israel, RAFAEL’s Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rebar Tying Robot
SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
UAV Fuel Management System
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Counter-Drone Technology
Titan is an autonomous, A.I.-enabled counter drone solution that forces drones to safely land without disrupting nearby communications or electronics.
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.
Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.

As NASA looks to the future of flight, the agency is investing in technologies aimed at changing the aviation industry as we know it. These developments vary from basic...

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls), its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator. At 2...

You know how you leave space in a water bottle before you pop it in the freezer—to accommodate the fact that water expands as it freezes? Most metal parts in airplanes face the...

Knowing the air density outside a spacecraft vehicle can have a substantial effect on its angle of descent and ability to hit a specific landing spot. A new onboard algorithm...

Sandia National Laboratories robotics experts are working on a way to intercept enemy unmanned aircraft systems mid-flight. The government and defense industry have been exploring ways...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: April 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Limiting Creep in Aerospace Materials
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
UVision Air Ltd. recently unveiled its new modular weapon system: the Hero-120SF configuration.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Battle Tank Protection Systems Outfit Four Brigades of Army Tanks
Trophy Active Protection Systems will ultimately outfit four brigades of tanks.
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the launch of Puma LE.
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.
Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.

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