Unmanned Vehicles & Robotics

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Articles: Data Acquisition
Designing for the Connected Battlespace
Makers of 'Solider as a System' technologies must confront significant bandwidth and size, weight, and power (SWaP) constraints.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Army researchers developed a technique that allows robots to remain resilient when faced with intermittent communication losses on the battlefield. The technique, called α-shape,...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Developing New Anti-Drone Radar Technology
IRIS was designed to be easily lifted, transported and deployed and redeployed as needed, which is pretty unusual for most radar systems.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
3D Radar
Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).
Application Briefs: Defense
Portable Diver Detection Sonar System
DSIT Solutions Ltd., recently supplied a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sonobuoy Dispensing & Remote Processing System
GA-ASI recently completed development and testing of the world's first self-contained anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability for an unmanned aircraft system.
Application Briefs: Defense
Counter UAS Defense System
Liteye Systems, Inc., recently announced Liteye SHIELD for multi-mission, multi-domain counter UAS defense systems.
Application Briefs: Defense
Convertible Drones
The "xFold" UAVs can switch between x4 (quad), x6 (hexa), x8 (octo) and x12 (dodeca) configurations in a matter of minutes.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Battle Tank Active Protection Systems
Trophy Active Protection Systems have been delivered to the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks.
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See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
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Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Amphibious Combat Vehicle
The ACV is an advanced, next generation vehicle designed for conducting ship-to-shore operations and effectively getting Marines into the fight.
Application Briefs: Materials
Laser Cleaner Robot
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.

Through collaboration with industry, academia and other government organizations, the Michigan National Guard helps facilitate the development and integration of innovative technologies that fill...

To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Counter-Drone Technology
The U.S. Government and Department of Defense will use Citadel's Titan systems to defeat drones.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Counter-UAS Technology
SRC recently demonstrated its Silent Archer® counter-unmanned aircraft system at Eglin Air Force Base.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Light Tactical Vehicle
The MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from the military provider Polaris Government and Defense.
Application Briefs: Propulsion
Electric Propulsion Ship
See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Weapon Fire Control System
Smart Shooter increases the accuracy and lethality of small arms.
Application Briefs: Defense
Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems
Steadicopter unveiled two rotary unmanned aerial systems: Black Eagle 25E and Black Eagle 50E.

Northrop Grumman's Huntsville Manufacturing Center has taken delivery of six shelters that will be outfitted as Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command...

Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Drone Charging System
Battery-charging times take just five minutes.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drone Parachute Rescue System
The technology is completely autonomous, lightweight, reusable and non-pyrotechnical.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Encapsulated Drone System
SpearUAV recently introduced a handheld version of the Ninox 40 encapsulated drone system.

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